PCIC President Jovy C. Bernabe and Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC) General Manager Gadwin E. Handumon signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on August 1, 2013 in Plaridel, Misamis Occidental.

The MOA made PMPC, a cooperative with more than 48,000 members, an accredited insurance underwriter of PCIC.  This will expand the coverage of PCIC of farmers in the areas covered by PMPC in Misamis Occidental, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga del Norte   and Siquijor.

Present and witness to the ceremony were PCIC Director Epifanio A. Maniebo, Director Dioscoro A. Granada, Director Juan V. Borra, Jr., Acting SVP Norman R. Cajucom, RM Luther Romeo C. Salting and PCIC Region IX Division Chiefs of MSD, CAD and AFD.

Also present were Atty. Ricardo Lumantas, representing Misamis Occidental Governor Herminia M. Ramiro, Plaridel Mayor Diego C. Ty, Provincial Agriculturist Jose Satorre, PMPC Board of Directors, Provincial DAR Office officers and staff, DAR-ARBs and farmers of the province Misamis Occidental.