Season Long Organic Agriculture Farmers’ Field School
Earlier on November 17, 2023, Honorable Alfredo B. Dacumos confirmed and administered the Season Long Organic Agriculture Farmers’ Field School for the “Calamay Kifa Tongshol Bayabas Farmers Association” as well as the oath-taking ceremony of the set of officers. There were 12 girls and 18 boys who made it from the start to the last session of the OAFFS.
The occasion was also attended by the Honorable Vice Mayor Arthur C. Baldo, and the members of the Sanguniang Bayan present were Hon. Cornelio I. Almacen, Hon. Romeo P. Amboy, Hon Jefferson I. Carame, Hon. Arthur F. De Leon, Hon. Harold H. Busoy and Honorable Dicanay A. Tinay. Newly elected PB of Barangay Bayabas Honorable Ricardo S. Ciano, Barangay Kagawad Eugenio S. Cales and Barangay Kagawad Ben Lorena; Barangay Agricultural Extension Worker and some community residents of Barangay Bayabas that had grace and witnessed the special occasion. Honorable Alfredo B. Dacumos, Jr. in his message emphasized the challenges we are facing today on the situation of our farmers who are mostly aged, it is important as our rule to mold our children to educate them on the farming system that will sustain our life because safe food is everybody’s concern and the rule of farmers is very crucial to achieve our goals on food safety and security. Meanwhile, honorable Arthur C. Baldo and all the Sanguniang bayan members and barangay Officials present expressed their support for the farming industry in the Municipality which is the top priority program that focuses on the support to Sablan farmers for farm inputs, infrastructure support facilities, farm equipment and facilities and capacity development training like the FFS towards sustainable development. Rony V. Carlos from the OMAg and the main facilitator of the activity expressed his thanks to the supportive Municipal and Barangay Officials; and to the Municipal offices, the PLGU, ATI-CAR, and DA-CAR who are the actors behind the scenes for the success of the activity.