DA, OPAG seek to rejuvenate Abra coffee

The Department of Agriculture (DA) sees high potential in Abra coffee growers. The department and the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPAG) conducted a briefing on Coffee Rejuvenation Program for the Abra’s coffee growers at the  Provincial Capitol Governor’s Gallery on June 19, 2019. Benita Bilgera from DA-Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) said a coffee tree… Read more »

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SLP develops entrepreneurship to 4Ps beneficiaries

The Social Welfare And Development (SWAD)-Abra is implementing the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) to develop entrepreneurial and labor skills of the disadvantaged sectors in the province. SWAD-Abra SLP Provincial Coordinator Kaisy Joy A. Dalit said a total of 2,529 households were formed as Civil Society Organizations and were assisted by SWAD-Abra to engage in small… Read more »

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LGUs partnered with TESDA for Community-Based Training program

  Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)-Abra in partnership with the local government unit (LGU) of Danglas provided the Computer Literacy Training Course to 30 barangay officials and municipal employees at the Danglas Municipal Building on April 22-26, 2019. The computer literacy course is under the Community-Based Training program of TESDA. TESDA-Abra Community-Based Training… Read more »

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LGU Licuan-Baay held First Municipal Environmental Summit

Headed by the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO), the community members, elders, officials, and youth leaders of Licuan-Baay convened for the first Municipal Environmental Summit on April 23, 2019. Speakers from CENRO-Lagangilang, ENRO, EMB-CAR/PEMU, and MGB-CAR shared additional knowledge on the rules, regulations, and policies regarding environmental protection to the residents of Licuan-Baay.… Read more »

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NCIP-Abra preserves and promotes IP health beliefs and practices

  The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP-Abra) held a consultation dialogue and data collection with the elders, barangay health workers, rural health unit, barangay officials, and barangay and municipal Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) of Licuan-Baay for the documentation and promotion of indigenous peoples traditional health beliefs and practices of Binongan tribe on April… Read more »

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Newly constructed Fire Station of Sallapadan formally opened

The newly constructed fire station of the municipality of Sallapadan was formally opened by Mayor Nenita Cardenas with Gov. Joy Bernos, Municipal Fire Marshall Marlou Domingo, Provincial Fire Marshal Alex Testado, Regional Director Ma. Sofia Mendoza, and Fire Director Leonard Bañago on March 20, 2019.   According to Provincial Fire Marshal Alex Testado, it was… Read more »

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Women of PNP “enforce” beauty and strength

​Abra Provincial Police Office (PPO) showcased the beauty, resilience, and strength of the policewomen during the “Search for Ms. Ganda Pulis 2019”. The search was held on February 13, 2019, at Camp Juan Villamor, Calaba, Bangued. PO1 Cess Talla of Licuan-Baay Municipal Police Station (MPS) won the crown edging out six candidates from MPS of… Read more »

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OPAPP and DA provide livelihood assistance to former CPLA members in Abra

The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) turned over two units of micro tillers to the PAyapa at MAsaganang PAmayanan (PAMANA) program beneficiaries of Licuan-Baay, Malibcong, and San Isidro on January 29, 2019, at Origines Hotel, Calaba, Bangued, Abra. The turn-over ceremony was attended by… Read more »

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Abra Local Environment and Natural Resources Officers team up to protect Abra environment

The Abra Local Environment and Natural Resources Officers from the different municipalities attended the organizational meeting this morning (January 11, 2019) to strengthen the implementation of environmental development programs in our province. Environment and Natural Resources Officer (ENRO) Abra Cris Albolote gave an orientation about their mandates and policies for the protection and conservation of… Read more »

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Anti-Illegal Mining Task Force continues to halt mining operations in Abra

It was on October 1st when Gov. Joy Bernos convened DENR, ENRO, PNP, and the Philippine Army for an emergency meeting at the Governor’s Gallery to implement Executive Order No. 11, s. 2018, stopping all mining operations and all related activities in the province. On October 3, 2018, the Anti-Illegal Mining Task Force went to… Read more »

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