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Reforestation nurseries in Poblacion & Taripan, Abra validated



he Assisted Natural Regenerated (ANR) nursery validation was conducted last July 30 – 31, 2013 at Poblacion, Malibcong, Abra where 72, 000 assorted indigenous species of seedlings were validated. In barangay Taripan reforestation nursery,   142, 141 assorted indigenous species was validated last August 20, 2013.


The name of the people’s organization is “Liwang Council of Elders” with 97 households members, 58 male and 60 female. Liwang farmers Agro-forestry, on the other hand is the agro-forestry group that consists of 35 households members, 25 mMale and 10 female.


During the validation, George Magwelang , Project Support Office(PSO) staff led the team which included Amore Gumanab and Rolie Barcena Provincial Management Group staff (PMG), Marilyn Toca; Municipal Management Group (MMG) CMO, Barangay Project Monitoring and Evaluation Team (BPMET) representative from Poblacion; Teresita Elveṅa and from Taripan; Alejandro Gaano, Barangay Development Council (BDC); Crispin Hilario.


The presentation meeting of the Agro-forestry budget released in Poblacion was also conducted.


Coordination for the coming of the validation team was disseminated to the People’s Organization (Pos) in the target areas one week before the validation. Four nurseries were validated: two in Poblacion, two in Taripan. The plantation establishment in Poblacion is ongoing but they already out planted 35,000 and Taripan out planted 42,141 assorted indigenous species by the second week of August to Sept.


In Poblacion, they used the elderly system of working by gibbon and quota system as free labor for one day and the rest is payable at Ph1.00 per seedling during planting; the same time in Taripan, but before they started the activity, a community meeting was conducted. The work and financial plan were also discussed.//Severino John B. Langbayan                    

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