The unveiling of the “Wall of Light”, which is a symbolic marker installation of the Alliance for Mindanao Off-grid Renewable Energy (AMORE) Program in ARMM, was celebrated on February 26, 2007 at the Shariff Kabunsuan Hall of the ARMM Complex.
This important event was witnessed by some of the cabinet members spearheaded by Atty. Oscar Sampulna, Executive Secretary of ARMM who represented the Regional Governor Zaldy...
A five million (P5M) worth Seaweeds Processing Plant, a pilot project for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao to produce Alkali Treated Chips, will soon operate in Parang, Shariff Kabunsuan Province and the nearby provinces to the benefit of the seaweed farmers in the area.
This was an output of the 1st Seaweeds Congress in the ARMM last February 27-28 at Estosan Hotel, Cotabato City which was spearheaded by the Seaweeds Industry Association of the Philippines (SIAP) and BFAR-ARMM.
ARMM being the top producer of Seaweeds in the Philippine for export gives justice to putting up a processing plant within its region.
The plant is intended to address some of the issues and...
The Mindanao Economic Development Council (MEDCO), in coordination with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources(BFAR), has organized a mission to Sabah, Malaysia, last February 11-17.
This is part of the measures being undertaken by the Philippine government to improve the seaweeds industry in the country.
The mission, which was composed of public and private fishery officials from Mindanao and Palawan, is intended to bolster the performance of the country’s seaweeds industry.
The delegation was spearheaded by the BIMP-EAGA Fisheries Coordinator for Mindanao and Palawan, Mr. George Campeon, Regional Director of BFAR XI-Davao Region. Also with the team is Mr. Keise Usman, BFAR-ARMM Regional Director and Mr. Virgilio Alforque,Region IX-Zamboanga Peninsula Regional Director to provide the mission with technical assistance.
Processing plants and some growing areas in Sabah were visited by the delegation and meet their...
May 19, 2006
Cotabato City- Envoys of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) met with Regional Governor Datu Zaldy Uy Ampatuan of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) yesterday as part of their field visit to Southern Philippines.
The delegation, composed of representatives from the OIC Secretary General and diplomats of OIC's Committee of the Eight, will go around to identified areas in Mindanao to assess the implementation of the 1996 GRP-MNLF Final Peace Agreement.
Among them were Libyan Ambassador Salem Adam, Saudi Ambassador Mohammed Ameen Mohammed Wali, Indonesian Ambassador Irzan Tandjung, Malaysian Charge d' Affaires Wan Jaafar Mahamud, Ambassador Muhammad Abui Quashem of Bangladesh and Ambassador Emaleen Abdul Rahman Teo of Brunei.
Head of mission Ambassador Sayed El-Masry, Adviser to the OIC Secretary General, said that their visit is intended to have a "true evaluation...