PACAP Turn-over FOCAS Projects in Lake Mainit Cluster

SIUFMULCO Project Turn-overThe Philippines-Australia Community Assistance Program (PACAP) starts the project turn-over of FOCAS/RAS funded projects in Lake Mainit Cluster. The PACAP officials led by Mr. David Swete Kelly, the Program Director and Ms. Lourdes Marina Padilla, the Program Coordinator successfully turned-over the project “Enhancing and Protecting an Agroforesty Area thru Abaca Fiber Production” implemented by San Isidro Upland Farmers Multipurpose Cooperative last September 21, 2009 at Barangay San Isidro, Santiago, Agusan del Norte.  The activity was also attended by Mr. Ricardo Sotto, the RAS Project Officer. Ms. Monina G. Hernandez, the FOCAS Project Officer for Surigao del Norte and some PACAP personnel.

Another project named EFASS or Enhancing Upland and Lowland Farming Systems and Strengthening of Local Organizations implemented by Alterdev EFASS Project Turn-OverServices Foundation, Inc. was also turn-over to the partner Peoples Organization in Tubod, Surigao del Norte last September 23, 2009. Ms. Monina G. Hernandez and Engr. Emil S. Pantejo, the Project Evaluation Officer of PPDO Surigao del Norte led the project turn-over ceremony to San Isidro Lihok sa Kalambuan Inc. (SILKA), Capayahan Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organization (CABO), and Marga Farmers Irrigators Association (MAFIA).

Meanwhile, the project Community-Based Enterprise: Effecting Community AADC Project Tur-over Development and Economic Empowerment in Four Barangays in Lake Mainit implemented by Agri-Aqua Development Coalition-Mindanao was finally turned-over to People’s Organization last September 28, 2009. With the presence of Ms. Hernandez, the PACAP PPO and Mr. Omar Barillo, the Lake Mainit FOCAS Project Coordinator, the project was turned-over to Canaway Farmer’s and Fisherfolk Association (CAFFA), Cuyago Farmers Association (CUFA), San Roque Multipurpose Cooperative (SAROMCO), and Bangonay Developers Farmers Association (BANDFA).

It is expected that there will be next ceremonial project turn over activities of PACAP assisted projects in Lake Mainit Cluster that will be done particularly in municipalities of Alegria, Mainit and Sison in the Province of Surigao del Norte.


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