DA-10 thru RED Collado signs MOU in support of EPAHP.


CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 through Regional Executive Director Carlene C. Collado, inks the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in support of the Enhanced Partnership Against Hunger and Poverty (EPAHP) in Northern Mindanao on January 4, 2022, at the agency compound, here in the city of Cagayan de Oro.

Said signing forms part of the MOU made and entered by other different national government agencies in the region, held earlier on December 7, last year.

Of which, the collaborative efforts of the EPAHP partners are eyed to strengthen the synergy and convergence among EPAHP partners in engaging the urban and rural communities to enhance social capital and optimize economic resource base through feeding programs, food production, and livelihood programs and essential support services.

As committed by the agency, DA-10 shall provide agri-fishery inputs and services, and extend capacity building and organizational strengthening assistance.

It will also aid in pooling resources for the production, processing, and postharvest facilities of agricultural produce, and facilitate access to credit from microfinance and other credit institutions to farmers and fisherfolk, and community-based organizations.

Witnessing the signing are Regional Technical Director for Operations Carlota S. Madriaga, Special Area for Agricultural Development Focal Person Lana S. Racines, and Karl Owen C. Sayson, EPAHP Operations Monitoring Officer. #