Regional Executive Director Lucrecio Alviar, Jr., graces the First Regional Meeting of Young Filipino Farmers Training Program in Japan-Alumni Association of Region I.
Vigan City, Ilocos Sur -Gathering around 500 participants, the Ilocos Region successfully hosted the 2017 National Convergence Initiative for Sustainable Rural Development (NCI-SRD) Summit held at Vigan Convention Center, Vigan City, Ilocos Sur on June 20, 2017.
As the highest policy-making body in the region, the Regional Development Council I (RDC-1) held its 2nd Regular Meeting cum Regional Development Plan 2017-2022 launching on July 12, 2017 at the Oasis Country Resort, San Fernando City, La Union to set and harmonize the direction of all economic and social development efforts for the Ilocos Region.
Cluster farming, introduction of high yielding rice varieties, continuous training, provision of more support services, and additional farm mechanization projects.
A new research station of the Department of Agriculture Regional-Field Office 1 (DA-RFO 1) may soon rise in the Province of Ilocos Sur to cater to the province’s agriculture needs and a place where farmers in Ilocos Sur could easily access various assistance from DA such as inputs and agri-machineries, including technology demonstration site where various researches will be developed, among others.