The Federation of Rural Improvement Clubs (RIC) in Cordillera convened to promote linkages, friendship, rights and roles of members in the modern society on August 17-19 at the Supreme Hotel, Baguio City.

The RIC Regional Convention cum Livelihood Training with the theme “Role of women in mitigating impact of climate change in agriculture” was graced by the Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Executive Director, Dr. Lorenzo M. Caranguian, as guest of honor. It was participated in by 135 RIC members in six provinces in the Region.

The biyaheng bukid campaign of the Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol continues to reach out and touch the lives of the farmers in Apayao through a consultation meeting with farmers and chief executives held at Luna, Apayao on August 12, 2016.