The Mines and Geosciences Bureau RXI attended the civil society organization (CSO) convergence organization meeting of Mindanao Multi-Product Development Corporation (MMPDC) composed of various non-government organization groups recently at the Isla Reta Resort, Brgy. Sta Cruz, Talikud Island, Kaputian, Island Garden City of Samal.

The meeting was aimed at discussing the projects of MMPDC under its Gear-Up Peace Mindanao Initiative Program addressing the challenges posed by climate change.

Some of the projects discussed during the meeting include the possibility of constructing a hydraulic turbine converting the energy of sea waves into mechanical energy, used mostly for electric power generation. Originally, the idea was reached to address occurrences of tsunami incidents in Davao region.