Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Tayo ang Kalikasan Executive Director Maria Matilda A. Gaddi (right) signs as witness to the signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Rotary International District 3830 and the Samahang Kawayan ng Karugo Agri Farmer’s Association (SKKAFA) to strengthen their partnership for the Marikina Watershed Reforestation and Livelihood Project. Under the agreement, Rotary International District 3830 hands will fund the bamboo planting project of SKKAFA in Sitio Karugo, Rodriguez, Rizal in the amount of P1.2 million. In the photo are (from left to right) Rotary Club of Makati Buendia former president Emelito Castro, SKKAFA president Edgar Mariano, and Rotary Club 3830 District Governor Ma. Jocelyn Tan. DENR Acting Secretary Jim O. Sampulna has intensified operations in protected areas to safeguard these against illegal occupants. ###