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Coop in Iloilo qualifies for Gawad Saka search

SIampcThe Southern Iloilo Area Multi-Purpose Cooperative (SIAMPC) based in Oton, Iloilo is one of the national finalists in the 2016 Gawad Saka Search for Outstanding Filipino Farmers and Fisherfolk- Small Farmers Organization Category.

SIAMPC, organized by the Samahang Nayons, has operations in Oton, Tigbauan, Guimbal, Miagao, San Joaquin, Igbaras, Iloilo City, and areas in the Province of Guimaras. The Cooperative was registered on May 22,1981 under the Presidential Decree 175.

The national screening committee consists of Norman William Kraft, Director II of the Agricultural Credit Policy Council, Marlene Calangian of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, and Sherie Dreje of the Agricultural Training Institute assessed the SIAMPCI’s management, operations, and projects’ impact to the community during the field validation held on August 18.

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