Bohol Provincial Small and Medium Enterprise Development Coucil

Provincial Small and Medium Enterprise Development Coucil (P- SMED) officers and members hold its 2nd out of town meeting at the Inabanga Cultural Center on September 16. Marietta Gasatan of the Bohol Chamber of Commerce and Indusrty (BCCI) chaired the council which is composed of different government and non- government agencies.

  Gasatan acts as moderator as the group thrashes out its regular agenda with particular concern of Local (Inabanga) Micro, Small and medium Enterprise in Loomweaving and its value chain output.

  Municipal Councilor Amormeo dela Torre, president of (BUWRPA) Bohol United Woven Raffia Association gave a short presentation of the Inabanga Raffia Loomweaving Industry.

  Meanwhile, DTI Provincial Director Nanette Arbon presented a draft of the Bohol Raffia Industry value chain output- a result of the focus group discussion from the municipalities of Inabanga, Tubigon, Danao, Albur and Catigbian .

  It was later decided that Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) together with Department of Labor and Employment will facilitate a socio economic training to all people's organization under the BUWRPA association to strengthen the foundation of the group.

  It was agreed that the council next regular meeting will be on October 21 at Tagbilaran City.