After a series of provincial consultation in the crafting of the Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization Plan (AFMP) 2018-2023, the Department of Agriculture RFO 10 through the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Division has finally conducted the regional validation/consultation on August 8, 2018, here in the city of Cagayan de Oro.
DA-RFO 10 OIC-Regional Director Carlene C. Collado, CPA said that the workshop combined the top-to-bottom and bottom-to-top approach planning. It further developed a participatory approach which involves the participation of the attached agencies and bureaus of DA, local government units, the private sector, farmers and fisherfolk, non-government organizations and people’s organization in the region.
The formulation of the AFMPlan is in compliance with Section 13 of RA 8435 or the Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization Act of 1997 mandating DA to formulate an AFMP to develop the agriculture and fisheries sector with focus on food security, poverty alleviation and social equity, income enhancement and profitability, global competitiveness and sustainability.#(ATCabig)
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