Through the Verde Zamboanga, Inc., the Community Tree Planting activities continue for the rehabilitation and reforestation of forest trees in the different areas in the city.
As the year 2018 started, the Youth Task Force of Labuan spearheaded a Tree Planting Activity on January 25 in Barangay Labuan. Around 300 seedlings of narra variety sponsored by Zamboanga City Water District (ZCWD) were planted.
The activity was joined by selected students and teachers from Labuan National High School, TFZ-Lapu Lapu Troopers, Bureau of Fire Protection, PNP-Labuan station and Coast Guard. Barangay Local Government Unit-Labuan, ZABIDA and Verde Zamboanga support the various environmental initiatives of the sectors for the Climate Change Adaptation advocacies.
Verde Zamboanga Inc. (VZI), is a Non-Government Organization focusing in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation. ZABIDA is currently taking the Secratriat responsibility for VZI. (Karel Mellanes)