Local Farmers from ZABIDA Partner-Barangays were gathered to showcase variety of products for the celebration of Farmer’s Month with the theme “Makabagong Magsasaka at Mangingisdang Pilipino Susi sa Tunay na Pagbabago. This is through a Farmers’ Exhibit organized by the Zamboanga-Basilan Integrated Development Alliance, Inc. (ZABIDA) – Verde Zamboanga Inc. held at Plaza Pershing which ran from May 26-29, 2018.
The activity ended with a culminating program and turn-over ceremony of additional sacks pf Ginger for the Ginger Production as a product processing project for the Farmers. Different Farmers from; Conrisima Upland Farmers Association and IMCON Upland Farmers Association of Barangay Bungiao, Victoria Hills Farmers Association of Barangay Victoria and Upper La Paz Community Base Farmers Management and Assosaciones De Mga Siembradores De Camp Susana of Barangay La Paz. This is under the Bottom-up Budgeting (BUB) and was witnessed by fifteen (15) Partner-Farmers of Reach-Out to Others Foundation, Inc. (ROOF).
Present during the turn-over were Hon. Jihan R. Edding, Committee on Agriculture, Dr. Diosdado N. Palacat the City Agriculturist, Dr. Grace J. Rebollos the ROOF-President and Ms. Jessica Del Olmo, a Manos Unidas Representative. (John Bonilou Ranolo/ZABIDA)