Reaping What They Sow Despite COVID-19 Pandemic
The People’s Organization of Upper Balongkot Small Farmers And Farm Workers Association, Inc. (PO UBSFAFWA)’s tablea is in demand and continues to rise in sales despite COVID-19 Pandemic. Tablea Managok’s Best is made of 100% pure cacao with a zero glycemic index. It is processed in Barangay Managok, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon and is distributed to supermarkets in Northern Mindanao and other provinces in the Philippines. During community quarantine between the months of March to August 2020, the organization made use of social media and other forms of telecommunication to continue selling their goods to customers.
NRM CY 2017-2018 Final Validation
The Integrated Natural Resources and Environmental Management Project (INREMP) in Lake Lanao River Basin (LLRB) has implemented three (3) subprojects such as: 1) Natural Resources Management (NRM) in four (4) modalities (Agro, CTP, CF, Refo), 1) Livelihood Enhance Support-1 (LES-1) and 3) Rural Infrastructure (RI). For the 3rd Quarter of 2021, LLRB highlighted the final validation and liquidation of final releases under NRM aside from the usual monitoring activities on other subprojects (LES-1 & RI).
Remaining NRM Subprojects of Wahig-Inabanga, Completed and Turned-over: Embracing Sustainability Challenge
The remaining 73 Natural Resource Management (NRM) subprojects of CY 2017 and 2018 under the Integrated Natural Resources and Environmental Management Project (INREMP) have already been completed and were turned-over this October 2021. Total of 44 People’s Organizations (POs) were awarded with their Certificates of Completion (COCs).