On August 12, 2015, some Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) from Mahatao and Milagrosa Multi-Purpose Cooperative in Batanes attended the Orientation on Agrarian Production Credit Program (APCP) of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) held at the Vatang Grill and Restaurant, San Vicente, Ivana, Batanes.

The Agrarian Production Credit Program (APCP) is a joint credit and capacity development program of the Department of Agriculture, Department of Agrarian Reform and Land Bank of the Philippines aimed at providing credit assistance to farmer organizations and ARBs who are not yet qualified to avail of LBP’s financing programs.

The APCP is expected to provide assistance in ensuring the sustainability and production of farmers and ARBs in Batanes.

ARBs are also the primary beneficiaries of the DTI-CARP Skills Trainings and other Enterprise and Livelihood Projects.