The Department of Agriculture- National Dairy Authority (DA-NDA), through its Northern Mindanao Department (NMD), kicks in preparations for the implementation of Senator Cynthia Villar-funded dairy project with a Dairy Program Orientation held in Las Nieves, Agusan del Norte on March 16, 2022.
The said activity was attended by a total of 55 participants including members of Bantugan Dairy Farmers Association, Maningalao Barangay Council led by Hon. Ildefonso L. Galdo Jr, and Provincial Veterinary Office of Agusan del Norte headed by Dr. Belen M. Aruelo.
NDA-NMD Staff namely Dr Kent Gary F. Venci (Project Development Officer III), Rudel H. Abacajin (Animal Technician), and Romuald I. Bongabong (Training Officer) facilitated the event.
The orientation aimed to introduce to the participants the dairy programs of NDA, especially those that provide livelihood opportunities for the community.
Beneficiaries of the project are carefully selected after a series of evaluations, training, and requirement completion.
The project seeks to contribute generally to the attainment of food security, poverty reduction and economic growth.
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