DA’s 4Ks and MIADP teams conduct a community orientation in preparation for the full implementation of MIADP, which helps organized farmers in ancestral domains.


CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The national team of the DA-Kabuhayan at Kaunlaran ng Kababayang Katutubo (4K) program and the Mindanao Inclusive Agriculture Development Project (MIADP) conducted a community orientation in preparation for its full implementation in selected ancestral domains in Northern Mindanao.

The team aims to verify the socioeconomic status of the ancestral domains of sitio Impahanong, Brgy. San Luis, Malitbog and sitio Kibuwa, Brgy. Impalutao, Impasug-ong, Bukidnon.

The DA-MIADP is a World Bank-funded project which aims to sustainably increase agricultural productivity, resiliency, and access to markets and services of organized farmer and fisherfolk groups in said ancestral domains.

The team is headed by the national program director Ervannie Jay P. Belarmino, with the support of DA-10, through Regional Technical Director for Operations Carlota S. Madriaga, who represented Regional Executive Director Carlene C. Collado.

The convergence efforts of the different government agencies include the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP), concerned LGUs, Armed Forces of the Philippines, academe, DA attached agencies: PhilFIDA, BFAR, ATI; and TESDA. # (EMBentulan)