Iloilo’s farmers and fisherfolk to gain from BAFE’s Farm-to-Market Road Network Plan

Iloilo’s farming and fishing community is set to reap benefits from the Farm-to-Market Road Network Plan (FMRNP), as unveiled by the Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Engineering (BAFE) during a high-profile Bagong Pilipinas Town Hall Meeting held in Iloilo City. Attending the Bagong Pilipinas Town Hall Meeting on April 25, 2024 were Usec. Terrence Calatrava (Presidential Assistant for the Visayas), Congressman Lex Anthony Cris Colada (Party List – AAMBIS-OWA), Rep. Elizaldy Co (Party List – AKO BICOL), Rep. James “Jojo” Ang Jr. (Party List – USWAG ILONGGO), Speaker of the House of Representatives Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, Mayor Oscar “Richard” Serag Garin Jr. (Miagao, Iloilo), Rep. Julienne “Jam” Baronda (Iloilo City, Lone District), Rep. Raul Tupas (Iloilo, 5th district), DA-BAFE Dir. Ariodear Rico, and Regional Exec. Dir. Dennis Arpia (DA-RFO VI).

DA-BAFE joins Bagong Pilipinas Town Hall Meeting

With a strong dedication to heed President Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos Jr.’s call for nationwide engagement, the Department of Agriculture (DA), alongside its affiliated bureaus and agencies, took an important step towards fostering transparency and citizen engagement. Representatives from the Department of Agriculture and its attached corporations, agencies and bureaus attended the Alignment Meeting for the “Bagong Pilipinas” Town Hall Meetings on Februrary 28, 2024, at the New Executive Building in Malacañang, where the Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Engineering (DA-BAFE) pledged active support.