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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) XII conducts various Information, Education and Communication (IEC) activity campaigns to promote its programs and services on the Mineral Resources Development and Geosciences.

One of the recent IEC conducted was during the ‘Duterte Legacy: Barangayanihan Caravan’ in Region XII. It is said to be a collaboration with government agencies, as well as volunteers from the Global Coalition of Advocacy Support Groups and Force Multipliers. The campaign aims to inform the public about the government’s programs, policies, accomplishments, and efforts to bring about real change to the lives of the Filipino people by showcasing real stories from the beneficiaries in their respective localities of the administration’s landmark policies and programs.

MGB XII Geologist Princess Danielle Matas and Engr. Wynlove Galagaran together with Atty. Mary Charlen Suedad assisted stakeholders’ queries with adequate information about types of minerals, geohazard maps and hazard risks that leads to flooding and lanslides. The team also distributed Provincial Geohazard Maps and Groundwater Resources Maps as well as informational posters on landslides, flooding, and sinkholes.

Meanwhile MGB XII Engr. John Mikel Ansao and Engr. Kier Castillanes in coordination with the National Coalition of Small-Scale Miners in the Philippines, Inc. and BAN Toxics conducted a Mine Safety Training and review of the Minahang Bayan Declaration application documents on Small-Scale Miners associations in T’boli, South Cotabato on April 22, 2022 as part of the nationwide launching of the ASGM (Artisanal Small Scale Gold Mining) caravan. The said training equips mine workers on safety regulations and practices.

Lastly, MGB personnel attended a Holographic Display Facility Training in coordination with the Soccsksargen Responsible Miners Associaton (SRMA) on May 18, 2022. The Holographic Display dubbed as a Hologram show will be used by the Bureau and SRMA on its IEC road show activities in the different province of Region XII.

MGB XII conducts IEC on Duterte Legacy: Barangayanihan Caravan in Region XII
MGB XII Engr. Kier Castillanes discussed Mine Safety to Small-Scale Miners in T’boli, South Cotabato during the ASGM (Artisanal Small Scale Gold Mining) caravan.