Abra implements “No to Plastic Policy”

Ordinance No. 205 (s. 2013) prohibits the use of plastic bags on dry goods, regulates its utilization on wet goods, and bans the use of styrofoam in the Province of Abra prescribes penalty thereof. The ordinance aims to regulate the use of plastic bags to prevent potential serious ecological imbalance particularly in the creeks, rivers,… Read more »

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PGA, DOST, TESDA develop processed dried fruits in La Paz

The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos, LGU-La Paz, DOST, and TESDA-Abra provide enhancement training on tropical fruit processing, and operation and maintenance of fruit dryer equipment on June 25-26, 2019, at Poblacion, La Paz. This is an initial project of the provincial government for its “Food for the Table” livelihood program.… Read more »

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PGA, PHO, DOH provide health services to inmates

The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos and Provincial Health Office (PHO) coordinated with DOH-Abra to render health services to the 212 inmates of Abra Provincial Jail on June 11, 2019, in observance of National Kidney Month. Health personnel provided urine screening, skin consultation, sputum examination, and blood testing. They also informed… 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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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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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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DA-CAR provides Solar Powered Irrigation System to farmers in Abra

The Department of Agriculture (DA)-CAR in coordination with the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist conducts the Training Seminar on Operation and Maintenance of Solar Powered Irrigation System for Bangon Nagbalitangan Farmers’ Association at Bangbangcag, Bucay on May 9-10, 2019. This association is one of the recipients of DA’s Rice Banner Program. The seminar provided the… Read more »

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Abra—one of the top sellers during the first Mangan Taku Cordillera Food Fair

  The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos sold a total of P154,500 worth of Abrenian food during the first Mangan Taku Cordillera Food Fair at Rose Garden, Burnham Park, Baguio City on April 8-14, 2019, making the province one of the top sellers. There were 14 booths from the different provinces,… 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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PAFC monitors DA’s programs for the welfare of farmers

  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 »

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