COTABATO CITY—To strengthen the Halal Promotion Compliance in the region, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Agrarian Reform (MAFAR) started the construction of P1.99-M worth of small-scale halal feed mill at Barangay Muti, Guindulungan in Maguindanao on Wednesday, June 1, 2022.
According to Senior Agriculturist Engr. Saidona Lawan, focal person for MAFAR Halal Development Program, the project sought to provide halal feeds to promote halal compliant poultry and fish production.
“We proposed this project to ensure that we can provide and maintain halal compliant products starting from farm to plate,” Lawan said.
The halal feed mill building has 150 square meters, capable of storing 500-600 sacks of feeds.
Guindulungan Municipal Administrator Datu Harabas Midtimbang expressed his gratitude to MAFAR for the continued program in their area, especially on the halal development program.
“This is a big help for us to have a halal feed mill project that will ride in with our vision—to be an Islamic Center Municipality,” Midtimbang said.
Earlier on April 28 this year, MAFAR officials have turned over the feed mill machine to its beneficiaries.
Meanwhile, the construction is expected to be completed within 108 calendar days which will be turned over to Sisiman Agriculture Cooperative. (Kasan M. Usop, Jr./BIO)