Woman Dairy Farmer is 2018 DA-RFO 11’s Outstanding Rural Woman
Ms. Evangeline Novela, 2018 DA-RFO 11’s Outstanding Rural Woman
Ms. Evangeline Novela, one of the National Dairy Authority (NDA) assisted dairy farmers and a member of Cadalian Dairy Farmers Cooperative, was recognized by the Department of Agriculture (DA) as the 2018 Outstanding Rural Woman in Region XI. The award was given during the Gawad Saka awarding ceremony held on May 31, 2018 at Grand Regal Hotel, Lanang, Davao City.
Members of the validation team for the said category were DA-Region XI, Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA), Bureau of Soils – Integrated Lab Division, Phil FIDA, and Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA)– Regulatory Division.
From left to right: Engr. Ricardo M. Oñate, Jr. RED, DA-XI, Ms. Evangeline Novela, Raylyn S. Sanchez (NDA),
Dr. Angelina Pancho-RTD-XI and Engr. Armando C. Angsico-RAFC XI Chairperson
Aside from a plaque of recognition, Ms. Novela also received P30, 000 cash prize. She will also be representing her region for the National Search for Outstanding Rural Women.