4th Indigenous Peoples Congress

30 Nov 2017
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ALABEL, SARANGANI (November 30, 2017) – Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon speaks during the 4th Indigenous Peoples Congress on IP Day and Munato Festival celebration on November 29. The governor’s program is focused on the indigenous people especially on road opening in the upland areas. He mentioned the upland rice of IPs which enjoys high demand in the market through the Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) program. The governor also expressed support to the IP Code sponsored by IP Representative Fulung Fredo P. Basino in the legislative council as a basic tool for development in the IP community especially in their ancestral domain. Forty percent of Sarangani’s population is composed of indigenous tribes – the Blaan, Tboli, and Tagakaulo. (Ener T. Toguin for SARANGANI COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE)

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