GOV. LACSON TURNS OVER PROJECTS TO CADIZ UPLAND FARMERS
Governor Lacson led the turn over of Coffee Depulper Project to Cotcot Upland Farmers & Farmworkers Association (CUFFA), held at Sitio Cotcot, Brgy. Mabini, Cadiz City, yesterday (Aug. 25).
The governor was welcomed by Cadiz City Mayor Salvador Escalante, Jr., Brgy. Capt. Rosevil Villarin of Bgry. Mabini and other local officials, and DepEd personnel.
The project is implemented through the Provincial Environment Management Office headed by Atty. Julie Ann Bedrio, as part of the Support to Upland and Coastal Ecosystems Management Program.
The two units of Coffee Depulper costs P60,000 and will be under the management of the said farmers association.
The CUFFA officers led by Mary Jean Tanaya, president, also took their oaths of office before Gov. Lacson, during the short program held at Cotcot Elementary School.
Gov. Lacson advised the farmers to manage well the project entrusted to them and continue to protect the natural resources.
He also encouraged the farmers to produce quality coffee to expand their business and livelihood.