NPC President Ma. Gladys Cruz-Sta. Rita, along with the Watershed Management Department headed by Mr. Emmanuel Umali met on Monday the Provincial local government unit of Ifugao led by Governor Denis B. Habawel for a meeting.

The meeting discussed how NPC and the Ifugao local government can work together in preserving the natural cultural treasure that is the Banawe Rice Terraces and portions of the Magat Watershed Reservation in Ifugao.

After the meeting, both parties are expected to put their mutual understandings on paper and sign it through a memorandum of agreement