Seedlings are the most important input to sustain the momentum of Integrated Natural Resources and Environmental Management Project (INREMP) Natural Resources Management (NRM) subprojects. And, safeguarding them during the first two years after planting is very essential, if not a requirement to a more favorable and profitable NRM plantations. In actuality, much of the vegetation, crops, and young plants is usually destroyed by either community cattle or undesirable weeds.
Fences, therefore, help protect them from this wide range of threats. The provision of shades for the seedlings, on the other hand, reduces the amount of sunlight delicate vegetables and plants supposed to receive, thus decreasing the amount of water lost by these seedlings effecting to well-grown and matured plants eventually. Because generally, seedlings need protection from hot sun, heavy rains, and strong winds.
Forty-two (42) Peoples Organizations (POs) from the Bukidnon Upper River Basin (BURB) completed its Livelihood Enhancement Support – 1 (LES-1) between November 2019 and July 2020.