MOU signing of USTP’s Agropolis Techno Park – Turismo AgriKultura Initiative in Claveria, MisOr signals for the establishment of an innovation-economy-ecology system.
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) of USTP’s Agropolis Techno Park – Turismo AgriKultura Initiative in Claveria, Misamis Oriental advances the establishment of an innovation-economy-ecology system.
On Friday, December 4, the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP) – Claveria led the MOU signing with government agencies, local government units (LGUs) and non-government organizations to pump agricultural-based knowledge, information, economic-state, science and technology innovation and development.
The Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10), as one of the partners of said initiative, envisions for a food secured and resilient Philippines with prosperous farmers and fisherfolk.
DA-RFO 10 Regional Technical Director for Operations Carlota S. Madriaga assured the group that DA will continuously support agri-fishery programs and projects for the province of Misamis Oriental.
RTD Madriaga added, DA will continue implementing its initiatives, programs and projects to increase agricultural productivity and profitability of farmers and fisherfolk, taking into account sustainable, competitive and resilient technologies and practices.
Citing on the holisitic approach of the Agropolis development plan will help the farmers and fisherfolk in Misamis Oriental with the combined efforts of LGUs, national government agencies and the academe in achieving agri-tourism development. # (ATCabig)