Empowering Agripreneurs and Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSME) through expanding the market
of their products, the Provincial Government of La Union hosted the Market Matching and Agri-Bazaar which kickedoff on September 23, 2022 at the La Union Pasalubong Center, Mabanag Hall, City of San
Fernando, La Union generating a total sales of P41, 145.00 pesos.

The two-day activity, through the joint efforts of the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPAg) and Local
Economic Enterprise and Investment Promotions Unit (LEEIPU) in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 1, showcased a wide variety of agricultural products of the local farmers in the Province which was participated in by 14 Farmers and Fisherfolk cooperatives and associations.

Among the agri-fishery products sold were locally produced vinegar; fresh vegetables and seafoods;
cassava chips; mung bean; rabbit meat; seaweed chips and noodles; carabaos’ milk/ yoghurt and many more. The said event provides an avenue to promote #tatakLUcal products and build strong networks for wider market while developing economic opportunities that will help Agripreneurs increase their profit.

The Provincial Government of La Union recognizes the important role and contribution of farmers and
fisherfolks in their effort in boosting the economy of the Province while promoting #LaUnionPROBINSYAnihan at the same time through providing opportunities and support to them that spur growth and development in the agricultural sector which is essential in attaining the vision of La Union to become the Heart of Agri-Tourism in Northern Luzon by 2025.

John Elysar C. Martin, PGLUPIO

Amianan Balita Ngayon