(In photo) Acting Director Atty. Emelyne V. Talabis and OIC-Assistant Director Engr. Henry P. Pacis as Panelists in the recently-concluded Conference on Sustainable Land Governance held last February 8-9, 2017 at the Diamond Hotel, Manila. Organized by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN–HABITAT), and The World Bank, Atty. Talabis discussed in an Open Forum “Improving Access to Land Records/Information”, while Engr. Pacis imparted the importance of “Policy Frameworks for Land Administration and Management”.


The LMB Acting Director, OIC-Assistant Director, Division Chiefs and Project Heads, together with DENR Undersecretary. Analiza Rebuelta-Teh, against the backdrop of LAMS Philippines.

The Land Management Bureau (LMB) delegation in the Conference is comprised of Acting Director Atty. Talabis, OIC-Assistant Director Engr. Pacis, Ms. Maria Gina F. Pascua, Chief, Land Policy and Planning Division (LPPD), Engr. Rolando R. Pablo, Chief, Land Management Division (LMD), Atty. Marlou P. Alutaya, Chief, Legal Division, Engr. Victor B. Balde, Chief, Records and Knowledge Management Division (RKMD), Mr. Alex C. Pascua, Chief, Administrative Support Staff, Engr. Warlito G. Quirimit, Head, Land Administration and Management System (LAMS) Coordinating Desk, Ms. Alice T. Robles, Manager, Center for Land Administration and Management Philippines, and Ms. Erma G. Quirimit, Chief, Technical Staff, Office of the Director. They were invited by Ms. Maris Mikelsons, Chief of Party, of USAID and the Strengthening Urban Resilience for Growth with Equity (SURGE) Project.

Alongside the conference is an exhibit where the Bureau presented the capabilities and accomplishments of LAMS-Philippines.

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