DA-PCC, CTU-Tuburan partner for Carabao Dev’t Program promotion

The promotion of the Carabao Development Program (CDP) is expected to increase in Cebu following the collaboration between the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Carabao Center (DA-PCC) and Cebu Technological University (CTU)-Tuburan.

Through a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), these institutions have agreed to install the CDP-Karunungan, Impormasyon, at Oportunidad Sa Kalabawan or CDP-KIOSK in the university. The MOA was signed on January 22 during the graduation ceremony of the “Eskwelahan sa Kahanginan [School-On the-Air(SOA)]” on Dairy Buffalo Production hosted by the campus.

Initiated and facilitated by the Knowledge Management Division-Learning Events Coordination Section, the CDP KIOSK serves as a method to disseminate information about dairy buffalo production programs, services, and technologies offered by the DA-PCC, along with the agency’s knowledge products.

In this partnership, CTU-Tuburan is expected to provide a specific area for the installation, where farmers, students, and other agricultural stakeholders in the municipality can visit and easily access information about the programs and services of the agency.

In his message during the graduation rites, Dr. Eric P. Palacpac, Chief of the Knowledge Management Division (KMD) of DA-PCC, expressed hopes that through this medium, more farmers will be interested in the carabao dairy program and later engage in it, as he testified that there is indeed money in dairying.

The CDP KIOSK, to be installed at the campus library, comprises three materials: portable display panels, portable shelves for DA-PCC’s knowledge products, and a portable product mini-kiosk.

According to Mr. Gaudioso B. Calibugan, Senior Agriculturist of DA-PCC at Ubay Stock Farm, the installation of the facility is a follow-through on the recently concluded SOA to ensure that those who have enrolled in the radio broadcast schooling can easily access updates about dairying or review related information whenever they want.