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Tuesday, 16 May 2017 00:00

World Bank mission visits cooperative

KIAMBA, Sarangani (May 15, 2017) - Dante Tomaro, operations manager of United Maligang Farmers Multi-purpose Cooperative, presents the cooperative profile during the 4th World Bank Implementation Support Mission to Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) at Barangay Maligang on May 10. This P35.7-million Investments in Rural Enterprises and Agriculture and Fisheries Productivity or I-REAP project of the Department of Agriculture (DA) is geared towards improving the quality of life of the local people and achieving agricultural development. This is complemented with a P47.4-million DA 4.31 kms. Kayupo-Maligang-Sitio Malayo Farm-to-Market Road to ease transport and reduce hauling cost of Abaca and other farm inputs. (Jake Narte /SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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KIAMBA, Sarangani (May 15, 2017) - World Bank representatives Douglas Forno (extreme right) and Hanane Ahmed (4th from left) inspect Abaca processing in the newly-built processing facility during the 4th World Bank Implementation Support Mission to Philippine Rural Development Project at Barangay Maligang on May 10. This P35.7-million I-REAP (Investments in Rural Enterprises and Agriculture and Fisheries Productivity) Project will benefit 370 Abaca farmers and 60 IP women engaged into Tinagak processing. The United Maligang Farmers Multi-purpose Cooperative (UMFMPC) will be the provincial consolidator of Abaca fiber. Also in the photo is Dante Tomaro (center, in green shirt) operations manager of UMFMPC. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Tuesday, 16 May 2017 00:00

Tbolis run Abaca center

KIAMBA, Sarangani (May 15, 2017) - Senai Dihan, 80, a Tboli and member of United Maligang Farmers Multi-Purpose Cooperative, shows her skills of stitching Abaca on May 10 during the on-site assessment of World Bank and Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) representatives of the newly-built P35.7-million Abaca processing center in Barangay Maligang. The enhancement of production, processing and marketing of high-quality Abaca fiber is expected to benefit more farmers in the area. (Jake Narte /SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Tuesday, 16 May 2017 00:00

Binuyugan crowd welcomes Gov. Solon

MAITUM, Sarangani (May 16, 2017) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon mingles with the crowd during the 18th Binuyugan Festival and 58th Foundation Anniversary of Maitum on May 8. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Tuesday, 16 May 2017 00:00

Leaders talk peace, anti-drug war

KIBLAWAN, Davao del Sur (May 16, 2017) – From left, Chief Supt. Manuel R. Gearian, Region 11 PNP director, exchanges a healthy discourse with Malungon, Sarangani town Mayor Atty. Tessa Constantino as the latter’s father, former mayor-turned-Task Force Duterte chair Reynaldo ‘Bong’ Constantino, attentively listens at the sidelines of a “Peace Forum” on May 3. (Isagani Palma/MALUNGON INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Tuesday, 16 May 2017 00:00

Outreach program in remote barangay

ALABEL, Sarangani (May 16, 2017) - Residents of Barangay Datal Anggas avail of services delivered under the recent provincial community outreach program in collaboration with the local government unit of Alabel thru its Smile Alabel program of Mayor Vic Paul Salarda and the flagship program of Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon, Sulong Sarangani. The services were OPV corn distribution and orientation, child friendly space activity and feeding, basic first aid and installation of RTS 117 multi sound siren, Tutok Buntis, True Love Waits, vaccination and deworming of livestock, profiling of sectors (women, youth, senior citizen and PWDs), water sampling and evaluation, and community based physical therapy to indentified person with disability. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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MAITUM, Sarangani (May 16, 2017) - Cluster 2 entry composed of barangays Mabay, Kalaong, Kiayap, Kalaneg, Sison and Malalag wins the championship of the street dance competition with a cash prize of P80,000 and trophy. Cluster 1 (Old Poblacion, Kiambing, Zion, New la Union, Pangi and Wali) was 1st runner up with a prize of P60,000 while Cluster 3 (Pinol, Maguling, Ticulab, Upo, Mindupok, Tuanadatu and Batian) was 2nd runner up during the 18th Binuyugan Festival and 58th Foundation Anniversary on May 8. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Tuesday, 16 May 2017 00:00

TB alliance reactivated, reorganized

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (May 16, 2017) - Sarangani Provincial Health Officer Arvin Alejandro presents to the members of Provincial Multi-sectoral Alliance (PMSA) against Tuberculosis the status of Tuberculosis in Sarangani during the reactivation and re-organization of PMSA on April 27. Tuberculosis remains to be a major health problem in the country. In Sarangani, it is one of the 10 leading causes of morbidity and mortality based on 2015 data. (Jake Narte /SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Tuesday, 16 May 2017 00:00

Vice Gov. De Peralta graces Binuyugan

MAITUM, Sarangani (May 16, 2017) - Vice Governor Elmer de Peralta delivers his anniversary messages during the 18th Binuyugan Festival and 58th Foundation Anniversary at the municipal gymnasium on May 8.(Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Tuesday, 16 May 2017 00:00

World Bank visits PRDP site

KIAMBA, Sarangani (May 16, 2017) – World Bank Mission consultant for Food and Agriculture Organization Richard Anson (center) interviews barangay extension worker Adelaida Cabales (left) about what assistance have been extended from municipal and barangay levels down to her community. The World Bank Mission conducted an on-site visit at Barangay Maligang on May 10 on the implementation of the Provincial Rural Development Program (PRDP) together with local officials headed by Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon and Mayor Raul Martinez. (Ener T. Toguin for SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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