Tubod, March 3 – In the ongoing efforts to improve the local competitiveness and ensure sustainability of the Lanao del Norte’s agricultural sector, priority attention is being given to improve the strategies and techniques of the primary producers of fresh food: the provinces’ farmers.
It was the Launching of the Farmers Training Program held at Mindanao Civic Center, Tubod, Lanao del Norte in cooperation with SM Foundation, HARBEST Agri + Engineering, Department of Agriculture, House of Representatives and the Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte.
The Training Program was initiated by 2nd District Congressman Abdullah “Bobby” Dimakuta Dimaporo, Governor Imelda “Angging” Quibranza-Dimaporo was on full support of the occasion, Regional Director DA-RFO 10 Carlene C. Collado, CPA was also on the event to guide and support the farmers.
Gov. Angging shared her sustainable backyard farming for she has her own greenhouse and poultry to supply her home fresh vegetables and eggs for the family to live fit and healthily.
“I tell you this cause what I want you to do is to think big yung Governor nyo nangangarap ng malaki para sa inyo sabayan nyo ang pangarap nya kasi lahat po ng pinapangarap natin nagtatransfrom siya sa isang panalangin” – Dir. Calledo on her message.
“Naa man gyud tay tumong ani dili lang sa pagpangitag paagi nga mawala namo sa kalisod sa kinabuhi, gikinahanglan na magtinabangay ta sa kaayuhan natong tanan sa lanao del norte” – 2nd District Congressman Abdullah “Bobby” Dimaporo on his speech to the farmers
The orientation saw presentations by the experts on a wide range of issues, which drew active participation from the farmers, who also shared some of their experiences in relation to topics such as businesses and the environment, the relationship of the farmers and big businesses.
Mr. Arsenio “Toto” Barcelona assured the farmers on the orientation as to what the whole training program was all about as well as what to expect, the field instructor during the trainings will be Salustiano D. Alla. PIO-LDN