The project is coherent with the shared environmental advocacy of both parties to leave a ‘legacy’ for future generations. After all, the future generation will be the ones enjoying the benefits of the trees to be planted through the project.
Signing the MOU are TYKFI Chairman and President Dr. Lucio C. Tan and UPLB Chancellor Dr. Rex Victor O. Cruz, TYKFI Corporate Secretary and Asst. Treasurer Juanita Tan Lee and UPLB Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs Dr. Enrique L. Tolentino, Jr. Other staff and officers of UPLB and TYKFI were also present during the event.
The Chairman and President, Dr. Lucio C. Tan, also took part in a tree planting ceremony with UPLB Chancellor Dr. Rex Victor O. Cruz. Together, they planted the mentioned threatened native tree species (almaciga, tindalo, guijo, almon, Philippine teak, kalantas, and supa).