Members of the Gender and Development (GAD) Focal Point System of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) MIMAROPA Region took part in the conduct of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) National Meeting on Updating of GAD Strategic Plan (2021-2025) and Preparation of 2021 GAD Plan and Budget via Zoom Cloud Meetings, August 6.

Pursuant to DENR Special Order No. 2020-253, the said meeting sought to “update current GAD Strategic Plan to include recent emergent concerns such as climate change, and health towards women-focused investments on resilience for transformation change.”

Furthermore, the activity also aimed to finalize the 2021 GAD Plans and Budgets for 2021 of the DENR offices, attached agencies, and line bureaus.