Author: Raffy Rico

Bro. John Inatasan ang DAR field officers na Ipamahagi na ang lahat ng mga titulo ng lupa ngayon

Inatasan ni Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary John R. Castriciones ang kanyang mga field officers na ipamahagi na ang lahat ng titulo ng lupang nakatago sa kanilang mga opisina sa lalong madaling panahon. Ipinaliwanag ni Castriciones na hindi kabilang sa itinakdang deadline ang mga titulo ng lupa na naitakda nang ipamahagi sa mga susunod na mga araw. Ang nasabing direktiba ay sinabi ni Bro John sa isang mahalagang pulong na dinaluhan ng 15 DAR regional directors, isang hakbang na naglalayong bigyang hustisya ang mga magsasakang-benepisyaryo na maraming taon ng naghihintay para sa pinakamimithing titulo ng lupa – ang...

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DOST XI grants P500k S&T assistance for SPAMAST’s Food Innovation Center

Davao Occidental – Half million worth of S&T intervention was granted by the Department of Science and Technology Region XI (DOST-XI) to the Southern Philippines Agri-Business and Marine and Aquatic School of Technology (SPAMAST) as part of its implementation of the Community Empowerment through Science and Technology (CEST) project in the province. DOST-XI, through its Provincial Science and Technology Center in Davao Occidental, officially granted the financial assistance to support the goal of making coastal communities self-sufficient and food secure through the establishment of the Food Processing Innovation Center (FPIC). The partnership was formalized through the signing of the...

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ONE OF CENTRAL LUZON’S MOST WANTED ARRESTED IN MABALACAT CITY

Camp Olivas, San Fernando, Pampanga–Thru intensified intelligence driven operations, one of the most wanted person of Central Luzon was arrested in Pampanga, early Monday morning (May 31). Citing the report of Pampanga police Provincial Director PCOL ARNOLD IBAY, joint elements of Mabalacat CPS, RIU-3, PIU-Pampanga, and PHPT-Pampanga conducted manhunt operation at Jollibee Intersection, Brgy. Dolores, San Fernando City, Pampanga which resulted in the arrest of Joel MANIO y De Guzman, 38 years old, male, single, jobless and a resident of Brgy. Camachiles, Mabalacat City, Pampanga. MANIO was arrested by virtue of Warrant of Arrest issued by HON. Rodrigo Ido...

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Filipino-owned Frabelle Fishing Corp interested in putting up tuna canning plant in India, to expand Ph’s overseas canning in Vietnam, PNG, Indonesia

Frabelle has a fleet of more than 100 vessels producing fresh fish mainly from western and central Pacific. Credit-Fis-net Filipino-owned global firm Frabelle Fishing Corp. (FFC) has expressed interest in putting up tuna canning facilities in India as an expansion of Filipino companies’ already existing overseas canning operations in Papua New Guinea, Vietnam, and Indonesia. Speaking before the first virtual India Philippines Marine fisheries & Aquatic Business Conference (IPM-ABC), FFC President Francisco Tiu Laurel said India is a very prospective site for putting up canning facilities with its availability of tuna raw material. “It is quite interesting for me...

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Ambaguio Kapi’–tatak na barakong kape ng mga Vizcayano

Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organization (ARBO)-members kasama si DAR-Nueva Vizcaya PARPO Dindi Tan habang tinitikman ang lasa ng Vizcayano’s own brand brewed coffee. “Bumili ng lokal! Tangkilikin ang lokal na produkto! Suportahan natin ang mga magsasakang-benepisyaryo upang maipagpatuloy nila ang pagsuporta sa ating bansa, lalo na sa panahon ng pandemya,” ito ang mensahe ni Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) – Nueva Vizcaya provincial agrarian reform program officer Dindi Tan habang personal niyang ininspeksiyon ang operasyon ng Tiblac-Langak Farmer’s Association Inc. (TLFAI), isang agrarian reform beneficiaries organization (ARBO) sa Ambaguio, Nueva Vizcaya. Buong pagmamalaking ibinalita ni Tan na ang Ambaguio ay...

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DENR puts up water conservation policies in Mt Makiling Forest Reserve with sustainability threats from resorts operations

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is putting up water conservation policies in the Mt. Makiling Forest Reserve (MMFR) as the water-intensive resorts in the protected area threaten water resource sustainability in Laguna. DENR is putting up water conservation policies in the local government units (LGU) of Los Banos and Calamba City to address the unseen threat in water resources that can arise from the influx of tourists visiting the increasing number of resorts. DENR is now employing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to analyze the spatial distribution of resorts in Los Banos and Calamba City.  Its study...

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Catfish Production Project Launced thru PCAARRD-BFAR12

To increase catfish production and support fishfarmers to recover from the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, a project titled “Catfish Production in Ponds” was launched. The six-month project which started on October 2020 was able to increase the region’s catfish production which yielded a total of seven metric tons (MT). The harvested fresh marketable catfish was valued at P1.05 million pesos in gross sales and net income per family of about P18,818.00. Through the project, farmers were given fingerlings, commercial feeds and technical assistance. They were also trained and introduced with good aquaculture practices/technologies on catfish production through...

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Inaning gulay ng ANNFA na bahagi ng programang GALING PCAARRD Kontra covid 19, Pinakyaw

KAUNA-UNAHANG aning gulay ng Angono New Normal Farmers Association (ANNFA), pinakyaw ng isang pamilya para ipamigay sa Community Pantry ng Ministry of Social Communication (SOCOM) ng Santuario del Sto. Cristo Parish sa San Juan, City. Nabiyayaan ng pinakyaw na gulay mula sa ANNFA ang mahigit sa 400 daan na pamilyang mahihirap sa San Juan City dahil sa umiiral pa rin na pandemic sa buong bansa. Matatandaang, maraming nawalan ng trabaho at hanggang sa ngayon hindi pa rin nakakabalik sa kani-kanilang mga trabaho at sarado pa rin ang may maliliit na negosyo. Nakapag bukas naman ang ibang maliliit na negosyo...

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DOST-XI, DepEd Davao Occidental join hands for Community Empowerment Project

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region XI, through its Provincial Science and Technology Center in Davao Occidental, recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Education (DepEd) – Davao Occidental Division to push for the implementation of the Community Empowerment through Science and Technology (CEST) program. DepEd Davao Occidental sought the assistance of DOST-XI to avail of the services of the food processing center that includes the use of food product development equipment and chemical, physio-chemical, microbial and sensorial laboratory analysis. Under this initiative, the DOST-XI will be able to provide senior high school...

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BARANGAY OFFICIALS NOW FACING CRIMINAL CHARGES FOR IATF VIOLATIONS IN BAKAS RIVER

Camp Olivas, San Fernando, Pampanga – Police Regional Office 3 Director PBGEN VALERIANO T DE LEON said that a large number of people violated the IATF regulations and local ordinances at Bakas River, Brgy. Matictic, Norzagaray, Bulacan on May 23. According to PCOL LAWRENCE CAJIPE, PD, Bulacan PPO, Norzagaray MPS received information regarding mass gathering at Bakas River, upon verification an overwhelming number of people was swimming along the river stretching 4-7 kilometers while others were occupying bamboo cottages. Joint personnel of Norzagaray MPS and 2nd PMFC with the help of HON. ALFREDO G GERMAR, Mayor, Municipality of Norzagaray...

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