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Owning A Heritage

Owning A Heritage

For their children and their children’s children, the real and adopted sons and daughters of Ifugao work together to repair and preserve a world heritage By ANGELO G. GARCIA IFUGAO, Philippines — The Batad Rice Terraces is said to be the most beautiful of the terraces in the Ifugao Province. The sloping green terraces on […]

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P30-million to restore Ifugao terraces

P30-million to restore Ifugao terraces

By MARVYN N. BENANING MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) is putting in P30-million to restore the Ifugao Rice Terraces to its former glory. Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala made the commitment during his November 25 meeting with Ifugao officials and other leaders at the Banaue Hotel. Alcala said the rice terraces are […]

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Philippines: The stairway to heaven

Philippines: The stairway to heaven

Jeremy Koh, Mumbai Mirror | Oct 23, 2011, 11.01AM IST Soak in the extraordinary sights of Sagada in Philippines – hanging coffins, endless bat caves and rice terraces known as the stairways to heaven A strong, pungent smell hit us in the face as we walked into the cave. We could hear some chirps and […]

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Funds sought for rehab of Ifugao rice terraces

Funds sought for rehab of Ifugao rice terraces

MANILA, Philippines – The devastation brought by typhoons “Pedring” and “Quiel” in September caused massive damages to the Ifugao Rice Terraces, prompting a lawmaker to seek help from donors in the rehabilitation of the rice terraces. Lone district of Ifugao Representative Teddy Brawner Baguilat on Tuesday called on the international donor community for help because […]

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Ifugao hardest hit by 'Pedring' in Cordillera

Ifugao hardest hit by ‘Pedring’ in Cordillera

by Dan B. Codamon LAGAWE, Ifugao, Oct. 5(PIA) – – The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) here released the latest assessment of the damages and losses caused by typhoon “Quiel” in the province, the hardest hit by typhoon Pedring in the Cordillera . PDRRMC reported that typhoon Quiel left six injured and […]

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NAMRIA conducts mapping survey in heritage sites in Ifugao

NAMRIA conducts mapping survey in heritage sites in Ifugao

by Vency D. Bulayungan LAGAWE, Ifugao, Sept. 26 (PIA) – – The National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) will conduct starting today mapping surveys in heritage sites here. This was disclosed by Renato Patacsil, the project coordinator of the Ifugao Cultural Heritage Office (ICHO). The four heritage sites in the province are Banaue, Hungduan, […]

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