THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has successfully partnered with Kitanglad Guard Volunteers (KGV), Forest Foundation Philippines and Holcim Corp. to plant more than 300 hectares of coffee, abaca and bamboo as a sustainable agroforestry system to protect Bukidnon's Mt. Kitanglad.

"In spite of the limited manpower assigned in Mt. Kitanglad, the Protected Area Management Board has tapped the cooperation of the upland communities to spearhead the community- based park protection," said Daniel Somera, protected area superintendent.

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