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Province of South Cotabato

45 responders attend 3-day training on SPICEE

KORONADAL CITY – A simulation drill on Explosive Related Incidents (ERI) and other Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) was conducted today at Rizal Park as a final output of at least 45 participants who attended the 3-day training on Project Strengthening the Public Initiative against Catastrophic Events and Extremism (SPICEE) for the responders in the province […]

PBBM lauds Consolidated Rice Production and Mechanization Program initiatives in SouthCot

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. lauded South Cotabato Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo Jr for coming up with the Consolidated Rice Production and Mechanization Program which is anchored on the administrations’ agenda that will help achieve food security in the country. “Mahalaga ang programang ito, dahil ito ay maliit na bahagi kung ano ang ginagawa natin sa […]

PBBM sets to visit South Cotabato in June 14

President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. is set to visit to the province of South Cotabato on June 14, 2023 to grace various activities in the province. President Marcos, who is also the Agriculture Secretary will be the guest of Honor during the launching of the Consolidated Rice Production and Mechanization System, at Brgy. Liwanay, Banga, […]

South Cotabato launches “Buntot ni Daga, Bigas mo” campaign

The Provincial Government of South Cotabato through the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist and the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office launches the “Buntot ni Daga, Bigas mo” campaign in a bid to eradicate the rat infestation that creates havoc to farmers’crops. Antonio Rubinos, chairperson of Tinongcop Agrarian Reform Multi-purpose Cooperative said that the […]

World Bank visits PRDP’s Cassava and Cacao Subprojects in South Cotabato

The World Bank consultants visited the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) Cassava and Cacao Subprojects of South Cotabato for its World Bank Side Mission. Earlier, the team of WB consultants led by Ms. Agnes Deshormes and the National Project Coordination Office of the Department of Agriculture Central Office visited the PRDP subprojects on cassava and […]

Gov Tamayo, Bishop Casicas to appeal to DENR ban on open pit mining

After the court decision on the open pit mining issue, Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo Jr. will appeal to the national government to ban open pit mining in South Cotabato. Tamayo said that he would negotiate with DENR Secretary Antonia Loyzaga together with Bishop Cerilo Casicas after the Holy Week. “I want the national government to […]

SouthCot farmers avail Php26.6 million worth of agriculture machineries from PhilMech

The Department of Agriculture -Philippine Center for Post Harvest Development and Mechanization (DA-PHilMech) officially turned over Php26.6 million worth of agricultural machinery at the Provincial Demonstration Farm at Brgy. Reyes, Banga. At least 19 farmer beneficiaries coming from the Farmers Cooperative Associations (FCA) of the province’s ten towns and lone city avail of the 60 […]

Three tractors conduct free land-tilling to 32 hectares of rice farms in Surallah

The Office of the Provincial Agriculturist commissioned the three tractors to conduct land-tilling operations on the 32 hectares of rice farms at Brgy. Dajay at Surallah town. This is in preparation for the Consolidated Rice Farming program of the provincial government of South Cotabato. John Philip Hechanova, focal person for the Consolidated Rice Production and […]

PDC approves resolution urging Lake Sebu town mayor to implement the Philippine Fishery Code

The Provincial Development Council has approved the resolution urging the Local Chief Executive of Lake Sebu to implement the Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998 to ensure the rational and sustainable development, management, and conservation of the fishery and aquatic resources in Philippine waters. Based on Republic Act 10654, which is ” An act to prevent, […]

PEMO includes other special wastes on its long term plans

Aside from the health care wastes from hospitals, clinics, and diagnostic centers, the Provincial Environment and Management Office plans to widen its services to cater to other special wastes. PEMO Chief Siegfred Flaviano said, their office has the necessary permits to cater to these special wastes such as used oils from fuels, septic tanks, and […]