DTI-Abra goes to barangays to develop more entrepreneurs

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Abra has conducted orientations of the Negosyo, Serbisyo sa Barangay (NSB) program in Maguyepyep, Sallapadan; Luzong and Poblacion Luba; Poblacion, Boliney; Tui, Daguioman; Lamao, Bucloc; and Mayabo, Tubo from June 4 to 17, 2019. NSB brings DTI and other agencies’ services closer to the barangay level to stimulate business… Read more »

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PAC, Gov. Bernos monitor the development of 4Ps beneficiaries

The Provincial Advisory Council headed by Gov. Joy Bernos reviewed the implementation of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Abra during their quarterly meeting on May 28, 2019, at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall. Members of the council from different agencies like Department of Education (DepEd),… Read more »

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DSWD with TESDA-Abra trains Runo Weavers of Liguis

The Social Welfare and Development (SWAD)-Abra in partnership with Technical Education and Skills Development Authority-Abra provided a training course on Reed Crafts Making in Liguis, La Paz, on May 7-10, 2019, to help the Liguis Runo Weavers SLP Association produce quality products. With 30 members, the Liguis Runo Weavers SLP Association have availed of the… Read more »

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DTI-Abra continues to develop more SMEs

  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 »

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Improving life with bamboo

Carlo T. Balneg of Bumagcat, Tayum, has been producing quality bamboo-based products since 2004. His business, Carlo’s Bamboocrafts, Furniture and Furnishings (CBFF) has sold P72,000 worth of bamboo products in the Kannawidan Trade Fair in Vigan City on January 28-February 10, 2019. Balneg said they are producing 35 reclining chairs and 300 placemats weekly. These… Read more »

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P123, 610 sales on Dapil Festival Trade Fair 2019 on its first day

DTI-Abra recorded P123, 610.00 total sales on the first day of the Dapil Festival Trade Fair 2019 (February 19, 2019) from the participating Small Medium Entrepreneurs. Here is the breakdown of sales from each sector: Furniture – P99,000.00 Processed Food – P7,960.00 Handicraft – P6,360.00 Loom weaving – P7,600.00 Others (novelties/souvenir items) – 2,690.00 This… Read more »

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Abra launched the First Workshop Laboratory for Bamboo Products in CAR

Abra is the first province in Cordillera to receive four units of Shared Service Facility (SSF) equipment for bamboo processing which amounted to P2.975 million from Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through the collaborative efforts of the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos, Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology (ASIST),… Read more »

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“We have more than enough rice to support our Province”- NFA-Abra Manager Kai

Elizabeth Kai, Manager of the National Food Authority (NFA)-Abra, gladly informed her fellow public servants that NFA has more than enough rice supply to support the province. As of December 28, 2018, suggested retail price of NFA rice for consumers in the province is P27/kg, P25/kg for retailers, P32/kg for LGUs, and other institutions. She… Read more »

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DTI-Abra conducts E-Bamboo slat production training for MSMEs and non-MSMEs

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 »

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Cacao industry, one of the top priorities in Abra

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Abra with the help of the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Governor Joy Bernos and the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Bucay are assisting the cacao processors in the province to improve their products with their packaging, labeling, and product testing. DTI-Abra cacao industry point person Rico B.… Read more »

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