Resource reserves

Resource reserves refer to an extensive, relatively isolated, and uninhabited area which is difficult to access and is designated to protect the natural resources of the area for future use and prevent or contain development activities that could affect the resources, pending the establishment of sustainable resource utilization goals which are based upon appropriate information and planning. (Sec. 4(hh), R.A. No. 7586 as amended by R.A. No. 11038)