The “Baggao Sarabo Center”, OTOP Pasalubong Center in Baggao graced by Baggao Hon. Mayor Leonardo C. Pattung was recently launched on April 29, 2015. The project was implemented under the Bottom Up Budgeting (BuB) program of the government.

DTI released P155,000.00 BuB funds while the LGU shouldered P200,000.00 to operationalize the project.

Present during the launching were the Department Heads of LGU Baggao and DTI Cagayan Provincial Director Engr. Bernardino G. Mabborang and some DTI staff.

About sixteen (16) MSMEs participated in the launching and displayed their products at the “Baggao Sarabo Center”. Of the 16, thirteen (13) were from the furniture sector and three (3) were from GHD Sector.

The newly established Baggao Sarabo Center is envisioned to provide SMEs an avenue to further market their products.

Meanwhile, the construction of the OTOP Display Center in Amulung has been completed and will be launched within the month.