Capitol turns over fishing materials to coops

THE Provincial Government of Misamis Oriental has turned over Payaw Project Materials for fishermen of selected municipalities and city Monday morning, October 14.

A total of 10 beneficiaries received P58,260 worth of Payaw Project materials each.

These are Kapunungan sa mga Mananagat sa Odiongan from Gingoog City, San Jose P5-A Fisherfolk Association from Talisayan, Barangay Buko Fisherfolk Association from Kinoguitan, Dampias Fisherfolk Association from Binuangan, Poblacion Fisherfolk Association from Salay, Lagonglong Fisherfolk Association from Lagonglong, Tubajon Consumers Cooperative from Laguindingan, Libertad Fisherfolk Association from Libertad, Barra Fisherfolk Association from Naawan, and P3 Fisherfolk Rescue Association from Manticao.

Payaw is an artificial sanctuary or fish aggregating device, usually made of piled and tied bamboo poles to catch fish.

The Payaw Project Materials consist of 200 meters PP ropes, 200 meters PE ropes 5, jumbo size Styrofoam, cement, tire rim, jeep tire, half sliced tire, and bus tire.

Apart from payaw materials, the Provincial Government also turned over a check amounting to P203,600 to Kalagunoy Blooming Forest Multi-Purpose Cooperative for the Sericulture Project in Kalagunoy, Gingoog City.

A memorandum of agreement between the Department of Agrarian Reform-Northern Mindanao, Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority and the local government of Misamis Oriental was signed Monday morning, October 14, on the production of tissue cultured planting materials for Abaca Expansion Project.

An oath-taking of Provincial Agricultural and Fishery Council Misamis Oriental officers were also conducted during the flag raising rites.


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