MAGSAYSAY, Lanao del Norte – Dir. Milo D. Delos Reyes is now the new Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Executive Director for Region X.
 
In a coordination meeting held last Friday, August 19, 2022, at Jardin de Rachma Function Hall, Magsaysay, Dir. Delos Reyes met with the Provincial Agriculturist, along with the Provincial Veterinarian, Municipal Agriculturists of this province, the City Agriculturist and City Veterinarian of Iligan City, and other Agri-Fishery Stakeholders.
 
This is to discuss the plans and ways forward of the department in achieving an inclusive way to enhance productivity, uplift rural people from poverty, improve livelihood, and increase farmers’ income in line with the goals of President Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Romualdez Marcos Jr. who is also the DA Sectary.
 
“Kailangan talaga mag tulong-tulong tayo, from the national, through the region, to the LGUs, at wag nating kalimutan yung mga private sectors na may kayang tumulong sa atin. Isama natin sila sa plano,” Dir. Delos Reyes said.
 
The DA-RFO X also took the opportunity to give each LGUs the DA’s Certificate of Commitment for CY 2022 or the agricultural assistance under the different programs of the department, such as rice, corn, high value crops development, livestock, organic agriculture, special area for agricultural development project, Balik Proninsya Bagong Pag-asa, and farm-to-market road development.
 
Also present during the event were Dir Carlota Madriaga, Regional Technical Director for Operations, Engr. Abdlharis Paporo, POC-LDN Chief, and Dir Audy Maagad, Regional Technical Director for Research and Regulations.
 
Magsaysay Mayor Haron D. Omar Sr. also met with the DA Regional Director and the Provincial Agriculturist Letecia Ditucalan prior to the program to talk about the agricultural opportunities of the municipality. PIO-LDN