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(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday August 29, 2014) SYNOPSIS:At 4:00 PM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 140 km North of Puerto Princesa City (11.0ºN 118.9ºE). Forecast: Luzon and Western Visayas will experience cloudy skies with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms. The rest of the country will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms mostly in the afternoon or evening. Light to moderate winds blowing from the southwest to south will prevail over Palawan, Visayas and Mindanao and from the south to southeast over the rest of Luzon. The coastal waters throughout the archipelago will be slight to moderate.

Butuan Sillimanian Tree Planting Activity

Butuan Sillimanians unite together for a tree planting activity along Macapagal Highway in Butuan City on August 9, 2014 in support to the city's greening program.

Regional Forum on BINDS Project by Oxfam Phils.

OXFAM Mindanao Coordinator Dante Dalabajan in an interview with media men expresses high hopes on the People’s Survival Fund as a finance mechanism that would help LGUs during a Forum on BINDS Project Good Practices in Butuan City on July 30, 2014.

Regional Forum on BINDS Project by Oxfam Phils.

Local government unit and non-government organization representatives gather during a Forum on BINDS Project Good Practices held in Butuan City on July 30, 2014 to connect and work together and link local initiatives to any similar programs on building adaptive capacities in the local level.

Agents of Change Forum

Information officers from government agencies and local government units join the Agents of Change Forum which highlights the presentation of Revised Regional Development Plan (RDP) 2013-2016 held at the Almont Hotel’s Inland Resort on July 30, 2014.

PRC AgNor-BXU Chapter BODs' Courtesy Call to Gov. Ma. Angelica Rosedell Amante-Matba

Red Cross Agusan del Norte-Butuan City Chapter board of directors pay courtesy to Agusan del Norte Gov. Ma. Angelica Rosedell Amante-Matba on July 28, 2014 in Butuan City.

Release Operation-4 PNP Captives by NPA

Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas interfaces with the media corps during the release operation of the four police captives by the New Peoples Army (NPA) on July 29, 2014 at Kitcharao, Agusan del Norte.

100 Millionth Baby Nominees in Agusan/Butuan

Cherry Rubado, mother of the baby-candidate for the Search of the 100 Millionth Pinoy, carries her newly born baby and receives the starter kit during the Commission on Population (POPCOM) and Phil. Information Agency (PIA) Caraga’s assessment and coverage at the Butuan Medical Center, Butuan City on July 28, 2014.

100 Millionth Baby Nominees in Agusan/Butuan

Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Caraga personnel Jennifer Gaitano, together with local media representatives, witness the turn-over of starter kit to the parents of the baby-candidate for the Search of the 100 Millionth Pinoy spearheaded by Commission on Population on July 28, 2014 at the Butuan Medical Center, Butuan City.

100 Millionth Baby Nominees in Agusan/Butuan

Commission on Population (POPCOM) Caraga regional director Alexander Makinanao extends the agency's support in providing services to the baby-candidates for the Search of the 100 Millionth Pinoy to help them grow well and healthy during his visit at the Butuan Medical Center, Butuan City on July 28, 2014.

Reg'l Information Officers' Summit on Climate Change Advocacy

Philippine Information Agency Caraga regional director Abner Caga explains during an interview with the ABS-CBN the rationale of the two-day Information Officers’ Summit on Climate Change Advocacy held at Dottie’s Place, Butuan City on July 16-17, 2014.

Reg'l Information Officers' Summit on Climate Change Advocacy

Most Rev. Zacarias Jimenez, D.D., auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Butuan, led the lighting of candles, environmental prayer and sprinkling of holy water to all participants during the Information Officers’ Summit on Climate Change Advocacy held at Dottie’s Place, Butuan City on July 16-17, 2014.

Caraga LaKAsLIKASAN Pledge & Prayer

Participants individually lit candles and implore for divine intervention through an environmental prayer for people to be unswerving in advocating for the preservation and protection of mother earth during the Information Officers’ Summit on Climate Change Advocacy held at Dottie’s Place, Butuan City on July 16, 2014.

Reg'l Information Officers' Summit on Climate Change Advocacy

Independent Humanitarian and Development Worker Melie “Milet” Mendoza elaborates to the participants the topic, “Understanding and Addressing Vulnerabilities and Disaster Risks from a Wholistic Perspective” during the Information Officers’ Summit on Climate Change Advocacy held at Dottie’s Place, Butuan City on July 16-17, 2014.


Wednesday, August 27, 2014

PCWC set activities for international children’s month celebration on October

By David M. Suyao

PATIN-AY, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur, Aug. 27 (PIA) - The Provincial Council for the Welfare of Children (PCWC) on Tuesday convened in order to discuss and set activities for the month-long celebration of the International Children’s Month with the theme “Bata, Kasali ka! Ikaw ay Mahalaga,” on October.

As agreed by the council, hanging of streamers will start before the first day of October, 2014 as the first salvo of information dissemination of the celebration. On the first Monday, October 6, simultaneous fun walk will open the day of the 13 municipalities and the lone city provincewide, where members of the PCWC will join the municipality of San Francisco, bringing along streamers bearing the theme of the celebration and the various responsibilities of children. Starting the same day also, children from different high schools provincewide will start to host the convocation during the Monday flag raising ceremony of the provincial provincial government at the Naliyagan Plaza Cultural Center and will take turn every Monday thereafter for the whole month of October.

As highlight of the celebration and as mandated by the Children’s Code of Agusan del Sur, the 11th Children’s Congress will start on October 18 and will end up October 19 in the evening after the election of young elected provincial officials such as child Governor, Vice Governor, members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan and other elected officials. Appointment of chiefs of offices will also take place except that of the the PNP/ security personnel, doctors, nurses, firemen and other life-saving positions. The following day, the third Monday of October, the young elected officials will take the posts of the official elected officials of the provincial government including the posts of the different chiefs of offices.

At the end of their duties for the day, the young provincial officials will receive the salary equivalent to the one day salary of the posts they occupied.

At the start of the Children’s Governance Day (Monday, October 20, 2014) Gov. Adolph Edward Plaza will deliver his State of the Children’s Report during the flag raising ceremony, in front of the children, employees and officials of Agusan del Sur and other invited guests to portray children’s status and participation in building a strong and productive Agusan del Sur. (DMS/PIA-Agusan del Sur)

SurSur launches kids activity center & children’s library

By Nida Grace P. Barcena

SURIGAO DEL SUR, Aug. 27 (PIA) – The provincial government here launched recently its Kids Activity Center and Children's Library in time with the 11th founding anniversary celebration of the Surigao del Sur - Public Library and Research Center (SDS-PLRC).

"The new center will not only be a Kid’s Activity Center but as a 'Child Minding Center' as well, adhering to Republic Act 8980 also known as 'Promulgating a Comprehensive Policy and the National System for Early Childhood Care and Development,'" said head librarian Reynilda Cosare.

The center can also accommodate children whose mothers work at the Provincial Capitol, Cosare said.

Selected elementary pupils from Tandag Elementary School were the first to experience the series of activities prepared during the opening day.

Cosare said they have scheduled four sessions for the three-day celebration exclusively for Grades II to VI pupils in the following schools: Tandag Central Elementary School, Bongtud Elementary School, Special Science Elementary School, and Tandag Pilot Elementary School.

She then recalled that the Provincial Public Library and Researched Center was established on August 19, 2003 thru an Ordinance No. 24-2003 authored by former SP Member Lolito Cuartero, Jr. "The Public Library was started with handbooks, hand-outs and folders in one shelve," she said.

Cosare also said that the Tanggapan ng Sangguniang Panlalawigan - Public Library and Research Center was duly affiliated by the National Library of the Philippines on September 1, 2011 thru a memorandum of agreement between the provincial governor and the director of the National Library of the Philippines. (NGBT/PIA-Surigao del Sur)

DPWH allots P1.5B to complete all main roads in SurSur by 2016

By Greg Tataro, Jr.

TANDAG CITY, Aug. 27 (PIA) – All main roads in Surigao del Sur are set to be completed by 2016, according to Governor Johnny Pimentel.

“Next year, under the DPWH General Appropriations Act (GAA) budget, Surigao del Sur will receive P1.5 billion of projects,” which Pimentel also tagged as “the biggest allocation that will be released for the province. . .” so far.

He announced that this amount, as relayed to him by DPWH Undersecretary Romeo Momo, will have to be divided between the two districts here with P750 million apiece.

Gov. Pimentel stressed that the said budget includes the concreting of roads leading to tourist sites like the Enchanted River-P140 million (Hinatuan); Tinuy-an Falls-P100 million (Bislig City; and, Britannia Islands-P50 million (San Agustin).

As additional information, he also mentioned that Surigao del Sur-Surigao del Norte boundary road has already been allocated with P63M for the remaining portion of 1.9 kilometer stretch.

Besides, the four kilometer stretch left for concreting in Bislig-Trento road section (from Surigao del Sur to Agusan del Sur) has gotten another allocation of P100 million, he added.

All roads “from Surigao del Norte boundary up to Agusan del Sur boundary and Davao Oriental,” will be completed by 2016, Pimentel assured.

The bidding schedule is set in November, this year, it was learned. (NGBT/Radyo ng Bayan/PIA-Surigao del Sur)

DENR gives 28 land titles in Siargao

By Eric F. Gallego

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 27 (PIA) - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 13 officials headed by regional director Nonito M. Tamayo distributed 28 land titles under Free Patents to landless families in Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte during a ceremony held at Kapitolyo Nan Siargao in Dapa recently.

“This is a continuing program under the 'Handog Titulo ng Pangulo' Program of the Aquino Administration for the landless people to own the lands they have been tilling for several years,” Tamayo said.

The 28 land titles which covered a total land area of 59,884 hectares were given to the beneficiaries by Governor Sol F. Matugas together with Congressman Francisco F. Matugas. They were assisted by Director Tamayo, regional technical director of Land Management Services Atty. Paquito R. Rosal, CENRO Iniego S. Collantes Jr., OIC PENR Officer Zaldy Perater and the OIC of the Register of Deeds Emily B. Quines.

In her message, Governor Matugas reminded the beneficiaries to treasure the land title document which are practical solutions in fighting poverty.

“The lands that you are tilling now can be enriched with rice crops and other agricultural products to bring in additional income to every family,” Governor Matugas said. She said “A properly managed-land is a good security that can improve the standard of living of a beneficiary.” (DENR-13/PIA-Caraga)

PENRO Agusan Norte inaugurates new building

By Maria Catherine M. Gonzaga

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 27 (PIA) – The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) of Agusan del Norte has inaugurated its new three-storey office building in Barangay Tiniwisan, on August 18, 2014 here as part of the continuing effort to improve the services to the people.

“Employees will now have a better working atmosphere thus improve its services to the people. This has been made possible through the support of secretary Ramon J.P. Paje and regional director Nonito M. Tamayo,” PENRO Paterno Olivera said.

The three-floor building will provide a more comfortable workplace for the employees and the clients. The penthouse of the building on the other hand, will be used as a multi-function center for events like physical fitness and seminars.

The activity was attended by more or less 200 people including Technical Director Ronilo Salac who represented regional director Nonito M. Tamayo. Also present were CENRO of Tubay, Vince Estopito, CENRO Norman Asugan of Nasipit, stakeholders and DENR personnel.

Bishop Juan De Dios Pueblos and Msgr. Voltaire “Bong” Roño officiated the mass and blessing ceremony followed by a ribbon cutting.

The celebration ended with an Aerobics Competition and PENRO Got Talent that showcased the skills and potentials of the employees in singing. (DENR-13/PIA-Agusan del Norte)

Dinagat Islands to hold 3-day cataract operation

By Ma.Jane Mayola

SAN JOSE, Dinagat Islands, Aug. 27 (PIA) - The Provincial Health Office and the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office of this province will lead the three-day provincewide cataract operation on August 28 to 30, 2014 to be held at Loreto District Hospital, this province.

The said cataract operation will be assisted by the Loving Presence Foundation, Brotherhood Operation for Sight and Smile, and Deseret Foundation.

According to Health Education and Promotion Officer Cherilyn Benitez, the healthcare activity will be granted to all the elderlies of the province.

"The Rural Health Units have already conducted surveys and masterlisting in their respective areas. As of this time, around 125 elderlies have already registered," she said. (SDR/PIO-Dinagat Islands/PIA-Dinagat Islands)


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Seminar on parliamentary procedures set to capacitate young leaders

By Venus L. Garcia

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 26 (PIA) – The Supreme Student Government (SSG) of Father Saturnino Urios University (FSUU) in cooperation with the Butuan Global Forum, Inc. (BGFI) and the Samahang Magdalo Butuan Balangay Chapter (SMBBC) will hold a Seminar on Basic Parliamentary Rules and Procedures on August 27, 2014, 8:00 a.m. at the FSUUMorelos Campus Mini Theater, Brgy. Ambago, this city. 

According to SMBBC regional coordinator Michael Leo Torralba, “the primary objective of said seminar is to increase community awareness regarding the fundamentals of parliamentary rules and procedures to help facilitate orderly discussions, thus, capacitating the younger and current generation as we see them as the future leaders and beacons for a stronger and progressive nation.”

No less than the vice governor of Agusan del Sur province, Hon. Santiago Cane, Jr. would serve as resource speaker and share his high level of expertise on the talking point to around a hundred and fifty participants coming from the youth sector.

Torralba said that this community initiated and funded activity intends to benefit the participants through familiarization of the correct parliamentary procedures and ethics with application of its essential principles making a more effective proceedings of the meeting.

By exercising parliamentary procedures, it will make it easier for people to work together efficiently and help groups accomplish their purposes, he added. (VLG/PIA-Caraga)

Bosstex 2014 opens in Surigao City

By Susil D. Ragas

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Aug. 26 (PIA) - The Surigao City Tourism Council in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Surigao Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SSCI) opened on Friday, Aug. 22 the Bonok-Bonok sa Surigao Trade Expo (Bosstex) at the Luneta Park along Borromeo Street, this city.

The opening ceremony started with a thanksgiving mass at the San Nicolas de Tolentino Cathedral, followed by a ribbon cutting and booth exhibits led by city administrator Atty. Manuel Coro in behalf of Surigao City Mayor Ernesto T. Matugas with Department of Tourism Caraga regional director Leticia dela Cruz Tan, city legal officer Atty. Manuel Delani, DTI provincial director Celestino L. Negapatan, Surigao City Tourism Council, Inc. chairman Richard Nick A. Amores, SCCI president Concepcion R. Paqueo and Senior Tourism Operations officer Roselyn Armida B. Merlin.

The Bosstex exhibit is a yearly undertaking of the city government together with other concerned agencies that features all Surigao products, delicacies and handicrafts from different exhibitors.

The event will run from August 20 to September 20, 2014. (SDR/PIA-Surigao del Norte)

DAR Surigao Norte joins Mindanao Trade Expo

By Daryll M. Tumbaga

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Aug. 26 (PIA) - The provincial office of the Department of Agrarian Reform-Surigao del Norte (DAR-SDN) recently joined the 2014 Mindanao Trade Expo held at the Abreeza Mall in Davao City.

The expo gathered Mindanao’s best manufacturers that converged at the mall's activity center from August 8-15, 2014.

Six products from the assisted Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organizations (ARBOs) of DAR-SDN were chosen to be displayed at the expo.

The ARBOs were all recipients of DAR's Village Level Processing Center Enhancement Project (VLPCEP).

The farmers’ products were the Turmeric Salabat Tea of Garcia Farmers Fisherfolks Credit Cooperative of Brgy. Garcia, Sta. Monica; the Dried Pijanga of Magpayang Rural Farmers Producers Cooperative of Brgy. Magpayang, Mainit; the Nipa Vinegar of Cabugao First Farmers Consumers Cooperative of Brgy. Cabugao, Bacuag; the Pure Tableya of Honrado Farmers Credit Cooperative of Brgy. Honrado, San Francisco; the Papaya Pickles of Brgy. Uno Poblacion Credit Cooperative of Brgy. Uno Poblacion, Dapa; and the Banana Chips of Trinidad Farmers Multi-Purpose Cooperative of Brgy. Trinidiad, Surigao City.

Elizabeth L. De Guzman, Chief Agrarian Reform Program Officer (CARPO) for Program Beneficiaries Development Division of DAR-SDN led the provincial team.

“Our purpose in going to the Expo is to display VLPCEP products of Surigao del Norte and get some vital information on improving our farmers’ products and some techniques in processing raw products for value adding to make it more marketable and attractive to buyers,“ De Guzman said.

The Mindanao Trade Expo is one of the much anticipated events in Davao City’s celebration of the Kadayawan Festival. (SDR/DAR-SDN/PIA-Surigao del Norte)

AgSur town receives P59M worth of MRDP projects

By Emmylou T. Presilda

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 26 (PIA) - The municipality of San Luis in Agusan del Sur culminated the Mindanao Rural Development Program (MRDP) implementation through a celebration during the turnover of the remaining P5 Million worth of livelihood sub-projects completed under the 3rd round of MRDP’s Community Fund for Agricultural Development (CFAD) last August 8.

In total, the municipality was able to avail P59Million worth of projects under the MRDP including the reinforced concrete deck girder (RCDG) Bridge amounting to P40M; P9M Farm to Market Road; and P10M worth of various livelihood projects such as expansion of potable water system (level 2), cattle production, pre and post harvest facilities, goat production, multi-purpose drying pavement (MPDP) with open storage, and MPDP with warehouse.

“I am very thankful to the Department of Agriculture for this support.  This indeed calls for a celebration,” Mayor Ronaldo Corvera said.

During the event, 13 farmer associations and women's organization received the key of responsibility and certificate of turnover from Mayor Corvera.  This is in addition to the 21 associations who already received ownership of their projects in the previous rounds.

Congresswoman Ma. Valentina G. Plaza who graced the activity, urged the farmers to take care of their projects.  “I ask you to love and nurture the projects for it is a great privilege to be one of the beneficiaries of this program. Hopefully, when we come back, we will be able to see a big difference in your lives,” she said.

Beneficiaries of the subprojects also took pride on how the projects were able to help them in their needs.

“My child was able to finish her college degree because of the cattle production project that we have availed of MRDP. I was able to sell one of its offspring to support my child’s college education,” said Gilda Bada of Brgy. Sta. Ines.

“I am not the only one who benefitted the project.  Other members of our association were able to buy farm lands and renovate their houses out from its offspring that is why we will continue to let the project grow,” she added. (DA-13/PIA-Caraga)

DOLE chief joins conduct of joint assessment of ship in Surigao Norte

CLAVER, Surigao del Norte, Aug. 26 (PIA) - Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis Baldoz emphasized that the DOLE's new Labor Laws Compliance System (LLCS) for the first time covers and applies to companies and workers in domestic shipping and, thus, encouraged Philippine-registered ships plying domestic waters to voluntarily comply with all labor laws.

"Ensuring compliance with all labor laws, including with safety and health standards, are pursuant to our obligations under the Maritime Labor Convention, 2006, and national issuances, such as Department Order (D.O.) No. 129, or the 'Rules and Regulations Governing the Employment and Working Conditions of Seafarers Onboard Ships Engaged in Domestic Shipping, and the new LLCS,'" said Baldoz during a dialogue with officials of officials of Taganito Mining Corporation (TMC), one of the country's largest nickel mining companies.

Baldoz, together with Undersecretary Rebecca Chato, head of the DOLE's internal and labor relations cluster, and DOLE Caraga regional director Johnson Canete, recently visited Claver in Surigao del Norte to join in the conduct of a joint assessment of TMC's cargo vessels at the Claver Port, in a bid to emphasize the seriousness of the DOLE in accelerating implementation of the new LLCS.

"Voluntary compliance fosters harmonious workplace relations and is generally good for business. It leads to productivity and profitability," the labor and employment chief emphasized before boarding one of TMC's cargo ships, the LCT TMC II, for the joint assessment.

TMC owns three cargo vessels and contracts several other ships to transport its mine production from the shore to the ships for export. It engages a crewing agency, Lacerta Shipping Agencies Philippines, Inc. to man its three vessels.

The joint assessment is one of the mechanisms that the DOLE uses under the LLCS. During the process, management and worker representatives sit down with the DOLE to assess compliance, with the latter informing the former about the various labor laws, including the safety and health standard regulations, that the company ought to comply.

If deficiencies or gaps in compliance are discovered during the assessment, a plan of action is formulated to correct the gaps or deficiencies. The DOLE teaches the company and the workers on how to comply. After the gaps or deficiencies are effected, the DOLE issues a certificate of compliance to the company.

Engr. Eric Igual, together with the TMC management representative and the TMC union, informed Secretary Baldoz that the result of the joint assessment showed very minor deficiencies/gaps. Some of these were the lack of organized safety and health committee; lack of occupational safety and health reportorial requirements; lack of on-board and on-shore complaint procedure; no weekly rest period; lump-sum salary structure; no written program and policy on prevention of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B, TB, and sexual harassment.

Also, the employment agreement of the 19 crew of the ship is not co-terminus with the service agreement of the manning agency with the principal, and the manning agency is not registered with DOLE under D.O. 18-A.

In the presence of Secretary Baldoz, the TMC management submitted an undertaking and pledged to correct these deficiencies/gaps in 20 days under the agreed action plan. On this note, DOLE Caraga regional director Johnson Canete issued a CoC to the mining company.

Baldoz instructed Conciliator-Mediator Ericson Igual, head of the joint assessment team, to restructure the salary structure of the seafarers manning the ship, and also directed Director Canete to continue monitoring the company's compliance, particularly with its undertaking.

"The DOLE is here to help you comply. All our technical assistance services are free. You should not anymore fear the DOLE because our new labor law compliance system is designed as a mix of developmental and regulatory approaches that encourages voluntary compliance," Baldoz said. (DOLE-13/PIA-Caraga)

Cebuano News: P11M kapin nga proyekto sa Carmen gi-turn over sa MRDP

Ni Ronie P. Gerona

BUTUAN CITY, Agosto 26 (PIA) - Mokabat ngadto sa onse milyones kapin ka pesos ang kantidad sa proyekto nga gipatuman karon sa lokal nga panggamhanan sa Carmen, Agusan del Norte sa pagpaningkamot ni Mayor Ramon M. Calo.

Ang nasangpit nga proyekto usa ka farm-to-market road nga nagsugod gikan sa Poblasyon paingon sa Macopa ug Kabayawa sa maong Lungsod diin mokabat sa kwatro kilometros ang katas-on sa maong dalan.

Ang nasangpit nga proyekto gikan sa nasodnong panudlanan sa Agrikultura pinaagi sa MRDP kun Mindanao Rural Development Program.

Ang pag-abri sa maong dalan usa ka oportunidad sa katawhan sa maong dapit aron pagpasayon sa ilang produkto padulong sa maong lungsod. Kahibaloan nga ang lungsod sa Carmen naila na sa produktong manga ug maoy hinungdan nga moangat na ang ilang panginabuhian sa katawhan sa pipila ka mga barangay sa maong lungsod.

Niadtong Agosto 15, 2014, pormal nang gi-turn-over ang maong proyekto pinaagi ni Department of Agriculture Region XIII Regional Director Edna Mabeza ug gidawat ni Carmen Municipal Mayor Ramon M. Calo inabagan ni Bise Mayor Wilfredo T. Taglucop ug Punong Barangay Ger A. Montero sa Barangay Poblacion.

Ang maong kalihokan gitambongan usab ni Bise Gobernador RamBu Bungabong, Gloria Pabillore nga nagrepresenta ni Cong. Erlpe John M. Amante ug Daniel Gudahl sa Winrock International isip partner sa maong proyekto. (LGU-Agusan del Norte/PIA-Agusan del Norte)

Cebuano News: P42.6M proyektong imprastraktura gi-implementar

Ni Gemma C. Dumpe

BUTUAN CITY, Agosto 26 (PIA) - Sugod niadtong Enero ning tuiga gisugdan pagtrabaho sa panggamhanang probinsyal sa Agusan del Norte ubos sa pagdumala ni Governador Ma. Angelica Rosedell M. Amante-Matba ang mga proyektong imprastraktura niini nga nagkantidad og 42,677,740.53 milyones ka pesos.

Kini nga mga proyekto mao ang pagpasemento sa kadalanan sa Puyo-Colorado sa Jabonga (P9,781,606.80), NRJ-Manoligao sa Carmen (4,844,426.86), Comagascas-Katugasan-Bayabas-Del Pilar sa Cabadbaran (9,764,967.95), La Fraternidad sa Tubay (P6,900,067.89), Capudlusan-Tagbungabong sa RTR (P4,861,912.11), Matabao-Tinago sa Buenavista (1,372,840.39) ug lakip ang pag-ayo sa kadalanan sa Poblacion 2 (P1,957,227.15) ug Punta Gracia (1,451,172.06) sa Tubay, ug ang dalan sa Lower Panaytayon sa Caloc-an, Magallanes (P1,743,519.32) diin kini nga proyekto natapos na niadtong Hulyo 17, 2014.

Matod pa ni Engr. Celecia J. Morales, ang OIC sa Provincial Engineer’s Office ning probinsya, basi sa ilang schedule of works ang maong mga proyekto niining tuiga ra gayud mahuman. Dugang pa, nga bisan sa kasamtangan kamulo pa silang nagtrabaho niini nga mga proyekto.

Ang probinsya aduna na usab unom ka bag-ong gihan-ay nga mga proyektong imprastraktura nga bag-uhay pa lamang gi-bidding niadtong Agosto 19, 2014. Kini nga mga proyekto mao ang Construction of Spillway sa Brgy. Del Pilar sa Cabadbaran, Construction of Slope Protection/Riprapping of Tamping Creek sa Brgy. Baleguian sa Jabonga, Spring Development and Installation of Level II Water System gamit ang Hydraulic Ram Pump Technology sa Brgy. Lawan-Lawan sa Las Nieves ug Brgy. Simbalan sa Buenavista, ug ang pagpasemento sa Sta. Ana Road sa Nasipit, Kitcharao-Anibongan Provincial Road ug Pirada Road sa Cabadbaran. (LGU-Agusan del Norte/PIA-Agusan del Norte)