Impasug-ong, Bukidnon, February 11 – To drum up the provision of social and economic services in the countryside, especially to the Indigenous Peoples (IPs), the World Bank (WB) Full Blown Mission for Mindanao Inclusive Agriculture Development Project (MIADP) kicked off today.

Said activity which commenced in this town aims to encourage the IPs to assume leadership roles and solicit full participation in the determination of their respective development needs through a series of focused group discussions.

Ultimately, funding institution WB and the national government through DA can provide agri-fishery livelihoods, investment and various support services that are culturally appropriate and responsive to their development needs. #