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Oriental Mindoro PAFES MOA Signing and Turnover of Agri Interventions (Sept. 24, 2021)

Author: DA Communications Group | 24 September 2021

The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Oriental Mindoro Provincial Local Government Unit (LGU) launched the Province-led Agriculture and Fisheries Extension Systems (PAFES) in Bongabong on September 24, 2021.

Agriculture Secretary William Dar and Oriental Mindoro Governor Humerlito Dolor signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the PAFES implementation that will strengthen the collaboration of DA and LGUs including the academe and private sector to improve extension services at the local level.

The officials were joined by Assistant Secretary for Strategic Communications Noel Reyes, DA-Mimaropa Regional Director Antonio Gerundio, Oriental Mindoro 2nd District Representative Alfonso Umali, and Bongabong Mayor Elegio Malaluan.

During the event, 19 farmers cooperatives and associations in the province also received P37.11-million worth of agri-machineries and goods from the DA-Mimaropa Regional Field Office. (Photo by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)