DA-10 assures continued support to the agri-development of Tangub City under its Mayor-elect Canama.
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10) reaffirmed its continuing partnership with the City Government of Tangub in Misamis Occidental for the development of its agricultural sector.
In a recent meeting at the agency compound, newly elected officials of the said city headed by Mayor-elect Sabiniano Canama paid a courtesy visit to the department headed by Regional Executive Director Carlene C. Collado along with the different program coordinators.
During the courtesy call, Mayor-elect Canama expressed, that under his leadership, the city eyes to have a strengthened partnership with DA by requesting programs and projects that will help expand their agricultural technologies portfolio, especially since they target Northern Mindanao State College of Science and Technology (NMSC) as a techno hub.
Accordingly, program focal persons tackled their implemented, ongoing plans for the year 2023, particularly those activities already pipelined for the province, including Tangub City.
Tangub, a chartered city located in the northwest part of Mindanao, has vast tracts of farmlands for corn, rice, and coconuts (copra), owing to their main occupation in farming to these agri commodities.
In particular, DA-10’s Regulatory Division chief Audy G. Maagad cited the programs and projects set for NMSC, which includes the Balik Probinsya, Balik Pag-asa as well as Kadiwa ni Ani at Kita programs; hydroponics, mushroom houses, multiplier farm, cacao development enterprise, nursery, and processing facilities, among others.
Maagad further added that the local government works closely with NMSC to enable the submission of a project proposal to DA’s attached agency, Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), with the city set for the campus to act as a technology bank and learning site for farmers and students alike.
Also present in the meeting is Farmer-Director for the month of May, Reynaldo M. Cabanao, and Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division chief Larry E. Paraluman. # (RDMElloren)