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DAR Bataan grants wine processing center to cooperative

gitnang luzonDINALUPIHAN, Bataan – Bataan Provincial Agrarian Reform Officer Engr. Eric San Luis said they have granted a P350,000-bignay wine processing center to the Tanato Multi-Purpose Cooperative from Balanga City.
He said the bidding process for the project has already been concluded.

Senior Agrarian Reform Program Officer Norma S. Evangelista said the funding of the project came from DAR Central Office-BARBO.

San Luis presented to Headline Gitnang Luzon the bottled bignay wine product of the agrarian reform cooperative. Tanato is an upland village of Balanga City.

Few months ago, DAR Bataan also granted P4 million multi-purpose building to Balanga Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Multi-Purpose Cooperative.

DAR Bataan fully supports agrarian reform cooperatives in the province.
Earlier, their office completed the conduct of 14 required trainings for agrarian cooperatives, which were given for free.

Cooperatives need to undergo 14 training packages based on Republic Act 9520 or the Philippine Cooperative Code of 2008.

Additional trainings were also conducted for agrarian reform cooperatives this month.
The province of Bataan ranks No. 1 in the country in the implementation of Agrarian Reform Community Connectivity and Economic Support Services program of DAR.

Under the program, complete sets of agricultural production equipment are provided for free to agrarian reform cooperatives. • Butch Gunio

Source: http://www.headlinegl.com/dar-bataan-grants-wine-processing-center-to-cooperative/

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