BALANGA CITY, Bataan – President Rodrigo Duterte and Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol personally awarded the members of Brgy. Tuyo Barangay Food Terminal (TBFT) during the 47th Gawad Saka held at Malacañang Palace on April 5.
Brgy. Tuyo received the award for Outstanding Barangay Food Terminal (LGU Category) for showcasing expertise in managing a central market in the barangay for the years 2016-2017 which offers clean, safe, and, high quality products from its fields and its neighboring barangays.
This citation was also for their persistent efforts in promoting farming vegetables and animals not only for their own consumption, but as part of building a sustainable revenue generating resources.
Most importantly, it is for their invaluable support to government’s programs that target supplementing sufficient, nutritious, safe, and budget friendly foods for every Filipino family.
Gawad Saka is an award giving body spearheaded by the Department of Agriculture which aims to recognize the outstanding farmers and fishermen of the year.