30 members of Lumayang Irrigators Association, Inc. of Zamboanga City benefitted from the three-day Quality Enhancement Skills Training on Virgin Coconut Oil hosted by DTI-CARP and Coconut Industry last February 3-5, 2021 at Purok 5, Lumayang, Zamboanga City.
The activity was initiated in partnership with the Philippine Coconut Authority. It was done through series of lectures and demonstration by technical experts Mr. Arsenio Laput and Ms. Ma Rita L. Molin. The IA was trained on the village-level processing technology, general operation requirements, basic costing and operation and maintenance procedures using coco by-products focusing on virgin coconut oil.
At the end of the three-day event, the training certainly gave awareness on social transformation, anchoring on different range of concern especially on developing skills of our farmers.
The officials along with other members of Lumayang IA expressed their utmost gratitude for all the learnings they gained and had pledged to share the learnt skills not only with their families but with their community as well.