By Ma. PAZ TABLON
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – To give the public access to affordable and high-quality products, the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10) launches the Kadiwa ng Pasko at Diskwento Karavan on December 1, 2022, at the agency compound.
DA-10 OIC-Regional Executive Director Carlene C. Collado said the activity focuses on providing a market to the local agricultural producers while giving the public economical and quality agri-fishery products in time for the holiday season.
Nineteen exhibitors participated in said activity offering various agri-fishery products.
Said exhibitors include the following: Talaandig Farmers Association, Tagpuangi Farmers Association, Northern Mindanao Federation of Dairy Cooperatives – Highland Fresh Dairy Products, Chona Farm, DA-10 research stations, DA attached corporations and bureau: National Food Authority (NFA), Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), high-value crop producers, and other food products and grocery item suppliers.
DA-10 Regional Technical Director for Operations Carlota S. Madriaga invites the public to the Kadiwa, which will run until tomorrow, December 2, 2022, to support local farmers and fisherfolk.
Also gracing the activity are DA-10 OIC-Regional Technical Director for Research and Regulations Cora A. Dumayaca, Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD) chief Larry E. Paraluman, and other agency personnel. (Photos: RLTolentino)