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President Duterte brought Philippine abaca bags and mangoes on second visit to Russia
Date Posted November 2019
President Duterte’s visit to Russia last 1-5 October 2019 served as an opportunity for the Philippines to reel in Russian investors to set-up businesses in the country.
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Lumban’s Piña Calado Barong Worn in ABS CBN Star Magic Ball
Date Posted November 2019
Coco Martin wearing a classic Piña Calado Barong Tagalog during the 2019 ABS-CBN Ball
Photo Credit: Suit it Up Manila
Philippine primetime star Coco Martin donned a Piña Calado Barong Tagalog during the 2019 Star Magic Ball held last September 14, 2019 at the Shangri-La, The Fort.
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PHILFIDA-IX STARTS TO IMPLEMENT ABACA DISEASE MANAGEMENT PROJECT (ADMP) IN SULU
Date Posted May 2019
The PhilFIDA-IX implemented the Abaca Disease Management Project (ADMP) for an initial area of 30 hectares last February 2019 in Barangay Sawaki, Indanan, Sulu. This activity came about when some abaca farmers reported from the said area that the number of hills of their abaca farms were decreasing because of an abaca disease unfamiliar to them. When this concern reached PhilFIDA-IX regional office, Regional Director Alex Jaducana instructed Mr. Keven R. Badon, Technical Assistance Unit Head, and Mr. Aladin Repaso, Research Unit Head, to travel to Sulu to inspect and validate the occurrence of the abaca disease.
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BICOL TO EMBARK ON COCO-ABACA INTERCROPPING
Date Posted April 2019
By: OIC – Regional Director Mary Anne R. Molina
DA Secretary Manny F. Piñol endorsed Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) committee on Commercial Crops Resolution #33 series of 2018 recommending the development of coconut–abaca intercropping program through the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) and Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority (PhilFIDA).
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T’boli Farm Growers Multi-Purpose Cooperative (TFGMPC) – Top Ten Millionaire Cooperative
Date Posted March 2019
The T’boli Farm Growers Multi-Purpose Cooperative (TFGMPC) takes pride in successfully climbing from only a P27,107.70-capital build up (CBU) to more than P100M in a span of about 10 years in its operation. For this accomplishment, the Cooperative Development Authority awarded TFGMPC the “top 10 Millionaire Cooperative” in the year 2010. At an earlier time, it has also been awarded with “100% Repayment” and “Class A” Cooperative in 2006, this time by the Land Bank of the Philippines.
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