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Guv turns over checks to Cadiz City Barangay Captains

Guv turns over checks to Cadiz City Barangay Captains

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (4th from right) turns over checks worth P500,000 each to Brgy. Captains Antonio Albarina, Jr., Dionisio Villaruz, and Jeorgina Sta. Ana of Brgys. Zone 3, Cadiz Viejo, and Zone 6, respectively, all of Cadiz City. The funds will be used in the construction of breakwater systems and seawall projects. Also in photo are Board Members Salvador Escalante, Jr. and Jose Benito Alonso, and former board member, Melvin Ibañez. /Capitol photo

Negros Oriental officials briefed on Occidental’s PRDP

Negros Oriental officials briefed on Occidental’s PRDP

Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. together with Negros Oriental executives led by Congressman George Arnaiz (seated, 2nd from right) and Board Member Arnie Teves (seated, 2nd from left) during the orientation on the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) at the Governor’s hall, yesterday. */CAPITOL PHOTO

Negros Oriental officials led by Congressman George Arnaiz and Board Member Arnie Teves were oriented on Negros Occidental’s Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) during their visit to Governor Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. at the Provincial Capitol, yesterday.

This is in response to Gov. Marañon’s invitation last month when the government executives met at Mabinay for the Langub Festival.

The PRDP team led by Provincial Planning and Development Coordinator Dr. Marlin Sanogal presented to the officials the details of the PRDP program whose implementation is now in full swing.

Gov. Marañon encouraged the officials of the neighboring province to replicate and implement the said program to their province, as it will benefit their constituents.

Congressman Arnaiz who stood as the speaker of the group expressed elation and delight to the governor and the PRDP team for sharing with them the benefits of the said program and for accepting their request to assist them jumpstart the project.

Board Member Teves also thanked the governor for inviting them and conveyed his hopes to replicate the program in their own province.

With the Occidental template serving as their guide, interested Oriental LGUs will have easier time to comply with the requirements set by the World Bank.

Local government executives present were Dumaguete City Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria, Amlan Mayor and LMP President Bentham de la Cruz, Tanjay City Mayor Lawrence Teves, Bais City Mayor Mercedes Teves Goñi, Bindoy Mayor Valente Yap, Tayasan Mayor Susano Ruperto, Bayawan Mayor Pempo Martinez, Mabinay Mayor Ernie Uy, Pamplona Mayor Apollo Arnaiz, Sibulan Mayor Maning Deputado, Valencia Mayor Edgar Teves, and Amlan Vice Mayor Gino de la Cruz. */Capitol News

Negros to host National Cattle Congress

Negros Occidental will host this year’s Federation of Cattle Raisers Associations of the Philippines National Cattle Congress slated on February 5 to 7.

Themed “Sharing Modern Cattle Technology with the Backyard Sector,” the congress will be held at the Bacolod Pavilion Hotel and will gather hundreds of commercial and backyard cattle raisers in the country.

The congress which aims to bind strong partnership for industry growth will also include sharing of inputs and technology transfer through lectures and discussions with backyard raisers who make up the 93 percent of the total Philippine cattle industry.

Topics during the congress include: Tropical Herd Management, Recording as Tool for Genetic Improvement, Practical Silage Making in Philippine Condition, Importance of Cross Breeding and Importance of Mineral Supplementation on Animal Reproductive Performance.

Provincial Veterinarian Dr. Renante Decena said local backyard cattle raisers would undergo a pre-congress seminar at the Social Hall of the Provincial Capitol on February 5.

The topics of the seminar include Feeds and Feeding, Silage Making, Animal Health and Recording, Ammonia Control in the Farm, Breeding and AI and Introduction to Organic Ranching. */Capitol News