PHL GOVT EXPO & TRADE FAIR
NFA-Davao City participated in the three-day Philippine Government Expo and Trade Fair organized by the Kabisig People’s Movement at the Abreeza Ayala Mall in Lanang, Davao City on June 6-8, 2016.
The said Expo and Trade Fair showcased the government agencies’ profiles, mission and vision, programs and projects, products and services. Participating agencies were provided with their respective booths where mall-goers may visit and register their inquiries.
NFA-Davao City Provincial Manager Virgilio B. Alerta initiated the sponsorship of 1 bag 50-kg NFA rice which was raffled off to lucky visitors at one (1) kilogram each.
The NFA booth entertained inquiries mostly on how to participate in the distribution of NFA rice in their locality. The drive to enlist more Food Guardian Volunteers was likewise initiated, and discussions revolved around the reasons behind the Pledges of a Food Guardian. A rice box was also installed to sell NFA rice at 27.00/kg.
Chairman Daniel C. Guillen of the Kabisig People’s Movement said by virtue of Proclamation No 650, they are mandated to facilitate, coordinate and monitor the implementation of government programs and accomplishment, and to provide linkages between and among private sector groups and government agencies and instrumentalities
Other government agencies that participated in the Trade Fair include the DA Field Office XI, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Phil. Army 10th ID, Phil. National Police, TESDA, Department of Environment and Natural resources (DENR), Bureau of Internal revenue (BIR), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), PhilPost, University of Southeastern Phil., PhilMech and Dr. Gerry Cunanan Foundation of the Southern Phil Medical Center. (Vicky Ariate, Acting Information Officer)
NFA rice priced at P27.00 per kg was sold during the Kabisig Trade Expo at Davao City.
Kabisig Chairman Daniel Guillen (left) awards a Certificate of Participation to NFA-Davao City represented by Provincial Industry Services Officer Lory Surratos (center)