DTI turns over SSF facility to “Tinawon” rice producers group
October 25, 2016
Marcelo B. Lihgawon
KIANGAN, Ifugao, Oct. 25 (PIA) - - A
cooperative producing “Tinawon” rice in the province received a rice
dryer equipment from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through
its Shared Service Facility(SSF) project.
The SSF turned over to the Terraces Farmers’ Cooperative (RTFC) at
Hucab, Kiangan is composed of two units collapsible flatbed dryer, two
pieces grain moisture meter and two pieces band sealer.
Members of the RTFC lauded the DTI and the Department of Agriculture
for providing the facility that would help to increase the quality of
their production for the global market.
The “Tinawon” is an heirloom rice of Ifugao which is being exported to the United States and other international markets.
The SSF is a strategic project under the banner of the DTI to help Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs).
“Getting on the big push for MSMEs program, the SSF project is one
of the pillars towards industrial progress which aims to increase
production capacities, improve product quality and reduce processing
costs of MSMES to help achieve the goal of poverty reduction with
inclusive growth,” DTI explained. (JDP/MBL-PIA CAR, Ifugao)
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Suffice it to say, for the moment, that the Author is a cooperative educator accredited by the Asian Confederation of Credit Unions; with 25 years hands on experience with policy making and direction of community type credit cooperative, particularly in the capacity as member of its Board of Directors.