5th Benguet Farmers CongressPrevious Next Around 300 farmers in the province joined the 5th Benguet Farmers’ Congress conducted by the Provincial Government of Beguet headed by Governor Dr. Melchor Daguines Diclas at the Benguet Sports Complex today, March 16, 2022. Major issues on the vegetable industry such as vegetable smuggling and situations of the fertilizer industry were discussed through an open forum panelled by Congresman Eric Go Yap, Governor Diclas, DA-CAR Regional Technical Director Dr. Danilo Daguio, and representatives from the La Trinidad Vegetable Trading Post, Benguet Agri-Pinoy Trading Center, Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority, and Agricultural Credit and Policy Council.
Awards for Benguet
Governor Dr. Melchor Daguines Diclas on Monday received plaques of recognition for the Province of Benguet for being the 10th Most Competitive Province and the 10th Most Improved Province based on the 2020 CMCI. The awards were handed over by DTI Provincial Director Atty. Samuel Gallardo at the Provincial Governor’s Office.
CMCI or Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index is a yearly ranking of cities and municipalities in the Philippines. This was developed by the National Competitiveness Council through the Regional Competitiveness Committees (RCCs) with the assistance of the United States Agency for International Development.