In line with his mandate as Chairperson of the Provincial Cooperative Development Council (PCDC) of Davao del Norte, Vice-Governor Dujali joined and supported its 3-day enhancement and team building forum last July 21-23, 2016 at Socorro, Surigao del Norte.
Many of the cooperative members attended said event which includes CDC members, coordinators and PAGRO DavNor personnel. Its main purpose was to improve the relationship among participating local cooperatives and stakeholders.
Vice-Governor Alan “Aldo” Dujali gave his introductory address during the preliminary part of its forum being one of their guests of honor. In his address, he reiterated his full support to the plans and programs of PCDC which pertains to its growth and partnership with LGU’s in strengthening unity for economic development. During the forum, he reached out to cooperative members in facilitating the issues concerning the Agrarian Reform Benefiiaries (ARBs) as agri cooperatives. He encouraged a constant dialogue in solving the matter, thus it was eventually resolved during the event since an immediate open communication with the Provincial Reform Offier has occurred.
The Vice Governor also discussed with the participants the importance of the continuity of capacity enhancement program for cooperative leaders. He also manifested his plan to provide cooperatives with easy access on credit and fiancial assistance that will sustain its service delivery operations for the whole year-round.
Aside from this, Vice-Governor Dujali gave his support for the immediate establishment of satellite offies in major LGU’s of Davao del Norte with the fim commitment and cooperation of local cooperatives development councils of this province.
He always believed that building on the spirit of cooperation, cooperatives have the potential to foster economic growth at the community of different levels. Thus, he adhered to the principle that “Cooperatives are development tools and should promote both social empowerment and economic goals.”
Vice Governor Dujali is presently the chairperson of the Committee on Cooperative and Livelihood of SP DavNor. ES-LU