SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, July 1 (PIA) - The Department of Agrarian Reform Surigao del Norte provincial office (DAR-SDN) conducted a one-day forum for landowners and farmers on June 27, 2016 held at Gateway Hotel, this city.
Around 50 landowners and farmers from the different municipalities of the province attended the said forum designed to develop landowners’ and farmers’ awareness on agribusiness opportunities, investments, financial and entrepreneurial program of the government.
It also served as the DAR’s initiative to facilitate agri-productivity and countryside development with landowners and farmers playing crucial role in facilitating investments and development.
In his message, Jose T. Sebucao, Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer II of DAR-SDN, urged the participants to ask questions on the things they do not understand.
He said that the output of the forum is timely because of the change of administration and that the issues and concerns pointed out by the concerned participants will be brought to the higher DAR management.
Provincial offices of some government agencies were also tapped to participate in the forum to present their services being offered to the public like the PhilHealth, the Social Security System (SSS) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). (Daryll M. Tumbaga, DAR-Surigao del Norte/PIA-Surigao del Norte)