Projects and Programs

Hineleban has developed the Program for Equitable Advancement of Rural Livelihoods (PEARL), which is within the framework of the Mindanao Rainforestation Initiative (MRI). The PEARL is adopted by the province of Bukidnon through the passage of a resolution by the Sangguniang Panglungsod (the Provincial Board). The PEARL is an integrated effort to protect and conserve the ecosystems, secure water, food and energy resources, and promote economic opportunities in Mindanao. It puts together in a single program the concepts of forest conservation, watershed management, sustainable agriculture, and rural livelihood improvement. Within the PEARL framework are the following initiatives and programs: