Project 2. Generation and Transfer of Technologies for Rehabilitation of Mine Waste Areas
Study 1. Phytoremediation for mine waste area in Naboc, Monkayo, Compostela Valley
Date Started 2015
Date of Completion 2019
Duration 5
Place of Implementation Monkayo, Compostela Valley, Region 11
Funding Agency ERDB
Description The study aims to improve/stabilize the soil condition of mine waste areas affected by mining activities. The project shall develop phytoremediation strategies by assessing plant species with ability to thrive in mercury contaminated waste areas. Level of mercury in existing plants shall be test to determine such ability. The result of this study will cater the technology needs of the government agencies and private organizations with mandates of promoting a clean and healthy environment for the well-being of the people in the mining communities.