RED Reynulfo A. Juan

REYNULFO A. JUAN  has been designated as the 8th Regional Executive Director of the DENR CALABARZON after 18 years of fruitful service at the Mines and Geosciences Bureau as Regional Director pursuant to DENR Special Order No. 2011-780 dated October 21, 2011.

After placing 3rd in the 1976 Geologist Board Examination right after graduating from the University of the Philippines (Diliman), he joined the government and is now on his 36th year with the government. He acquired his Masters Degree in Public Management in 2000 and took up Doctorate in Public Administration of which he still has to write his dissertation.

A career employee, he started as a casual geologist in 1976 and rose from the ranks eventually becoming the Chief Geologist in 1988. He was designated as CENRO of Iriga City for 3 years. He was called upon by the DENR management to man the different MGB Regional Offices in Zamboanga (Region 9), Legazpi (Region V), Iloilo (Region 6) and Manila (Region 4) from 1989 to 2011 as OIC-Regional Director. He became full-pledged Regional Director in 2002.

He obtained his Career Executive Service Officer Rank (V) in November 2002.

He had a one-year stint as OIC-Regional Executive Director of the DENR Regional Office No. 5 and concurrent Regional Director for MGB 5 from 2007 to 2008.

He has attended numerous trainings and seminars that prepared him to cope up with the managerial responsibilities of his various assignments; such as the CESB Executive Leadership Programs, DAP’s PED Seminar, Workshops on Policy Appreciation and Problem Analysis and Decision Making. He also developed his technical skills by attending trainings, such as the Environmental Management at the Australia’s University of Queensland in Australia, UNDP/CDG’s Advance Professional Training on Modern Techniques of Analysis and Evaluation Regarding the Use of Raw Materials in Germany, China Geological Survey’s Seminar on Mineral Resources Assessment and Management for Administration Officials in China, and UNDP’s Metallogeny and Exploration of Ore Mineral Deposits in Leningrad, USSR, among others.

His performance in the government service was acknowledged with various awards: the Outstanding Performance Award (1997), Isa Kang Agila Award (1995), Eagle Award (1994) and a citation on the discovery of fossil ammonites in Catanduanes in 1983. 

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DENR "Agos ng Buhay" Program to Set Stage in CALABARZON, Nationwide

 

"Healthy oceans, healthy people," the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) - Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) stresses the importance of healthy coastal and marine ecosystems in the lives of the people.

The Philippines, as an archipelago, is surrounded by bodies of water such as seas, bays, lakes, and rivers.

In the CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) Region can be found a number of water bodies like the South China Sea, Taal Lake and Pansipit River in Batangas; the Philippine Sea, Tayabas Bay, Lamon Bay and Ragay Gulf in Quezon; Laguna de Bay in Laguna and Rizal; and Manila Bay, which drains the watershed areas of the provinces of Laguna, Cavite and Rizal.

Fishing has always been an important source of livelihood for Filipinos, especially for communities in coastal areas. Fish is still the primary source of animal protein in the Philippines with annual per capita consumption at kilograms.

Unfortunately, some small and large-scale fishermen engage in unsustainable fishing practices that result in habitat degradation and fish stock depletion.

BMB records show that nearly 73% of coastal and marine ecosystems are degraded, with cost of inaction estimated at Three Billion Pesos (PhP 3B) annually.

 

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