The Soil Conservation Management Division shall provide leadership in the conservation and management of soils as vital agricultural resources for sustainable agricultural production and rehabilitation of degraded uplands and hilly lands.  It shall be responsible in the formulation of technical guidelines and standard procedures and in the development of appropriate technologies for soil conservation guided farming system, conservation agriculture, and other relevant best practices to maintain long-term soil productivity.  The Division shall also monitor and assess soil erosion and impacts of soil conservation practices in the rehabilitation of degraded land resources.

Mandate

Provide leadership in the conservation and management of soils for sustainable agricultural development and rehabilitation of degraded uplands and hilly lands

Mission

To conserve land resources and rehabilitate degraded land through appropriate soil conservation technologies for sustained production and environmental improvement

Vision

Enhanced sustainable agricultural production and rehabilitation of degraded uplands and hilly lands

Functions

  • Undertake field study and project development on soil conservation farming systems, farm planning, and conservation farm management
  • Develop farm-level conservation agriculture technologies appropriate to a specific ecosystem and strategies to enhance their implementation
  • Assess soil erosion processes and monitor impacts of soil conservation technologies on soil productivity and environmental improvement
  • Undertake field study and project development for the rehabilitation of degraded lands and watersheds of soil and water conservation facilities such rainwater harvesting structures

Workforce

Jose D. Manguerra
Chief, Soil Conservation Management Division (SCMD)

Engr. Eduardo V. Alberto
Section Chief

Evangeline Dacumos
Section Chief

Joseph Rojales
Section Chief

Ace Wilfred Abarro II

Jennifer Aquino

Ryan Benavidez

Amelene Cadiz

Arsenio Calonge

Jenielyn May Cristine Cornes

Rogelio Creencia

Bony Dela Cruz

Djolly Dimamling

Josephroel Guillermo

Jasmin Llusala

Baldwin Pine

Engr. Jemar G. Raquid

Dianne Michelle Roque

Aries Tayao

Filipina Ventigan

Patricio Yambot

Programs

Services

Contact Details

1st Floor, SRDC Bldg., Visayas Ave. cor. Elliptical Rd., Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

(02) 8923-0459

scmd@bswm.da.gov.ph