Ata-Manobo of Talaingod town looking for brisk abaca production

TAGUM CITY —The Ata-Manobo abaca farmers of Talaingod town in Davao del Norte are looking forward to a brisk production after the Provincial government fully supported the planters by devoting over 50 hectares of land for said crop. Mayor Jonnie Libayao in an interview with Newsline.ph said, Governor Edwin I. Jubahib has provided them the technical training and abaca …

Ata-Manobo of Talaingod town looking for brisk abaca production

DAVAO CITY — The Ata-Manobo abaca farmers of Talaingod town in Davao del Norte are looking forward to a brisk production after the Provincial government fully supported the planters by devoting over 50 hectares of land for the said crop. Mayor Jonnie Libayao in an interview with Newsline.ph said, Governor Edwin I. Jubahib has provided …

NHA’s IP Housing kicks off in Talaingod town while strictly observing health protocols

DAVAO CITY — When everyone is anxious thinking about the Coronavirus-19 pandemic, a remote Indigenous People’s town of Davao del Norte who until now remains virus free cleared their lands to pave way to the housing project given by President Rodrigo Duterte through the National Housing Authority (NHA). Of the 100 proposed IP houses, 24 …

Talaingod town offers food, a shelter for 21 stranded persons from other regions

DAVAO CITY — The municipal government of Talaingod town in Davao del Norte provided food and temporary shelter for the 21 stranded persons affected by the regional lockdown at the borders of Davao del Norte (Region XI) and Bukidnon (Region 10) on April l 3, but they were turned over to their respective local government …

Talaingod through the years

Collaboration with government agencies. Libayao is grateful that the National Housing Authority granted the town some P80-million for the establishment of three  IP Village namely: Balai Lupowanan in Sitio Nasilaban (P20-Million); Balai Ugpaan in Sitio Gatong (P20-Million)  — all in  Barangay Palma  and Balai Pig Inim in Sitio Misolong, Barangay Sto. Niño, while another P20-million was allotted for an …

The transformation of Talaingod

Talaingod? Asa na? Kadtong Bukid nga daghan og rebelde . . . (Talaingod? where is that? It is the mountain full for rebels)  — was how  people from the lowland described it. But for the  Ata-Mabobo residents of Talaingod, it is paradise. ”To visit the heaven of the  indigenous peoples  of Ata-Manobo  tribe  in Talaingod, Davao del Norte, one has to endure …