Agri 10 hands over the certificate of accreditation to BMMPC  of Pangantucan, Bukidnon.


CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — The Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10) headed by OIC-Regional Executive Director Carlene C. Collado turned over the Certificate of Accreditation to the Bayanihan Millenium Multi-Purpose Cooperative (BMMPC) on February 10, 2023 at the agency compound, this city.

The certificate was handed over by DA-10 Regional Technical Director for Operations and Regional Technical Committee Chairperson for Accreditation of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Carlota S. Madriaga and received by BMMPC Treasurer Marel Rose L. Leones.

A Bukidnon-based cooperative, the BMMPC directs its enterprise and livelihood development efforts towards the coffee farmers and indigenous people in Pangantucan town.

Currently, it sells a wide range of products centered on its Robusta and Arabica coffee offerings through the Kape Napalit brand.

Leones said that their accreditation as an implementing and beneficiary civil society organization will help their cooperative to avail more services and assistance from the government in the future.

Further, he bared that BMMPC plans to secure assistance from DA-Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) to construct a centralized processing facility to expand its coffee processing operations.

Also present during the turnover were the head and member of the Regional Technical Secretariat, Assistant Chief Lourdes P. Rudinas and Project Evaluation Officer II Engr. Rona M. Quiao of the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Division, respectively, and DA-10 Consultant Joel S. Rudinas.# (GDAndres)