The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office in coordination with Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) will conduct a Biodiversity Summit on November 25, 2015 in Cebu Business Hotel with the theme on Diversity against Adversity. Resource persons from the Center for the Conservation Innovation (CCI) will present the status of the biodiversity of the Cebu Island including two conservation projects in Cebu : The Philippine Cinnamon Conservation Project and the Local Conservation Area project.
Resource persons are wildlife biologists Dr. Aldrin Mallari and Mr. Edmund Leo Rico from the Center for Conservation (CCI). Estela Rodriguez
Cebu is a province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas (Region VII) region, and consisting of a main island and 167 surrounding islands and islets.
Cebu is one of the most developed provinces in the Philippines, with Cebu City as the main center of commerce, trade, education and industry in the Visayas. In a decade it has transformed into a global hub for shipping, furniture-making, tourism, business processing services, and heavy industry.