2018-04-ResidentsofVictoriaOrientalMindoroshare 1Vicente Malapitan (right) shares the emerging benefits of the Bagong Silang–Macatoc FMR in an interview during the Thematic Evaluation Study in Victoria, Oriental Mindoro. (Photo by Leira Vic Colongon, DA-PRDP MIMAROPA RPCO InfoACE Unit)

“Dati po dumaraan ako dito, rough road pa nga ito. Siguro kung papuntang bayan at dito dadaan sa lugar na ito, aabutin siguro mga dalawang oras. Pero ngayon po na concrete na ang kalsada, bale mga isang oras na lang ang byahe (I used to pass here when it is still a rough road. Through this route, the travel time going to the capital is about two hours. Now that the road is concreted, it is just one hour of travel).”


20180326occimindoro 2SAAD National Director Bernadette F. San Juan together with the PMED staff Ms. Josephine de Sales (1st row-right), Dr. Nex Basi (3rd row,3rd from left), participants from the municipalities of Abra de Ilog, Paluan, Sta. Cruz, and Magsaysay after the workshop. Photo by: Paulo Emmanuel M. Ajose, RAFIS DA- MiMaRoPa

The province of Occidental Mindoro was chosen to be one of the beneficiaries of the Special Area for Agriculture Development (SAAD) program thru its planning and workshop held at San Jose on March 13-15, 2018.


IMG 6586Municipal Agriculturists and Local Farm Technicians from MIMAROPA pose for a photo opportunity at the rice farm planted with different hybrid rice varieties.

Municipal Agriculturists (MAs) and Local Farm Technicians (LFTs) of MIMAROPA participated in the 6th National Tech Forum in Dipolog City on March 20-22. 


2018-03-MarinduquesarrowrootindustrytoriseNarcissa Mandac, Treasurer of the Malbog Multi-Purpose Farmers’ Cooperative, harvesting arrowroot in her farm near the “Arrowroot Production and Marketing” subproject site. (Photo by Leira Vic Colongon, DA-PRDP MIMAROPA RPCO InfoACE Unit)

“Kami po ay natutuwa. Nagpapasalamat po ang Malbog Multi-Purpose Farmers’ Cooperative sa tulong po [ng World Bank]. Sana po ang aming mga members at saka mga taga-rito po sa Malbog ay matutulungan po at makaangat po ang aming kabuhayan (We are very excited. The Malbog Multi-Purpose Farmers’ Cooperative thanks the World Bank for their help. We hope that [through the project] ​our members and the other residents of Malbog will besupported for the improvement of our livelihood).”


da amad meeting aptc2Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Services (AMAS) Head Director Christopher Morales (2nd left) while giving recommendations to the presenters from RFO with regard to their report on the implementation of their APTCs/ ATC.

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY. Department of Agriculture (DA) MiMaRoPa thru Agribusiness and Marketing Division (AMAD) hosted the Assessment and Planning Workshop on the Implementation of the Agri Pinoy Trading Center (APTC)/ Agricultural Trading Center (ATC) Projects on January 29- February 1, 2018.



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