Monday, April 09, 2007

PPO conducts Project Site Appraisal in Alegria and Kitcharao

The People’s Livelihood Efforts in Agro-forestry and Sustainable Environment (PLEASE) project’s target areas was site appraised last January 16, 2007. The appraisal team headed by Ms. Monina Hernandez, the PACAP Provincial Project Officer conducted the site appraisal to Barangay Camp Edward and Budlingin in Alegria, Surigao del Norte. Along with Ms. Hernandez is Mr. Felix Maglaque, the FMC-People’s Organization(PO) Representative for Surigao del Norte; Mr. Omar Barillo and Mr. Johny Natad, the FOCAS Management Committee (FMC) Secretariat; Mr. Jonathan Natonio, LMDA Administrative Staff, Mr. Joelito Senturias, Municipal Agriculturist and Mr. Arnold Tapere, Executive Director of Propegemus Foundation, Inc.- partner proponent NGO for PLEASE project.

On January 23, 2007, the site appraisal conducted at Barangay Crossing, Kitcharao, Agusan del Norte and Barangay Gamuton, Alegria, Surigao del Norte. These barangays are the proposed areas for the Agricultural Productivity Enhancement & Rural Enterprise Development Project of PASCRES-Caraga. The site appraisal was enthusiastically attended by the PPO Ms. Hernandez; the FMC Secretariats; the FMC-PO Representative for Agusan del Norte Hon. Albert Garrido; the Alegria Municipal Agriculture Office representatives Mr. Senturias and Ms. Bencula Dandan; and PASCRES-Caraga Representatives headed by the Board of Trustees, Mr. Romeo Dahuyag.

During the site appraisal, the team conducted courtesy meetings with the Barangay Officials and facilitated consultations and focus group discussions with the members and officers of Camp Edward Integrated Farmers Association, Budlingin Rural Workers Association, Jay Anibongan Irrigators Association, Kitcharao Communal Irrigators Inc., and Gamuton Farmers Association. g Johny S. Natad

Blog Archive