DA Regional Technical Director Marila Corpuz also stressed that various developments in agriculture are not mere coincidence but results of convergence initiatives of various stakeholders.

Mindanao lead implementers convereged in Davao City for the third and last public consultation on National Convergence Initiative for Sustainable Rural Development (NCI-SRD).

The DA-DAR-DENR-DILG's NCI-SRD is a complentation strategy among four rural development agencies under a common goal of poverty reduction and sustainable countryside development.