PCIC RO1 representatives pose with Kabayan, Benguet Mayor Engr. Florante Bantales Jr. (fourth from left) after a PCIC-LGU insurance arrangement was formalized through a memorandum of agreeement. The PCIC staff are, from left,. Lanz Garcia and Fermin Lapeña and RO 1 Manager Raul Servito from RO1, and PEO Buguias Supervisor Flora Urban with staff Kezia Oria Joedelia Ann Jose and Sharmaine Doctolero.
Kabayan Mayor Engr. Florante Bantales, Jr. and the PCIC Regional Office 1 Manager Raul Servito signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on July 20, 2023 for the insurance coverage of Kabayan’s farmers and fisherfolk. Under the MOA, the Kabayan municipal government will provide subsidy for the insurance under the PCIC’s Accident and Dismemberment Security Scheme (ADSS). Only farmers and fishers who are included in the Registry System for Basic Sectors in Agriculture (RSBSA) will be given the subsidy. The agreement was signed in the presence of Kabayan Municipal Agriculturist Geoffrey Binaliw and Flora Urban, supervisor of the PCIC Extension Office in Buguias.