Agri-10 through its AMIA program holds an agro-climatic advisory portal training and survey, in the province of Camiguin.


In a bid to promote Climate-Resilient Agriculture, the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10) conducts various Adaptation and Mitigation Initiative in Agriculture (AMIA) Program activities, in the province of Camiguin on April 2-3.

Spearheaded by AMIA-10 focal person Carmelito R. Lapoot and Project Leader Joel J. Gabo, the team conducted an Agro-Climatic Advisory Portal (ACAP) Training cum Updating of Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (CRVA) gathering 16 participants from the agriculture and planning offices of the provincial and municipal governments of Camiguin.

Said group was briefed on Agro-Climatic Advisory Portal (ACAP), a digital service designed to provide agricultural and other relevant stakeholders with timely and relevant information and updates concerning climate and weather.

DA-10 Regional Executive Director Carlene C. Collado shared that the interventions under AMIA aim to capacitate and empower farmers through modern technological advancements, enabling them to access advisory services tailored fit to their geographical locations and crop types.

In addition, the team also conducted a Climate Information System (CIS) and Climate Risk Assessment (CRA) survey in its AMIA village in Alangilan, Sagay to collect data to help improve the system as well as in the attainment of AMIA’s goal of building climate- and economic shock-proof farming and fishing communities.

Meanwhile, Senior Agriculturist Fedil A. Tapales of the Camiguin Provincial Agriculture Office conveyed that the training is opportune and will help farmers in their locality, as the information and updates can be used as guide for their planting calendar.# (AMBM with reports and photos from AMIA-10)