DA Region IX awards outstanding agri workers and stakeholders
The Department of Agriculture in Zamboanga Penisnula has recognized the outstanding local government unit, agricultural extension workers, and stakeholders for their efforts to help the region attain food sufficiency.
“Our regional agricultural achievers deserve this recognition, without them, we would never attain the expected yield and production in our agricultural commodities.” Dr. Dennis Palabrica, regional assistant director of the DA, said in a statement.
The evaluation team comprises of DA and its attached agencies and representatives of the agriculture and fishery council, according to DA X regional gawad saka coordinator Erwin Rodriguez
“The DA acknowledges the commendable efforts in the field of these achievers to secure food sufficiency in our region.” he said.
Jessica Mangumpit, President of Villa C. Sudiacal RIC who won the highest award in the region said “we are very inspired to continue to do our work in the field, not because we were given an award but because we know we are serving many people.”