Thousands to benefit from water system rehab in SouthCot

Around 3,000 residents in the municipalities of T’boli and Surallah, South Cotabato will now enjoy 24/7 access to potable water thanks to the rehabilitation and expansion of water systems in four (4) barangays. The existing water system in barangays Lamhaku and neighboring Talufo, T’boli have long suffered from neglect and deterioration, decreasing the time of water […]

Sweet scent of success for Hojap coffee

Hojap Multi-Purpose Cooperative (Hojap MPC) manager Shirley Tagtag shares how the cooperative grew to become one of the leading coffee producers in Asipulo, Ifugao, through the hard work and determination of its members. “We started as a sari-sari store na ang binebenta namin ay basic needs ng mga tao,” Tagtag said. In 2002, the cooperative […]

Cupping competition highlights emerging Ifugao coffee industry

The coffee industry in Asipulo, Ifugao got a major boost with the conduct of the first Cupping Competition during the town’s Kulpi’d Asipulo Festival on April 16, 2019. Asipulo has the biggest coffee planting area in Ifugao, a major Robusta coffee producer, with about 1,394 hectares or 55% of the province’s total coffee area. Robusta […]

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