DENR Eastern Visayas hosts the National CBFM-CARP Year-end Implementation Review and Assessment from November 27-December 1, 2023.

The event seeks to assess regional accomplishments and implementation of Community-Based Forest Management (CBFM) and Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) projects and capacitate implementers and stakeholders towards achieving the objectives of CBFM-CARP.

The CBFM-CARP is one of DENR's primary initiatives aimed at sustaining families and upland farmers through agroforestry projects and livelihood support interventions.

Attending the event are representatives from CBFM peoples organizations, CBFM Coordinators, personnel from the Conservation and Development Division of different DENR regional offices, officials and staff from the Forest Management Bureau, CARP National Coordinating Office, and Presidential Agrarian Reform Council Secretariat. The opening program was graced by the Assistant Secretary for Field Operations-Western Mindanao and concurrent FMB Director Arleigh Adorable and the Undersecretary for Legal and Administration Atty. Ernesto Adobo, Jr. DENR 8 Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Atty. Dario O. Suarez welcomed the participants.