Category: Food Security

  • Promoting Health And Wellness At The Capitol

    Promoting Health And Wellness At The Capitol

    Giving prime importance to health and wellness, the Provincial Health Office celebrated the 50th Nutrition Month with a display of diverse and nutritious products from local producers at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol lobby on July 8, 2024. The Capitol lobby was transformed into a lively marketplace, where different stalls offered a wide range of nutritious…

  • Towards A Malnutrition-Free Iloilo: Capitol Launches 50th Nutrition Month Celebration

    Towards A Malnutrition-Free Iloilo: Capitol Launches 50th Nutrition Month Celebration

    The Iloilo Provincial Government, through the Provincial Health Office, kicked off the 50th Nutrition Month Celebration with the theme “Sa PPAN: Sama-sama sa Nutrisyong Para sa Lahat” on July 8, 2028 at the Provincial Capitol Lobby. The theme underscores the importance of the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (PPAN) in advancing nutrition security for…

  • Capitol Funds Concreting Of Madarag-Iprog Junction Road

    Capitol Funds Concreting Of Madarag-Iprog Junction Road

    As part of its commitment to enhancing infrastructure and connectivity in the Province of Iloilo, the provincial government funded the concreting of the 1.1-kilometer Madarag-Iprog Junction National Road in the municipality of San Enrique amounting to P16.7 million. The inauguration was conducted on July 5, 2024, led by Fourth District Board Member Rolando Distura who…

  • Iloilo Prov’l Government Boosts Blue Swimming Crab Population

    Iloilo Prov’l Government Boosts Blue Swimming Crab Population

    On May 8, 2024, at 8 PM, the lloilo Provincial Agriculture Fisheries Division took action to replenish the Blue Swimming Crab population in Sitio Banban, Brgy. Tambaliza, Concepcion, lloilo. With the release of 1,036 crablets into the seagrass beds, the initiative seeks to reinforce marine life and sustain local livelihoods. These crablets were hatched and…

  • Consultation Meeting For Visayas Export Development

    Consultation Meeting For Visayas Export Development

    Governor Arthur R. Defensor, Jr. convened with Visayas Container Terminal (VCT) Manager Mike Santos and officials from Iloilo City’s Local Economic Development and Investment Promotions (LEDIP) led by Ms. Velma Jane Lao in a consultation meeting aimed to bolster export development in the region. The meeting covered updates on VCT operations, economic performance, discussions on…

  • MoRProGRes Bazaar

    MoRProGRes Bazaar

    Gov. Arthur Defensor, Jr. and wife Michelle Defensor, Vice Governor Christine Garin, Board Members Rolito Cajilig, Marcelo Valentine Serag and June Mondejar with provincial government department heads officially open the MoRProGRes Bazaar at the Capitol grounds as part of the 123rd Semana sang Iloilo celebration. Vegetables, fruits, dried fish and other agricultural products, equipment and…

  • Bolstering Agricultural Production

    Bolstering Agricultural Production

    Department of Agriculture Western Visayas Regional Executive Director Dennis R. Arpia had a high-level meeting with Iloilo Governor Arthur R. Defensor Jr. to focus on significant agricultural programs and projects aimed at propelling regional growth. Among the attendees were banner program representatives Reynol Dequino, Gareth Bayate, Jonifer Frades, Andrew Palomar, Fernie Rose Dollolasa, and Renan…

  • Cooperative Trade Fair & Exhibit

    Cooperative Trade Fair & Exhibit

    After the Agri-Fishery Trade Fair and Exhibit comes another trade fair and exhibit at the Provincial Capitol grounds, the Cooperative Trade Fair and Exhibit in line with the Provincial Cooperatives Month celebration. Various cooperatives display their products and there are also ornamental plants on display.

  • Meeting With DA Regional Exec. Director

    Meeting With DA Regional Exec. Director

    Gov. Arthur Defensor, Jr. and the Provincial Agriculture Office headed by Dr. Ildefonso Toledo briefed the Department of Agriculture (DA) Western Visayas Regional Executive Director Dennis Arpia about the programs and projects of the Iloilo provincial government on the agriculture sector this morning. They also discussed the implementation of various programs under the Collaborative Provincial…

  • Gov Toto Visits ART Center

    Gov Toto Visits ART Center

    Gov. Arthur Defensor, Jr. along with Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO) chief Ildefonso Toledo, Provincial Government Environment and Natural Resources Office chief Atty. Emmanuel Buyco, Provincial Engineer’s Office chief Engr. Romeo Andig, Provincial Tourism Officer Bombette Marin, and the PAO staff visited the Provincial Agri-Aqua Research and Technology (ART) Center in Brgy. Nanga, Pototan, Iloilo early…