Tuguegarao City – The operations of KADIWA ni Ani at Kita in Cagayan Valley hits P1.9M gross sales over a period of less than a month.
According to the Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD) of Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office No. 02 (DA-RFO 02), the KADIWA on wheels alone garnered P1.3M.
The KADIWA outlets in the region are being operated by the employees cooperatives of DA-RFO 02 and its research centers and experiment stations.
It is supported by individual farmers and cooperatives as product suppliers.
The suppliers do not only deliver their products in outlets but also operating the KADIWA on wheels in their areas.
Operation of outlets started last March 24 while the KADIWA on wheels had began roaming around only last March 30, 2020 to the five provinces covering thirteen (13) municipalities regionwide.
This is a pet project of Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar that aims to support farmers in marketing their produce and also serves to assist consumers in buying a fresh, nutritious and affordable foods for their families.
Source: (Reported by / PR of Department of Agriculture Cagayan Valley)