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Climate Change and Food Security will beamong of the topics to be discussed in this year's National Environment Summit that will start this afternoon at the Nature's Village Resort in Talisay City, Negros Occidental.

The annual summit led by the Foundation for the Philippine Environment will tackle topics on climate change adaptation, food security and safety anchored on “no Filipino should go hungry” and Water Security and Sustainability, a press release from FPE said.

The gathering will be attended by about 150 environmentalists from around the Philippines and will look back and recognize results of their work and of their partners in the past 25 years.

It will also map out and calibrate the FPE National Environmental Agenda based on the national state of biodiversity and other related issues, the press release said.

Biodiversity Management Bureau Director Mundita Lim is also expected to present the state of the Philippine Biodivesity and the National Biodiversity Strategic Action Plan (NBSAP), and FPE Chief Executive Officer Lourdes Simpol, “The Climate Crisis.”

FPE partners will also be recognized for their contribution to biodiversity conservation, and they include Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. for “upholding the seal of good environmental governance in the province,” the press release added.*



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