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Mr. Joemark C. Bondad, Planning Officer II of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau-IX, is 2022 Best Policy Paper Grand Winner for this year's MGB Annual Technical Forum dubbed as "#MineResponsibility: Reinventing Geosciences and Minerals Industry Towards Sustainable Development" held at the posh Marco Polo Hotel in Lahug, Cebu City from September 28-30, 2022.

and all at once summer collapsed into fall

Information Officer and Regional Convergence Initiative-Technical Working Group (RCI-TWG) member of Region IX, Ms. Emma Deverala, assisted in the orientation of the National Convergence Initiative-Sustainable Development for Rural Development (NCI-SRD) Framework and the approved Convergence Area Development Plan to the newly elected local officials of LGU Zamboanga City and Municipality of Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte, for the Ayala Watershed and Siocon-Lituban Watershed Convergence Areas, on August 30 and August 31, 2022, respectively.


Representing the Provincial Mining Regulatory Board of Zamboanga del Norte, MGB-IX embedded personnel for the Province of Zamboanga del Norte, Engr. Nikool Ansao and Engr. Adonis Canon, attended the Stakeholder's Conference for the Delineation and Titling North Sindangan and South Sindangan Ancestral Domain held in Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte on September 2, 2022.

 Other participants present during said activtiy were personnel/representatives from the Zamboanga del Norte Provincial Government, DENR-IX, DAR-IX, LGU of Sindangan, ROD, AFP, PNP, DSWD-IX, DA -IX and representatives from CSO within Zamboanga Peninsula.