PDRRMC on the lookout for the safety of Abreños

To ensure the safety of Abreños during habagat, Governor Joy Bernos convened the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) for an emergency meeting on August 14, 2019, at the Provincial Capitol Governor’s Gallery. During the meeting, the body agreed on the suspension of all tourism activities in Abra to avoid any hazard brought… Read more »

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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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PGA, DA improve sugarcane production in Abra

On May 27, 2019, the Department of Agriculture (DA)-Abra in coordination with the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos provided a sugarcane production training program to Shine Sabangan Farmers’ Association of Malibcong. This training program, under CHARMP 2 scale-up of DA, was conducted in Agtangao, Bangued. Agtangao is known for its sugarcane… Read more »

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More LGUs, agencies support bloodletting activities in the province

The Provincial Health Office and Philippine Red Cross-Abra Chapter conducted a bloodletting activity at the Abra Electric Cooperative on May 21, 20019, to ensure its supply especially during emergencies. Donors underwent recruitment sessions to prepare and teach the importance of donating blood–which is saving lives! Provincial Blood Program coordinator Lilibeth Martin said bloodletting activities were… 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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PGA, LGUs support DOLE-SPES 2019

  The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-Abra supports the implementation of the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) 2019. Lagangilang, Luba, Malibcong, Dolores, Bangued, Sallapadan, San Juan, and Abra Mountain Development Educational Center in Bucloc were co-implementers of SPES… 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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BFAR-Abra continues to distribute fingerlings for fisherfolks

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) continues to distribute fingerlings for fisherfolks in the province. AquaTech I Ma. Rhoda Fe Andres said they have already distributed 66,000 tilapia fingerlings and 300 bags of feeds to the 56 fisherfolks in the province under the Pond Culture Techno Demo Project and Input Assistance. The distribution… 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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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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