Young artists are now being refocused and engaged in social responsibility through the expression of arts; depicting their thoughts, voice, and feelings in taking part in fighting hunger and poverty.
This has been the advocacy of this year’s World Food Day 2015, spearheaded by the Department of Agriculture- Cordillera Administrative Region (DA-CAR) in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd-CAR) held at Hotel Supreme, Baguio City on October 2, 2015.
The members of the Calafug Rural Improvement Club (RIC) in Conner, Apayao were trained last September 8-11, 2015, to recycle corn by- products into home decors.
The training has been conducted for several farmers' group. The training for the Calafug RIC is the last batch for Apayao. The training aimed to educate farmers on ways to make more money out of corn biomass by-products.
The Department of Agriculture- Cordillera Administrative Region (DA-CAR) through its Corn Program in collaboration with the local government unit (LGUs) developed a modern production technology for use in the area.
The modern production technology contains suitable cultural management practices on site selection, land preparation, variety selection, preparation of planting materials, planting, fertilizer application, weed management, insect pest management (IPM), harvesting, and post- harvest practices.
Highland agriculture was greatly affected in Cordillera Administrative Region during the wrath of Typhoon Ineng last August 20-23, 2015. The provinces of Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Kalinga and Mt. Province, and the municipality of Tinoc in Ifugao were declared under state of calamity.
- Animal health coordinators strengthened
- DA holds hands-on training on Postharvest Technologies to Corn and Cassava farmer grantees
- Processing facility turned over to Ambuclao Coffee growers
- DA-CAR, attached agencies join ASEAN week celebration
- Coffee processing center turned over to Tuba coffee growers