Farm business school launched in Koronadal
The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently launched its Farm Business School (FBS) program in Koronadal City, South Cotabato to equip farmers with the right set of knowledge and skills needed to make their farms more profitable.
To be exact, a total of 55 student-farmers from two Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries’ Organization (ARBOs) in the area were registered to participate in the four-month-long activity.
Koronadal City Agriculture Officer Millet Miguel said that the local government will give its full support to the project and challenged the participants to actively engage in the project.
For her part, Municipal Agrarian Reform Officer (MARPO) Melba Galvan encouraged the participants to learn new and innovative ways of improving their livelihood.
FBS is a collaborative effort by DAR and its partner agencies, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Local Government Unit of Koronadal.
To be specific, this is the fifth farmers’ school launched by DAR in the province of South Cotabato.
The program, according to DAR, serves as a venue that brings the government and farmers together to carry out a collective and collaborative inquiry to address business and marketing problems and opportunities.