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DavNor Coffee industry, strengthened

June 29, 2020 - Monday 8:06 PM by Pia Xi

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DAVAO DEL  NORTE, JUNE 29 (PIA)—The Provincial Government of Davao del Norte is set to launch today (June 29) its drive to strengthen its coffee cluster now that  it has proven its high quality of Arabica coffee  production.

Dubbed as Launching of Coffee Adaptive Training Approach-cum-Organizational Strengthening  of Davao del Norte Coffee Cluster, the event  is set at PTV DavNor Studio where Kapihan sa DavNor will also be held in advance schedule to feature the coffee industry of Davao del Norte.

Provincial Governor Edwin I. Jubahib is expected to attend the launching ceremony that will be attended by provincial and regional heads of the Department of Agriculture (DA) XI, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) XI, heads of  provincial government offices led by Provincial Administrator Josie Jean Rabanoz.

Private stakeholders of the coffee industry  in Davao del Norte including proprietors of leading coffee-maker entities in Davao Region are being lined up for the Kapihan sa DavNor that will form part of the whole-day event, together with  DTI .

Aside from Governor  Jubahib and DTI Provincial Director Romeo Castanaga, other panelists are Marivic Dubria, 2019 Philippine Coffee Quality Competition Champion – Arabica Category; Joefel Manlod, proprietor  of Purge Coffee Roaster/Barista/Roasters Champ; Ludovico “Jun” Ramirez, technical coordinator  of  Agricultural Cooperative Development International / Volunteers in Overseas Cooperative Assistance (ACDI/VOCA)

A session on Organizational strengthening and action planning is set in the afternoon together with private sector representatives to the Provincial Agricultural and Fisheries Council (PAFC) and  the Provincial Agriculture Office (PAGRO). (Jeanevive D. Abangan, PIA XI)