CORDILLERA ADMINISTRATIVE REGION (CAR) | March 2023 – The Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA) CAR provided a series of Accredited Safety Dispenser (ASD) training for 224 individuals in the first quarter of 2023.


Led by Regional Officer (RO) Rogelio Tanguid, FPA CAR trained 43 incubatees of the Benguet State University–Agri-based Technology Business Incubator Innovation Center (BSU-ATBIIC) on February 20-21, 2023, in the Center’s Training Hall, Betag, La Trinidad, Benguet.


On February 22-23, 2023, the team collaborated with the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Tuba, Benguet, to train 20 farmers on Good Agricultural Practices and proper dispensing through ASD training. These farmers were from Ligay Abiang Kapangdanan Suyocto Farmers Association and Ligay Multipurpose Cooperative at Ligay, Brgy. Camp One, Tuba, Benguet.


Other sets of trainings were also conducted for 33 officers and members of the San Roque Community Agriculture Cooperative at Sab-atan Hall, ATI-CAR, La Trinidad on February 23-24, 2023, and 12 participants from seven (7) establishments at Benguet Provincial Capitol on February 27-28, 2023.


In addition, a total of 116 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) were trained in support of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) sustainable livelihood project under the Climate Resilient Farm Productivity Support Project (CRFPSP).


These trainings were given to 28 participants from Sagubo Multipurpose Cooperative on February 21-22, 2023, at Sagubo, Kapangan, Benguet; 27 participants from Bayanakeo Farmers and Basket Weavers Association at Poblacion, Atok, Benguet last March 7-8, 2023; 27 participants from Bulala Farmers Association last March 3-4, 2023 at Bulala, Sablan, Benguet; and to 34 participants from Tanap Organic Rice Producers at Poblacion, Kibungan, Benguet on March 14-15, 2023.


Presidential Decree No. 1144, s. 1977 provides that ASD training shall be conducted to train individuals on proper dispensing to avoid improper distribution, storage, and sale of F/P products. ###

Written by: Rowena F. Billig | Published: 04 April 2023

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