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Thursday, June 16, 2022

Surigao Norte ARBOs renew marketing agreement with institutional buyers

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, June 16 (PIA) --The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) provincial office in Surigao del Norte facilitated on June 15, 2022 the renewal signing of Marketing Agreement (MA) between three Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries’ Organizations (ARBOs) and government institutional buyers under the Enhanced Partnership Against Hunger and Poverty (EPAHP) project of DAR. 

With the Agreement, San Pedro Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Cooperative (SPARBECO) of Alegria will supply Caraga Regional Hospital (CRH) 40 sacks of well-milled rice every month for a period of one year.

SPARBECO was represented by their chairperson Dionesia Gonzales and Dr. Cheryl A. Gotinga, Medical Center Chief I signed the MA in behalf of CRH.

The Surigao City’s Mabini Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Cooperative (MABARBECO) Chairperson Restituto B. Tenazas, Jr also signed the Agreement with Warden Jail Chief Inspector Roberto C. Gotico of the Surigao Norte Bureau of Jail Management and Penology provincial office. 

MABARBECO will provide the latter with 50 to 100 kilos of assorted vegetables per month for over a year.

Meanwhile,  Villaflor Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association (VARBA) of Gigaquit and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology Surigao City office also forged a one-year marketing agreement for the former to supply the latter with a monthly volume of 50 to 100 kilos of assorted vegetables for one year. 

Mrs. Jenita Larong represented VARBA and Warden Jail Chief Inspector Joel G. Calimbo represented BJMP Surigao City. 

Under EPAHP project, the DAR aimed to partner with different government agencies to provide assistance to its assisted agrarian organizations and farmer beneficiaries through direct market linkages and access to programs and funding. (DAR-SDN/PIA- Surigao del Norte)