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Processing Center For Ilocos Farmers

news reg 1 july 8 2015The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has recently signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the local government unit (LGU) of Sto. Domingo, Ilocos Sur and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for the improvement of the processing center for Canton Noodles out of Squash in Sto. Domingo, Ilocos Sur.

One hundred sixty six (166) members of the Metro Nambaran Agrarian Reform Cooperative will benefit from the project under Village Level Processing Center Enhancement Project.

The DTI, represented by Ms. Grace Lapastora,  will provide the necessary technical and extension services such as conduct of skills, management and entrepreneurial training programs and product development; shared service facilities such as cutting machine/slicer, vacuum sealer, and will assist in the preparation of necessary documents for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) permit/registration and all possible assistance and to monitor, evaluate and help ensure success of the project.news reg 2 july 8 2015

LGU Sto. Domingo, represented by Mayor Amado Tadena, will provide technical support and guidance to the cooperative and assist in the promotion of the project being its “one town, one product” of the municipality.

The cooperative will provide 20% of the total fund release of DAR in the form of labor as an equity.

news reg 3 july 8 2015The DAR, represented by Ms. Christianne C. Suguitan, will provide rural enterprise support in the amount of Three Hundred Fifty Thousand Pesos (Php350,000.00), of which Two Hundred Ninety Thousand Pesos (Php290,000.00) is for the improvement of the processing center and Sixty Thousand Pesos (Php60,000.00)  for product testing analysis and other laboratory tests and for securing the FDA license to operate.

Through the concerted efforts of the parties involved, the processing center is believed to prosper to the fullest and play a very vital role in boosting the stock of the cooperative and of the municipality of Sto. Domingo.

Developing a cooperative’s capacity to manage its own enterprise has always been the focus of all concerned agencies of the government and be able to help its members battle poverty and  make them self sufficient and enjoy a lighter, fulfilled life for the family. (Ms. Rizalyn Ambida)


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