The rural areas.
This was the main highlight of Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III in his speech before the members of the Metro Cebu Development and Coordinating Board during its quarterly Full Board Meeting last March 18, 2015 in Talisay City.
by Elaine Jane Pañares | USJR Mass Comm intern
”Together, we can make a difference,” goes the popular line we get to hear often in election campaigns and calls for support for advocacies.
Is this possible? Yes. Time and again, countless of incidents, big and small across the world, have proven how collaborative efforts can lead to positive changes. They lived up to what collaboration means—an action working with someone to produce or create something.
The 5th year civil engineering students of the University of San Carlos (USC) and University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) and Mega Cebu have conducted brainstorming sessions to choose project studies that will address the infrastructure problems in local government units from Carcar City to Danao City.
With global warming, the importance of trees multiplies a hundredfold, especially in cities and urbanized areas. They offer protection from calamities and diseases.
Urban street trees, specifically, provides benefits not just to the environment but to the people around them simply by existing in the middle and side of the roads, in parks, and around pocket communities.
This is a glimpse of Mega Cebu‘s celebration of its third year anniversary last April 15, 2014. Mega Cebu was created on April 1, 2011 when 14 local government units, 13 national government agencies, and seven private sector and civil society organizations signed a Memorandum of Agreement. Since then, Mega Cebu has been making strides in the urban development of Metro Cebu.