The Cagayan Valley Regional Cacao Industry Council (CVRCIC) held its first quarter meeting on 21 April 2017 at the NERBAC-CV Conference Room, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan. The meeting was presided over by the RCIC Co-Chairperson, Ms. Kaye Lactao and was attended by fifteen (15) regular members of the council comprising a quorum.
The Bakong Production Center of the Laguna De Cagayan Handicraft Association in Sta. Teresita, Cagayan and the Christian Farmers MPC in Cabagan, Isabela were the beneficiaries of the continuing collaboration of DTI and the Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO) with the deployment and assignment of Mr. Eric Cheong as Volunteer Advisor (VA) from March 20-30, 2017.
About forty (40) stakeholders of the bamboo industry representing four (4) provinces of the region actively participated in the 1st Bamboo Cluster Meeting for CY 2017 on April 27 at the NERBAC-CV Conference Room in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan.