Tree planting as flood remedy

Published on 21 June 2011

Officials and workers of government agencies in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao on Tuesday started planting trees (..) in long-term campaign designed by the ARMM leadership to address the “cycle of flooding” and at the same time provide residents’ of extra source of livelihood. (..) the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) rallied the massive planting of mahogany and rubber trees in North Upi town with tons of rice supplies used as food-for-work for 300 resident-families allotted one hectare each to manage, organizing officials said.

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