The Saint Patrick Parish Multi-Purpose Cooperative of Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya was recently awarded as the best agrarian reform beneficiaries’ organization (ARBO) by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) for 2016. The award was based on the results of the 2016 I.T. Enabled Maturity Assessment (ITeMA) conducted by the department.
The ARBO bested 4,402 ARBOs nationwide. The award recognizes the unselfish efforts and commitment of the ARBO in uplifting the lives of its farmer-members.
In behalf of the Saint Patrick MPC, Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer Primo Lara and Regional Director Homer Tobias (2nd and 3rd from left) received the award from DAR Secretary Rafael Mariano (left) during the DAR Mid-Year Performance Review and Planning Session held at the Icon Hotel in Quezon City.
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