Stakeholders which include provincial/municipal environment and natural resources officers, provincial/municipal planning development officers and provincial/municipal agriculture officers participated in the “Seeing is Believing Program (Mine Visit)” which is part of the Regional Unified IEC Program of ARMOR RXI and MGB RXI.  Alliance of Responsible Miners of Region XI (ARMOR), the lead organizer of the mine visit activity, is a non-stock private organization which is composed of large scale mining companies in the region  that actively advocate responsible mining and sustainable development to host communities. ARMOR designed the Regional Unified IEC Program with the objective of bringing stakeholders to a learning experience where they will see for themselves how mining companies strictly comply with the requirements of the mining laws. The participants assembled and attended the half-day morning seminar titled Presentation of Fundamentals on Responsible Mining Development and Best Practices of Mining Companies at the Pinnacle Hotel, Davao City and Mine Visit in the afternoon at Holcim Mining and Development Co. in Bunawan District, Davao City on May 31, 2018.

Participants join the mine visit activity conducted at Holcim Mining and Development Co. quarry area in Bunawan District,  Davao City on May 31, 2018.