Two Miagaowanon farmers were awarded Outstanding Fisherfolk and Young Farmer. Glenda N. dela Torre of Barangay Kirayan Sur was awarded Outstanding Fisherfolk and Jomel S. Nieles of Barangay Cubay was Outstanding Young Farmer during the Regional Gawad Saka Awarding ceremony held at Punta Villa Resort and Convention Center on October 1, 2018.
The Gawad Saka is an annual activity of the Department of Agriculture that acknowledges farmers and fisherfolks as well as distinguished groups and individuals who excelled and made significant contributions in the development of agriculture and fishery sectors of the region and country.
Likewise, Eden Nequia and April Joy Depamaylo, both agricultural technologist, were recognized for their assistance in the achievement of the awardees.
Photo shows Mayor Macario Napulan, MD in an opportunity with the awardees during the ceremony. In his statement, Mayor Napulan expressed his congratulations to the winners as he acknowledge their significant contribution in the farming and fishing industry of the locality. (ABM with information from OMA Miagao)