Courtesy meeting with the LGU especially the newly elected officials; actual field visits to project areas; and focus group discussions with the partner proponent NGOs and direct beneficiaries were the major significant parts of the project assessment.
Associate for Integral Development (AID) Foundation has been implementing the Mainit-CBRMI which has three assisted barangays in Mainit like Tapian, Tagbuyawan and Dayano. Recently, the project has already dispersed livestock like hogs and goats to the beneficiaries. Communal and individual agroforestry farm have been maintained by the assisted beneficiaries.
Likewise the Agroforestry projects of SUREP have been properly maintained by the individual beneficiaries. The Caraga Consortium for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development (CCEPSD) implements the SUREP.
Capability building trainings related to sustainable agriculture and to community planning; production of Nature Farming Technology System organic fertilizers and fermentations; and income generating activities of the beneficiaries are some of the major project interventions of EFASS. The ALTERDEV Services Foundation, Inc. is the project proponent of EFASS.
San Isidro Upland Farmer Multi-Purpose Cooperative (SIUFMULCO) has just started implementing the Enhancing and Protecting and Agroforestry Area thru Abaca Fiber Production last March 2007. SIUFMULCO has able to conduct relevant trainings; established abaca nursery; and purchased desktop computer and vehicle truck for the project. (By: Johny S. Natad)