PENRO Maritess M. Ocampo, CENRO Joseph Leo E. Oconer, HEA For. Luis P. Gonzaga from the Office of the Regional Executive Director  and the Municipal Officials of San Francisco headed by the Municipal Mayor, Hon. Val P. Pinat formally signed in a simple ceremony the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between DENR and Municipality of San Francisco, Surigao del Norte for the formulation of the municipal Forest Land Use Plan (FLUP) on August 28, 2019 at the municipal Women’s Training Center.

The forging also signifies the co-management partnership of the Forest and Forests Lands of the municipality gearing towards future economic progress in the context of sustainable forest management, biodiversity management, climate change adaptation, risk reduction management and associated forest threats and degradation.