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Provincial gov’t, Nestle Philippines plan to revitalize coffee growing industry in Lanao del Sur

The Lanao del Sur government, under the leadership of Governor Mamintal “Bombit” Adiong Jr., is eyeing to revive the coffee growing industry in the province.

Local government officials discussed the plan with representatives from Nestle Philippines for possible collaboration.

The provincial government said the meeting aimed to look for ways to “uplift and revitalize the coffee growing industry in the province and establish ways forward for the coffee growing initiatives.”

In attendance were officials from the Provincial Cooperative Office, Legal Services Office, Human Resource and Management Office, Tourism, Culture, and the Arts Office, Local Economic Development and Investment Promotion Office, Planning and Development Office, and Office of the Provincial Agriculturist.

The Provincial Cooperative Office accompanied the team from Nestle Philippines, led by Regional Sales Manager Gemilyn May Apuad, in their visit to Ganassi municipality to check and survey the soil with the potential to be coffee demo farms.

“A series of consultations and capacity development will commence in the coming days,” the provincial government said.

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