DA RFO-I kicks off #NRAM with fun run for ‘riceponsibility’
The four (4) municipalities from the different provinces of Region 1 particularly the City of Laoag in Ilocos Norte, City of Vigan in Ilocos Sur, Municipality of Sudipen in La Union and Municipality of Binmaley in Pangasinan each received award as Best Performing Agriculture and Fisheries Council (AFC) for the Second Quarter receiving cash prize of Php 5,000.00 each during the Operational Meeting conducted by the Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Council (RAFC) on November 6, 2018 at the DA – RFO1 3rd floor Conference room, San Fernando City, La Union.
A total of 54 members of the Regional Convergence Initiative Technical Working Groups (RCI TWGs) from 16 regions in the Philippines participated in the National Convergence Initiative for Sustainable Rural Development (NCI – SRD) Impact Assessment of Convergence Areas Training – Workshop on October 23-26, 2018 held at Palacio de Laoag, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte.
This template will be used for the Rice Awareness Month Celebration.
In a split second, more than 3.2B worth of rice farms and agri-infrastructure in the region were damaged during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong on Saturday, with Ilocos Norte having the most damaged area with an estimated 2.14B loss based on initial reports.