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MOA for Provincial-led Agriculture and Fisheries Extension Systems signed

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (February 9, 2021) – (From right) Malungon Mayor Maria Theresa Constantino, Agriculture Secretary William Dar and Congresswoman Shirlyn Bañas-Nograles sign the memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the Provincial-led Agriculture and Fisheries Extension Systems (PAFES) on February 5 at Greenleaf Hotel. The PAFES was established to integrate DA operations and strengthen research extension-farmer and fisherfolks linkages in the identified pilot provinces to spearhead agricultural modernization and industrialization; enhance rural livelihoods through the massive utilization of science-based innovations; and catalyze the establishment of robust agro-based enterprises. Also present at the MOA signing were Director Abdul Dayani of the Agricultural Training Institute; Regional Director Alfeo Piloton of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources; Regional Executive Director Arlan Mangelen of the DA XII; Eduardo Lapong, Dean of the College of Agriculture-Mindanao State University-General Santos City who represented Chancellor Anshari Ali; and Rodrigo España of the Provincial Agriculture and Fishery Council. (Jake Narte-Joshua John Pantonial/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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