PSMEDC keeps an eye on SME development

  The Provincial Small and Medium Enterprise Development Council (PSMEDC) chaired by Gov. Joy Bernos focused on the improvement of the priority industries in Abra such as bamboo, coffee, cacao, processed fruits and nuts, wearables, and homestyle products during their quarterly meeting at the Negosyo Center Conference Room, DTI-Abra, Bangued on March 28, 2019. The… Read more »

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DAR-Abra’s programs and services for Abreños

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has three major programs according to Provincial Agrarian Reform Provincial Officer II Penelope de Ausen. These are Land Tenure Services Program, Agrarian Legal Service Assistance, and the Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Development Services Program. Under the land tenure services program is the reacquisition and distribution of government and private lands… Read more »

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Women empowerment through livelihood

Gabriela Women’s Association of Pamutik, Pidigan sold P52,104 worth of chichacorn products during the Abra Padaya trade fair on March 1-9, 2019. The association’s livelihood project contributed to the development of their communities since their products are coming from the cornfields of their municipality. The corn grains are processed at their processing center at Pamutik,… Read more »

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PGA, DOST, DA, and BFAR allocate farm inputs to farmers

Gov. Joy Bernos and the Department of Sciences and Technology Provincial Director Menandro B. Buenafe awarded DOST-grant livelihood project to the La Paz Women Association during the farmers and fisherfolks’ forum as part of the Farmers’ Day in celebration of the #AbrenianKawayanFestival2019. The recipient received a dehydrator and food processing equipment amounting to P205,000. The… 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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K to 12 non-academic Abreño graduates join the Job Fair conducted by DepEd Abra with PGA

  More than 200 K to 12 non-academic Abreño graduates joined the Job Fair conducted by DepEd Abra with the Provincial Government of Abra (PGA) at Bangued West Central School on June 19, 2018. Booths were put up for the K to 12 non-academic Abreño graduates where they showcased their skills and products. Potential partners… Read more »

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DOST PEPTALK

Provincial Science and Technology Director Menandro Buenafe delivered updates on their programs and services on January 8 at the Provincial Capitol grounds. Technology transfer and commercialization, testing and calibration, packaging and labeling design, and technology training were among the services mentioned by Director Buenafe. #asensoabreño #parasabayan

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