Davao LGUs adjudged as rice achievers awards
- Written by LUCILLE L. BOCADO
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Davao region’s increasing contribution to the rice self-sufficiency of the country is set to be honored in the Agri-Pinoy Rice Achievers Awards (APRAA).
Among the list of the top 10 rice producing provinces in the country are three provinces in the region : Davao del Sur, Davao Oriental and Compostela Valley.
Other awardees include outstanding municipality for Banaybanay, Davao Oriental and outstanding Irrigators Association for San Isidro Farmers Association and Albatana Blucon Malabis from Davao del Norte and Noli S. Bingan of Hagonoy, Davao del Sur as outstanding local farmer technician (LFT).
There are 12 awardees for outstanding agricultural extension workers (AEW) namely: Ester M. Solamo, Kris Royd M. Caburnay, Aurora V. Sombadon and Wennie P. Cantiga from Banaybanay Davao Oriental; Gina B. Amihan and Maryjane T. Haom from Mawab, Compostela Valley; Narcisa S. Comiling and Bernardo E. Baruiz from Davao City; Jessie A. Maghuyop and Edgar S. Ado from Tagum City, Davao del Norte and Vilma S. Araño and Helen P. Carampatana from Magsaysay, Davao del Sur.
Cash awards of P4 million each will be given to the three provinces for implementation of rice-based, P1million for the outstanding municipality and two IAs and P20 thousand each for the outstanding AEW and LFT.