PWDS IN RURAL AREAS TRAIN ON BASIC AND ADVANCE MEAT PROCESSING AND PRESERVATION
CADLAN PILI CAMARINES SUR. In line with the government’s thrust to alleviate poverty and provide food in every table for the Filipino family, the Department of Agriculture Bicol in partnership with the Provincial Government of Camarines Sur conducted a 2 day Basic and Advance Meat Processing & Preservation Training at the Convention Center, Capitol ground, this municipality on May 10-11, 2017 .
Spearheaded by the Research Division in coordination with the Animal Products Development Center (ACDC) of the Bureau of Animal Industry, said activity aimed to provide technical assistance and improve their livelihood particularly to persons with disability (PWD) in the rural areas.
Some 137 participants from San Fernando, Canaman, Milaor, Ocampo, Pili and Bombon Camarines Sur, actively took part in the lecture, discussion with audio visual presentation and actual cooking demonstration. Out of 137 participants, 68 of them were persons with disability. They were given the opportunity to try their hands on the actual preparation of various meat recipes such as skinless longanisa, siomai, tocino, meat loaf, embotido, chicken nuggets and other chicken dishes. They were divided into 7 groups and participated in the cooking demo. Meat and Ingredients were provided by the DA Regional Technology Commercialization Center (RTCC) headed by Arlene de Asis, Science Research Specialist II who also served as resource person and trainer during the activity.