<palign="justify">GENERAL SANTOS CITY (April 8, 2017) – Sarangani Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon confers with Regional Director Reynaldo Bungubung of the Department of Interior and Local Government during the first Provincial Preparedness and Partnership Dialogue on April 6. Bungubung stressed in his remarks the significance of “preparedness and partnership” in dealing with disasters. The primary goal of preparedness “is to avert the loss of lives and assets which can be made possible by ensuring the safety and resilience of communities.” While partnership, like this dialogue, will harmonize interventions in the conduct of various disaster risk reduction management activities, Bungubung said. (Jake T. Narte /SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)
ALABEL, Sarangani (April 7, 2017) – The local government unit of Sarangani (LGU Sarangani) is hastening its implementation of the diversified upland rice farming development project, a food sustainability intervention that the Department of Agriculture funded with P100 million under the Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program.
According to Provincial Agriculturist Jonathan Duhaylungsod, procurement of planting materials and its package farming supplies for the province’s seven pilot barangays is underway.
The barangays are Pag-asa in Alabel, Tamban in Malungon, New Aklan in Glan, Kablacan in Maasim, Tamadang in Kiamba, Upo in Maitum and Kihan in Malapatan.