Bagsakan Center launched in Mamasapano
by Joven Mark T. MApait
Cotabato City (28 November) -- The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF-ARMM) has conducted the training on the operations and management of Barangay Bagsakan Center in Manungkaling, Mamasapano, Maguindanao, yesterday November 27.
According to DAF-ARMM Director for Field Operations Dr. Salik Panalunsong, highlight of the activity was the turn over of post-harvest equipment for the said Bagsakan Center.
A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was signed between Mamasapano Mayor Datu Akmad Ampatuan and the Golden Harvest Multi Purpose Cooperative, DAF-ARMM Regional Secretary Keise T. Usman and DA Maguindanao OIC Provincial Agricultural Officer Naison U. Baguindali, on the operation of the Bagsakan Center.
The training focused on the presentation and discussion of Management, Post-Harvest and Proper Handling and Preservation of the Barangay Bagsakan Center (BBC) through Project Development Officer Ms. Josephine Faustino, Baranagy Bagsakan Coordinator Ma. Nelia Madamba and Joseph Pangilinan of Department of Agriculture central office.
The said Center is one of the five (5) to be established in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to help local farmers and fisher folks in the region market their products. (PIA Cot City) [top]