14 October 2021, Siniloan, Laguna Quezon Land Grant, Sierra Madre Mountain Range. Around mid October 2021, FEED received a text request from Euroasia Research Experts Inc. (ERE) & Euroasia Executive Search Inc. (EESI) inquiring whether their company could sponsor trees to be planted in honor of National Boss Day* (October 16th).
FEED welcomed the 50 native trees to be planted in the name of ERE & EESI Chairman and CEO, Mr. Eric Poiret, as a fitting gift to a loved leader for National Boss Day.
Among the native Philippine forest trees planted were 25 Bani and 25 Malaruhat, planted by a part of the 25 permanent community-based forest guards on site: Larry Rizaldo, Randy Velina, Joel Velina and Roger Glipo.
*History of National Boss Day (US)
In 1958, Patricia Bays Haroski registered National Boss’s Days as a holiday with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in honor of her father, who was also her employer. She created the holiday to improve office relationships between supervisors and their employees as well as raise cognizance to all the hard work boss’s put into their jobs. She felt as if younger employees didn’t appreciate their bosses enough, and knowing first hand what her father went through to make a company run smooth, set out to change that viewpoint. However, it wasn’t until Illinois Governor Otto Kerner supported Haroski’s registration four years later, that the day officially became a national holiday.
Social forestry (SF) can be a part of a sustainable forest management (SFM) strategy to achieve environmental, economic and social objectives. “SF and SFM can be compatible because both recognize the importance of community participation in achieving sustainable use of forest resources. However, there is a gap in translating the SF concept to activities within the SFM approach and a lack of continuity. To strengthen the role of local communities in SFM through SF, there is a need for a platform enabling open discussion among relevant stakeholders, increasing awareness about the benefits of SF and securing adequate funding to conduct SF activities.” (Source: https://www.cifor.org/knowledge/publication/7647)
These are the holistic approaches FEED and partners adopt as a science-based, proven method towards enhancing community participation in all planting programs, whether from ridge to reef, up to and including nursery and forest establishment, protection, maintenance, (GPS) monitoring and reporting to ensure at least 85% survival of all species planted, as well as community empowerment in the conservation of our natural resources.
Photo Journal of ERE’s & EESI’s Mini Forest PLANTING SITE
Video of the 50 Tree Mini Forest Site Preparation & Planting
GPS Coordinates of ThE ERE & EESI Planting Site for National Boss Day
Use any GPS (Global Positioning System) software / applications to input the latitude and longitude coordinates to be able to remotely see the location of your trees planted. Some examples include:
About ERE & EESI Philippines
EuroAsia Research Experts (ERE) is a consulting firm composed of a brilliant team of business development consultants that can help you achieve and exceed your retail business goals. ERE work process involves an end to end solution starting from the assessment of business capabilities up to developing self-sufficiency and achieving high-level results.
Euroasia Executive Search Inc. (EESI) is a Philippine recruitment partner to match the right talents with the right companies. It is an executive search company that helps companies grow one leader at a time!
For more details on ERE & EESI:
- 2nd floor Paragon Plaza EDSA, cor. Reliance St. Mandaluyong City Philippines
- Website: www.eesiphilippines.com & www.euroasiaresearchexperts.com
- Phones: +632-8706-0468
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What can I do to stop climate change?
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In a world of more than seven billion people, each of us is a drop in the bucket. But with enough drops, we can fill any bucket.” – David Suzuki
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Tree-Planting with FEED
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