DENR to conduct Land Summit this month
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is set to hold the first-ever National Land Summit which is expexted to ensure synergy and cooperation among the land management and titling agencies in the country.
Over 400 participants from various government agencies, the business sector, civil society and other stakeholders will gather at the Manila Hotel on January 16-17 for the summit which is themed: “Forging Stronger Alliances and Bridging Networks.”
The country’s other three main titling agencies – the Department of Agrarian Reform, Land Registration Authority, and the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples – will also join the two-day conference.
DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu expressed hope that the summit will serve a venue to discuss and address problems concerning land ownership.
“This first-ever land summit signifies our strong commitment to implement this program and bring it to fruition,” Cimatu said in a statement over the weekend.