The Benguet Agri-Pinoy Trading Center through its Contract Trading Department recently conducted an Installation of Internal Control System (ICS) to farmer groups in Buguias and Kibungan, Benguet.

As one of the requirements of GAP certification, the training developed a manual for the Lengaoan Indigenous Farmers Credit Cooperative (LIFCC) and Madaymen Good Agricultural Practices Association (MGAPA). The manual contains relevant data needed to advance in the GAP certification process.

With the municipality of La Trinidad investing in agriculture with the production of temperate high value crops including crops that is frequented by tourist along the swamp, the Department of Agriculture through the High Value Crops Development Program (DA HVCDP) supported the need to assist in the irrigation of these cash crops by allowing the La Trinidad Local Government to receive 4.6 million pesos to pipe line water to these area.