Nagbalitangan farmers double palay yield with support from DA, PGA

Nagbalitangan Farmers’ Association produced more than double palay yield from the hybrid and inbred rice varieties planted at the demo farm covered by the Solar Powered Irrigation System of the Department of Agriculture in coordination with the Provincial Government of Abra. The farmers reported they are able to harvest 8-10 tons of fresh weight palay… Read more »

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Abreño overseas worker tops the Licensure Examination for Teachers in Dubai

 “I’m just a simple student of ASIST who dreamed of having a teacher’s license but God gave me bonus,” said Jona Elyssa Taeza Mayrong, 23, from Palaquio, Bucay. Jona Mayrong tops the August 12, 2019, Special Professional Licensure Examination for Teachers-Elementary in Abu Dhabi, UAE scoring 81.20%. Mayrong graduated from ASIST-Lagangilang and currently teaches nursery… Read more »

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SK works for a drug-free Abra, attends drug prevention convention in GenSan

The Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) of Abra is working toward a drug-free province with their participation in the SK National Convention on Drug Abuse Prevention Education at the Anchor Hotel, General Santos City on August 15-17, 2019.  The convention aligns the commitments of the Dangerous Drugs Board, Department of Interior and Local Government, and National Youth… Read more »

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DA promotes good agricultural practices for Abreños

Department of Agriculture-Cordillera Administrative Region (DA-CAR) Research Specialist Benita U. Bilgera facilitates the Package of Technology (POT) and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) on Onion and Garlic Production Training to 36 farmers and LGU representatives from the different municipalities of Abra on July 18, 2019, at the Provincial Capitol.  “This training is necessary for farmers so… Read more »

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PHO urges mayors to support the anti-dengue campaign

Provincial Health Officer Maria Cristina V. Cabrera calls on the mayors to enforce dengue prevention and control during the consultative meeting on dengue at the Provincial Capitol on July 8, 2019. She said there is an increasing number of dengue cases in the province and mayors should intensify anti-dengue measures to prevent an outbreak in… Read more »

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PDEA-Abra intensifies anti-illegal drug campaign in schools

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Abra makes efforts to warn the youth on ill effects of drug abuse through conducting forums in different schools and other institutions in Abra.  PDEA conducted anti-drug lectures in Calaba Elementary School, Abra High School, Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology Bangued Campus, Pangtud National High School, and Siwasiw Elementary School… Read more »

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Abra, the first province to establish Balay Silangan in Northern Luzon

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Abra in partnership with local government units have established two reformation centers called Balay Silangan – in Bucay and in Tayum. Balay Silangan is a reformation program that helps individuals stop substance or drug abuse.  Bucay started its operation in December 2018 and already had 19 graduates in January 30,… Read more »

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Gov. Bernos to MPOC: Maintain peace and order; absentee mayors to face charges

Gov. Joy Bernos urged the Local Chief Executives (LCE) to be more active in maintaining peace and order in their municipalities through their participation in Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting. She said a peaceful and secured province will boost its tourism and economic development. Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Abra Provincial… Read more »

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DA, Gov. Bernos boost Abra farming with solar power

Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol says he will come back to Abra to work with Gov. Joy Bernos in bringing more agricultural program and projects. He said this during his visit to inspect and turnover the Solar-Powered Irrigation System Projects (SPIS) in Bagalay, Tayum and Malabbaga, La Paz, on May 23, 2019. “Water… Read more »

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