The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) of Zamboanga del Norte celebrated National Women’s Month with the theme “We Make Change Work for Women”, through a mangrove propagule planting and team building activity in Lapyahan, Dapitan City on March 17, 2022.
 
About 100 propagules of Piapi (Avicennia marina) were planted by 44 personnel. Aside from the propagule planting, PENRO Zamboanga del Norte team also prepared activities such as trivia games and sack race for the personnel.
 
In a message given by PENR Officer Cidur S. Julsadjiri, he magnified the advantage of Gender and Development (GAD) programs of the government as a great platform in empowering women of today and having their voices heard as a call for action.
 
DENR IX continues its support to pursue the common vision of inspiring and empowering women to be agents of change and to promote gender equality.