LAUNCHING OF MAFARLENGKE 2.0 AT BGC
COTABATO CITY | April 14, 2021
Cotabato City- In support to the products of the Bangsamoro Local Farmers, The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Agrarian Reform thru the initiative of AMAD headed by Dr. Tong D. Pinguiaman, officially launched the MAFARLENGKE sa BGC 2.0 last Wednesday, April 14, 2021.
A total of 17 food exhibitors from different municipalities of Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur participated in this event. Open from 2:00 to 9:00 pm during the month of Ramadhan.
Director for Agriculture Services, Engr. Esmail A. Guiamel said, “MAFARLENGKE 2.0 is an addition to what has been done to MAFARLENGKE 1.0, which aims for the linkage and network of these producers, our local Bangsamoro farmers and also to help the consumers that having difficulties due to the lockdown”.
“Today we called it 2.0 because of the National Food Summit and National Food Celebration and it’s happening in the Holy Month of Ramadhan” Guiamel added.
Meanwhile, MAFAR-BARMM minister Mohammad S. Yacob congratulates the AMAD for coming up with the historic program of the MAFAR.
“We pray to Allah SWT that this MAFARLENKE will help the livelihood of our farmers and fisherfolk who joined the exhibit, ” minister said.
Present during the opening program were the MAFAR minister Dr. Mohammad S. Yacob, Deputy minister Ammal D. Solaiman, MAFAR-BARMM Directors with the special participation of MP Loong, MAFAR employees, and other employees in the BGC.