CLIMATE SMART VILLAGE – CEBU
Marivic Ygot Codiñera
The Monte Maravilla Augustinian Project in Dumanjug, Cebu, is envisioned as a climate smart complex. Located on the 40-hectare property donated by Srta. Candida Mercader and family, the project features an integrated farming system, farming adventure camp with a learning site for organic farming, a nature park, farm products display center, and a village of the needy. The project’s vision promotes climate smart, resilient, and sustainable technologies in agriculture that is beneficial for farmers in the area.
On June 12, 2019, the Augustinian Province of Sto. Niño de Cebu held a ground-breaking ceremony of the Monte Maravilla Augustinian (OSA) Project in Brgy, Kang-actol, Dumanjud, Cebu. The ceremony was spearheaded by the Province together with various stakeholders and partner organizations such as CTU-Barili, Carmen Copper, SNAF, PADO, FairTrade, DSWD, DSWS, People’s Coop, BMSN OSA Cares, BMSN Medical Team, LGU of Dumanjud and the locals of the baranggay.