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DA-NorMin provides garden tools, vegetable seeds to Tangkulan Elementary School in Talakag town

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Around 146 students, the majority of whom belong to the Talaandig tribe in Talakag, Bukidnon are seen to benefit from the interventions from the Department of Agriculture in Northern Mindanao through Regional Executive Director Carlene C. Collado.

In a turnover ceremony, Joemari D. Alog, School Charge of Tankulan Elementary School of barangay Lirongan of said town received some sachets of 5-in-1 Pinakbet seeds and garden tools (light hoe, plastic seedling tray, shovel, sprinkler, and weeding bolo) from Joel S. Rudinas, Deputy Project Director of the Mindanao Inclusive Agricultural Development Project (MIADP) with High Value Crops Focal Person, Kersten S. Pagalan of DA-10 on Friday, January 12.

Alog extended his gratitude for the opportunity provided by the agency for schools to avail said assistance which could greatly help in addressing malnutrition among the IP students.

He also shared, that such an effort is in support of DepEd’s Gulayan sa Paaralan program where they can conduct supplementary feeding with their produce.

Rudinas encouraged every student to plant in their respective homes and they must be monitored by the school to ensure food security in every household with the probability of the El Niño phenomenon.

Aside from that, he encouraged the school to allocate space for a vegetable nursery as a sustainable source of food.

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