Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte… The Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Siocon conducts a two-day training on field budding operation, rubber tapping and production of Abaca to CBFM- CARP beneficiaries of Lintangan Farmer’s Cooperative Association Inc. in Barangay Lintangan, Sibuco, Zamboanga del Norte on November 3-4, 2021.
 
Different strategies were discussed on the conduct of actual production of Abaca handicrafts and on the conduct of actual field budding of (rubber) and tapping of latex on rubber trees which are vital in managing the established CBFM-CARP plantations. Hands-on field activity also helped further the positive perception and appreciation of the participants on the essential practices engaged in the operation of rubber plantation and Abaca products.
 
The training also aims to orient the participants of their role and function as CBFM holders and to capacitate the participants in keeping a complete and accurate record of all financial transaction in a systematic, orderly and logical manner. Moreover, proper solid waste management was also imparted to the beneficiaries to ensure clean environment for them to live healthy while reaping the fruit of their labor. Strict adherence to standard health protocol such as wearing of facemask and social distancing were observed at all times.