MRDP projects boost farming and fishing sectors
Cotabato City (22 November) -- The Department of Agriculture - Mindanao Rural Development Program (DA-MRDP) is committed to attain its goal to boost and strengthen the farming and fishing sectors in Mindanao through demand-driven projects.
To ensure efficient and effective project implementation, MRDP under the Community Fund for Agricultural Development (CFAD component) conducted recently the Community Organizing and Facilitation Skills Workshop for Municipal Facilitators.
CFAD Focal Person Susan Unggel said, the workshop aims to enhance the knowledge and skills of agricultural technologists and extension workers who are also the MRDP municipal facilitators in the provinces of Maguindanao, Shariff Kabunsuan and Lanao Del Sur.
These provinces are the three (3) major rice producing areas of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
CFAD projects are being implemented in the towns of Ampatuan in the province of Maguindanao; Tuburan in Basilan, North Upi, Shariff Kabunsuan province; Mapun in Tawi-Tawi; and Parang, Sulu. (Joven Mark T. Mapait/PIA Cotabato City) [top]