LMB deputy attends UN-FAO land tenure seminar in Rome
RESPONSIBLE GOVERNANCE OF TENURE ON LANDS, FOREST, AND FISHERIES. Land Management Bureau (LMB) Assistant Director Emelyne V. Talabis (right, center photo) represents the Philippines through the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and LMB to present the country’s experience and initiatives in land administration and management (LAM) reform as an example of responsible governance of tenure on lands. The presentation was conducted during the Stocktaking Event on the “Voluntary Guidelines for the Responsible Governance of Tenure on Lands, Forests, and Fisheries (VGGT) held on May 14, 2014 at the United Nations-Food and Agriculture Organization (UN-FAO) Headquarters, in Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, Rome, Italy. Only three case studies on the Government side - the Philippines, Guatemala, and Sierra Leone were presented during the event. Representatives (top and bottom photos) from the civil society from various countries also shared their experiences on the VGGT. UN-FAO spearheaded the Stocktaking event. (May, 2014)
POWERHOUSE DAR ORIENTATION ON LAMS
Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes (center) listens to Land Management Bureau (LMB) OIC-Director Ralph C. Pablo (right) as he explains the relevance and importance of the computerization of land records through the Land Administration and Management System (LAMS) which operation is spearheaded by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) through LMB. DAR.Secretary de los Reyes said, “I personally attended the orientation to know how the System works and how survey verification on CARP-able lands will be faciliated at the DAR and DENR.” Also in attendance are DAR Undersecretary for Field Operations Jose Grageda (partly hidden), Assistant Secretary Field Operations Office Teofilo Inocencio (back), Director Leandro Caymo, Assistant Director Joey Sumatra, Engr. Walter Gealan, and Engr. Araceli Pinga. The orientation was also supported by Atty. Emelyne V. Talabis, LMB Assistant Director, Engr. Henry P. Pacis, DENR-CARP National Coordinator, Engr. Rolando Pablo, LMB Land Management Division Chief, Mr. Romeo G. Mendizabal, Unit Head, Admin and Finance, DENR-CARP and representatives from Crevel International, the developer of the LAM system. The LAMS presentation was conducted by Engr. Warlito Quirimit, Head of LAMS-National Coordination Desk (NCD) & Chief, Land Survey Management Information Section (LSMIS) - in concurrent capacity. (lmm)
LMB gains CSC nods for Level II accreditation
LMB accredited to Level II Status by Civil Service Commission. Land Management Bureau OIC-Director Ralph C. Pablo receives the Level II Accreditation certificate from Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairperson Francisco T. Duque III under the Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resources Management (PRIME-HRM). The award was given for the agency’s effective implementation of human resources management systems and programs. (April, 2014)
The Land Management Bureau (LMB) was conferred a Level II Accreditation status under the Civil Service Commission’s (CSC) Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management (PRIME-HRM) for the agency’s effective implementation of human resources management systems and programs.
LMB OIC-Director Ralph C. Pablo personally accepted the Level II Accreditation certificate from CSC Chairperson Francisco T. Duque III in a simple ceremony held at the Luxent Hotel in Quezon City last March 27, 2014.
Under the Level II Accreditation Status of PRIME-HRM the LMB can now take final action on appointments below division chief level – with a Salary Grade of 1 to 22.
Newly improved public assistance facility opens
True to its commitment to serve the public with excellence not only in terms of services but also with its facilities, the Land Management Bureau (LMB) opens to the public the newly-refurbished Publi…
LMB Head: Come up with trainings that suit RATPLAN
Land Management Bureau (LMB) OIC-Director Ralph C. Pablo urged the bureau’s division chiefs to identify training plans in capacitating LMB and Land Management Services (LMS) Regional Field Offices pe…
Bhutan, Australia land delegates undergo immersion on LAM
Delegates from the National Land Commission, Royal Government of Bhutan and Land gate, Australia experienced first-hand the implementation of land administration and management (LAM) in the Philippin…