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DAR-Zambo. Norte holds business plan training for ARBs

piaDIPOLOG CITY, June 18 (PIA) – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Zamboanga del Nortethroughthe Agrarian Production Credit Program (APCP) in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) is giving workshops on Basic Business Plan preparation to Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) in the entire province.

This training is made available to ARBsupon request of their respective Agrarian Reform Communities (ARCs).

“This is a continuous undertaking of DAR to provide better opportunity to ARBs by enhancing their knowledge and skills in business planning,” said ShaniePacatang-Jacinto, DAR-ZNinformation officer.

It was also learned that the training has beendesigned to teach the identified Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organizations (ARBOs) to devise and work on their own business for them to comply with the loan documentary requirements of financing institutions.

A total amount of P31million has been allocated by the APCP for the benefit of 1,112 ARBs in the province.

The workshop would also teach the beneficiaries the key steps in using the business plan as a management tool with which they will learn about business finance, sales and marketing, cash flow, as well as profit and loss.

“Planning is an essential part of successfully running the business. Through this workshop, DAR will enable to plan effectively and trade with their products profitably,” Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer Moh Dassan J. Adju said.(FPG/MAA/PIA-Zamboanga del Norte)

Source: http://news.pia.gov.ph/index.php?article=2491402990048

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