The ERDB was created in June 1987 under Executive Order (EO) 192 that merged the function of the former Forest Research Institute (FORI) and the National Mangrove Committee. Its headquarters is located at the University of the Philippines Los Baños, College of Forestry and Natural Resources (UPLB-CFNR) campus in the municipality of Los Baños, province of Laguna, Philippines about 65 kms south of Manila.
The Seminar on Environment and Biotechnology was held at the Justice Palma Hall, Unibersidad de Manila, Arroceros, Manila on Nov. 26, 2013. The seminar is a build-up activity for the 9th National Biotechnology Week celebration which was held from Nov. 25-29, 2013. The host for this year’s celebration is the Department of Education. This year’s theme is “Edukasyon sa Bioteknolohiya: Ok sa 5k (Kalikasan, Kalusugan, Kagandahan, Kabuhayan at Kaunlaran).>>more
The “Training on Environmental Awareness and Natural Resources Development and Conservation for Selected Public Elementary and Secondary Schools in Laguna”, was conducted in Pakil Elementary School, Pakil, Laguna on September 19, 2013. A follow-up training was held at Kabulusan National High School, Barangay Kabulusan, Pakil, Laguna on November 14, 2013 for the secondary level.” >>more