BARMM lends emergency loan for farmers, fisherfolks and enterprises affected by Covid-19

Cotabato City (August 28, 2020) – First batch of farmers, fisherfolks, and micro and small enterprises received Friday their emergency loan assistance from the Bangsamoro Government’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Agrarian Reform – Agriculture Credit Policy Council (MAFAR-ACPC). MAFAR Minister Dr. Mohammad Yacob, Deputy Minister Ammal D. Solaiman, MAFAR Maguindanao Provincial Head Abdulnasser K.…

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BTA special committee on Marawi: “IDPs want to go home”; recommends action plan for rehab

Cotabato City (August 28,2020)—The Bangsamoro Transition Authority’s (BTA) Special Committee on Marawi provided substantive plans and actions to further the city’s rehabilitation after the siege that displaced thousands of Maranaos in 2017 up to this day.   Member of Parliament (MP) and Chairperson of the committee Ali Solaiman announced in the plenary on Thursday, August…

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BARMM culminates 34th National Coconut Week celebration

Cotabato City (August 27, 2020) – After a 3-day fruitful festivity, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Agrarian Reform (MAFAR), Ministry of Trade, Investment and Tourism (MTIT), and the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Coconut Authority XIV (PCA XIV-BARMM) concluded Thursday, August 27, the 34th National Coconut Week celebration in the region. Around 300 delegates, including business…

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BTA condemns Jolo bombings; Bangsamoro Government to provide aid

Cotabato City (August 27, 2020)—The Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) approved Thursday, August 27, a resolution condemning the twin bombings last August 24 in heavily populated areas in downtown Jolo, Sulu. Moreover, Member of Parliament (MP) Amir Mawallil, the proponent of Proposed Resolution No. 289, suggested that cash assistance can be immediately provided to the families…

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