Tuesday, 29 November 2016

24th National Children's Month
Regional Children's Congress
29 November 2016


Some 100 children participate during the Regional Children’s Congress spearheaded by the Department of Social Welfare and Development Caraga held on November 29, 2016 at Dottie’s Place, Butuan City. (Gerie Mae G. Coco, PIA Caraga)



Department of Health Caraga program researcher Joy Dyana Cervantes reported during the Regional Children’s Congress in Butuan City on November 29, 2016 that a total of 294 HIV cases were recorded from January 1995 to August 2016. (Gerie Mae G. Coco, PIA Caraga)

Sunday, 13 November 2016

(Day 5) CARAT Expo 2016
Caraga Agricultural Trade & Marketing (CARAT) Expo 2016
13 November 2016


Ma. Cecilia Rodriguez of Winrock International during the closing ceremony (November 13, 2016) of the Caraga Agricultural Trade and Marketing (CARAT) Expo 2016 at Robinson's Place in Butuan City congratulates the Butuan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), the event organizer, for professionally organizing the never before done exposition in the city. Rodriguez said CARAT Expo 2016 has been a platform for government and private stakeholders in the region to display their unique agri and fishery products. (PIA Caraga)


Department of Agriculture Caraga regional director Rene Manantan thanked the organizers, partner agencies, local government units and local entrepreneurs for supporting Caraga Agricultural Trade and Marketing (CARAT) Expo 2016. Manantan said their full cooperation is a manifestation that the agri-fishery, and economy in the region is impelling. (PIA Caraga)


Princess Potot was awarded as the 1st prize winner of the Cooking Contest of the Caraga Agricultural Trade and Marketing (CARAT) Expo 2016 held on November 13, 2016 in Butuan City. (PIA Caraga)


Winrock International chief of party Dan Gudahl during the closing ceremony (November 13, 2016) of the Caraga Agricultural Trade and Marketing (CARAT) Expo 2016 at Robinson's Place in Butuan City says that Caraga is blessed with agricultural and aquamarine products. He adds that It is also a place where different export products can be found. (PIA Caraga)


A special award was given to Sinubong for practicing an integrated farming in the municipality of Rosario, Agusan del Sur in Caraga region during the 5-day Caraga Agricultural Trade and Marketing (CARAT) Expo 2016 held in Butuan City from November 9-13, 2016. (PIA Caraga)


The booth of Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Norte was awarded with the Best Dressed Booth during the 5-day Caraga Agricultural Trade and Marketing (CARAT) Expo 2016 held in Butuan City from November 9-13, 2016. (PIA Caraga)


The Department of Agriculture Caraga region was awarded as the Top Grosser for perishable goods during the 5-day Caraga Agricultural Trade and Marketing (CARAT) Expo 2016 held in Butuan City from November 9-13, 2016. (PIA Caraga)


The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Caraga was awarded with plaque of appreciation for having participated as government partner to the 5-day Caraga Agricultural Trade and Marketing (CARAT) Expo 2016 held at Robinson's Place Butuan from November 9-13, 2016. PIA Caraga deputy regional director Fryan E. Abkilan, representing regional director Abner M. Caga, receives the award. (PIA Caraga)

Saturday, 12 November 2016

(Day 4) CARAT Expo 2016
Caraga Agricultural Trade & Marketing (CARAT) Expo 2016
12 November 2016

A cooking demonstration of the famed chef Boy Logro during the Day-4 (November 12, 2016) of the Caraga Agricultural Trade and Marketing (CARAT) Expo 2016 held at Robinson's Place in Butuan City. (PIA Caraga)

Friday, 11 November 2016

(Day 3) CARAT Expo 2016
Caraga Agricultural Trade & Marketing (CARAT) Expo 2016
11 November 2016


Students from different schools in Butuan City witness the table setting and skirting demonstration by the Northern Mindanao School of Fisheries under Technical Education and Skills Development Authority - Agusan del Norte during the Day-3 (November 11, 2016) of the Caraga Agricultural Trade and Marketing (CARAT) Expo held at Robinsons Place' car park area. (PIA Caraga)

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

(Day 1) CARAT Expo 2016
Caraga Agricultural Trade & Marketing (CARAT) Expo 2016
 -Motorcade
-Opening Programme
9 November 2016

The 'lobster' float of Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Caraga led the motorcade within the city thoroughfares as the 2016 Caraga Agricultural Trade and Marketing (CARAT) Expo kicks-off in Butuan City on November 9, 2016. (PIA Caraga)



Roger Ramirez, president of Butuan City Chamber of Commerce during the opening program of the 2016 Caraga Agricultural Trade and Marketing (CARAT) Expo held at Robinsons Place, Butuan City on November 9, 2016 said that the showcasing of lobster as a prime and high valued product of Caraga is a manifestation of the rich agricultural asset in the region that can sustain the economy. (PIA Caraga)


Butuan City Mayor Ronnie Vicente Lagnada highlights in his message that Butuan is a very dynamic city now during the opening program of the 2016 Caraga Agricultural Trade and Marketing (CARAT) Expo held at Robinsons Place, Butuan City on November 9, 2016. He also underlines that the CARAT Expo is more than just showcasing Caraga's products. It is promoting the rich culture and resources of the region. (PIA Caraga)


Sen. Cynthia Villar during the opening program of the 2016 Caraga Agricultural Trade and Marketing (CARAT) Expo held on Nov. 9, 2016 at Robinsons Place, Butuan City emphasizes that government has allocated some P5-M for agricultural scholarship program thru Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). She further encourages Caraganons to let their children get involve in agricultural activities to enhance their knowledge and skills in the field. (PIA Caraga)


Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) director general Charito B. Plaza proudly announces that lobster is the official brand for Caraga region in her message during the Caraga Agricultural Trade and Marketing (CARAT) Expo opening program held in Butuan City on November 9, 2016. She further said that PEZA will be creating regional ecozones and industrial cities in Mindanao. (PIA Caraga)