Establishing its Role as the Sustainable Food Center of the South


The region is also richly endowed with abundant watersheds and water resources more than adequate to supply the regions requirement for irrigation, domestic and industrial uses. There are several river basins in the region. Five of these basins have been proclaimed and given priority for their conservation and development. These watersheds are Siguel River, Allah Valley, Lake Sebu, Mt. Matutum and Malitubog - Maridagao River. Among the major rivers that traverse the region are the Rio Grande de Mindanao and the Ala River. In addition, SOCCSKSARGEN is located within the second largest basin in the Philippines which is known as the Mindanao River Basin

Source InstitutionNational Economic and Development Authority
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Place of PublicationKoronadal City
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