GOVERNOR JOCELYN BERNOS
She was elected as the Provincial Governor of the Province of Abra in May 2016. She continued her programs and projects with utmost sincerity under the banner “Asenso Abrenio” and JOY “H.E.L.P.S” to reach out to her constituents wherever and whenever they need her comfort and assistance as the true mother of the province.
The Environment and Natural Resources Office (ENRO) headed by Cris Albolote with the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) attended a consultation meeting on the regulation of sand, gravel, and stone extraction at the municipality of San Juan on March 26, 2019. The meeting was set to discuss measures to protect the environment… Read more »READ MORE
On January 26, 2019, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in coordination with the Provincial Government of Abra conducted the Engineered Bamboo (E-Bamboo) slat production training at CRC Gaddani, Tayum. Non-Micro, Small, Medium, Enterprises and Micro, Small, Medium, Enterprises from the wood furniture sections attended the training. Bernard Taeza of the Environment and Natural… Read more »READ MORE
The Department of Education-Abra kicked off this year’s free summer camp on April 22, 2019, at Bangued West Central School. The summer camp aims to enhance the skills and talents of the students and keep them active this summer. Education Program Supervisor Henrieta Bringas said the activity also develops self-confidence and friendship among campers… Read more »READ MORE
Bishop Leopoldo C. Jaucian, SVD DD of the Diocese of Bangued and also the Chairman of the Youth Commission of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) gave emphasis on the youth during the observance of Holy Week. Young Abreños participated in the Lenten Recollection of the diocese and the reflection for the… Read more »READ MORE
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Abra in collaboration with the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos continues to promote entrepreneurship by assisting more SMEs to create employment in the province. There is a growing number of Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the province assisted by DTI-Abra with 3,087 SMEs in… Read more »READ MORE
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-CAR holds the Harvest Field Day for the Balik Sigla sa Ilog at Lawa (BASIL) Program at Brgy. Quidaoen, San Juan on April 16, 2019. The activity was graced by Regional Director Milagros Morales, BASIL National Focal Person Levita Zapanta, Eric Teodosio from the Philippine Crop Insurance… Read more »READ MORE
The Provincial Agriculture and Fisheries Council (PAFC) which is composed of farmers and fisherfolks association representatives gathered to discuss their recommendations to improve the implementation of the Department of Agriculture’s programs (DA) on April 16, 2019, at the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist, Calaba, Bangued. PAFC Chairman Feliciano Bose said the equipment distributed by… Read more »READ MORE
Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO)-Bangued strengthened its campaign against forest fires during summer. CENRO Forester Pedro Fuller said a fire brigade composed of extension officers and forestry technicians was formed to continuously patrol all DENR protected areas and plantations to prevent the occurrence of forest or bush fire. This is done in… Read more »READ MORE
Abra is a landlocked province on the Western side of the massive Cordillera in the Northern Luzon.
Its a deep valleys and sloping hills are enclosed by the rugged mountaines, except in the Western portion where the Abra River flows towards the coastal plains of Ilocos Sur.