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Parañaque holds solid waste management training

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The Philippine KOICA Fellows Association, Inc. (PHILKOFA), the alumni association of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) scholars, conducted a training on Solid Waste Management and Climate Change for barangay officials of Parañaque City.

The training was co-organized on July 26 at the Legislative Building of Parañaque City Hall by the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Parañaque City and Environmental Management Bureau (EMB). The DENR National Capital Region, through its South Field Office, participated in the event.

The KOICA scholars shared their insights on solid waste management and their possible application by the city of Parañaque especially on the on-going cleanup, rehabilitation, and preservation of Manila Bay.

Philkofa/KOICA scholars Christian Kevin Latiza from DENR Mines Safety, Environment and Social Devt Division, Rose Ann Tierra from Office of Civil Defense, Training Specialist and Rechale Ybanez from DENR -EMB Region 7, Senior Environmental Management Specialist. This was in collaboration with Eli Ildefonso, Head Executive Assistant EMB-DENR, City Environment and Natural Resources Office Cenro Swaeso Parañaque Bernardo Amurao , Head CENRO and Isabelo Mojica, Asst Head Cenro , LGU-Parañaque and Philippine KOICA Fellows Association Inc. (PHILKOFA) Also present was Jong HEE Park, KOICA Asst. Country Director, Philkofa Board of Trustees and members of Philkofa. BOT Genaro Tolentino and Mai Quiray hosted the said activity.

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