Governor Ramon V. Guico III Leads Innovative Agricultural Initiative: Pangasinan’s Proposed Bolinao Salt Farm t o Revolutionize Local Salt Production

In a bold move to harness its coastal resources and promote sustainable agricultural practices, the Provincial Government of Pangasinan, under the visionary leadership of Governor Ramon V. Guico III, has set its sights on revolutionizing the salt farming industry in the province. With the proposed establishment of a sprawling 473-hectare salt farm in Bolinao, Pangasinan, the province aims to become a key player not only in the Philippines, but also in the international scene of the salt industry.

The proposed salt farm project not only promises economic growth but also presents an opportunity to empower local communities. With the development of the salt farm, new jobs will be created, boosting employment opportunities in the area. Furthermore, the establishment of a 473-hectare salt farm in Bolinao holds immense potential for Pangasinan’s economic growth. The local salt farming industry is expected to experience a surge, attracting investment and boosting the province’s revenue streams. Moreover, the project’s positive economic ripple effects are likely to extend beyond salt production, stimulating related sectors such as tourism, transportation, and hospitality.

On the other hand, recognizing the need for expert guidance and valuable insights, A dedicated team of Hon. Philip Theodore Cruz, 2nd District Board Member, Province of Pangasinan, along with Engr. Amadeo B. Veras, Provincial Engineer, Nestor Batalla, Assistant Provincial Agriculturist, and Von Mark Mendoza, Special Assistant to the Governor, recently embarked on a benchmarking activity in Indonesia, a country renowned for its thriving salt farming industry. The team sought to learn from the Indonesian experience and gain inspiration for their own salt farming project. Through meetings with Indonesian salt farmers, visits to established salt farms, and knowledge exchange sessions, the delegation absorbed valuable knowledge on best practices, technology adoption, and effective management strategies.

Governor Ramon V. Guico III’s bold vision to establish a massive salt farm in Bolinao, Pangasinan, highlights the province’s commitment to sustainable agriculture, economic development, and community empowerment. Through benchmarking activities in Indonesia, the Provincial Government of Pangasinan aims to draw inspiration and learn from the world’s leading salt farming industry. As the project takes shape, it is poised to create economic opportunities, enhance self-sufficiency, and promote sustainable practices, establishing Pangasinan as a significant player in the country’s salt production landscape. With the collective efforts of the provincial government, local communities, and stakeholders, the salt farm project is set to herald a new era of growth and prosperity in the province.

Governor Ramon V. Guico III Initiates Construction of 4-Storey, 12-Classroom Building at Binalonan Central School

Binalonan, Pangasinan – In a bid to support and enhance the quality of education in the province, Governor Ramon V. Guico III has spearheaded the construction of a four-storey, 12-classroom building at Binalonan Central School.

The groundbreaking ceremony took place June 3, 2023, with Governor Guico, alongside local education officials, school administrators, and community leaders, expressing their enthusiasm and determination to improve educational facilities in the school.

The new building, set tob e a significant addition toBinalonan Central School, is designed to accommodate a total of 12 classrooms,offeringa conduciveenvironment for effective teaching and learning.

Governor Guico, who himself an educator, emphasized the importance of investing in education, reiterating that quality education is the foundation for progress and development in our province. The construction of the four-storey building is part of Governor Guico’s comprehensive plan to upgrade educational infrastructure across Pangasinan. By allocating funds and resources to improve school facilities, the governor aims to create an environment that motivates students to learn and encourages teachers to deliver quality education.

The construction is expected to be completed within the year, and once finished, the new building will accommodate a significant number of students, alleviatingthe strainon existingclassroomsand enhancing the overall educational experience.

With the construction of the four-storey, 12-classroom building at Binalonan Central School, Governor Ramon V. Guico III has once again demonstrated his commitment to fostering quality education in Pangasinan. Thisinitiative signifies agiant leap toward the province’s visionof empowering its youth and preparingthem for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.

Governor Guico Oversees Construction of Access Road and other Facilities to Historical Site and Pilgrimage Area in Pangasinan

Pangasinan, Philippines – In a bid to improve accessibility to the renowned Historical site and pilgrimage area located in Binalonan and SanManuel, the Provincial Government of Pangasinan, under the leadership of Governor Ramon V. Guico III, is spearheading a significant infrastructure project to construct a new access road network and other facilities. The road is expected to enhance the experience of the devotees and tourists who visit the sacred site each year.

The pilgrimage site, which holds great spiritual significance for many Filipinos, attracts pilgrims from all corners of the country. The existing road leading to the site has been plagued by numerous challenges, including its narrow width, inadequate drainage, and poor surface condition. These issues have posed difficulties for visitors and have become a barrier to fully experiencing the pilgrimage.

Governor Guico, recognizing the importance of addressing these concerns, has taken aproactiveapproach to improve the infrastructure in the area. With the full support of the Provincial Government of Pangasinan, the ambitious project to improve the area is currently underway.

The construction project, which commenced earlier this year, aims to create a wider and more durable road that can accommodate increased vehicular traffic and improve the overall visitor experience. The road will also feature improved drainage systems to prevent flooding during heavy rains, ensuring safe passage for pilgrims and touristsalike.
Governor Guico, known for his commitment to public service and infrastructure development, has allocated a significant portion of the provincial budget towards the construction of the access road. The project is being meticulouslysupervised to ensure that the highest standardsof quality andsafety are met.

Construction of Legislative Building in Bani, Completed

Bani, Pangasinan – A significant development in the province of Pangasinan, led by Governor Ramon V. Guico III, has come to fruition with the successful completion of the Legislative Building in the Municipality of Bani. The newly constructed facility marks a turning point in the municipality’s governance, offering enhanced resources and an infrastructure to support its legislative processes.

Governor Ramon V. Guico III, recognized for his visionary leadership, spearheaded the initiative to construct a purpose-built Legislative Building in Bani, highlighting the provincial government’s commitment to promoting efficient governance and ensuring the well-being of its citizens. The project was undertaken in close collaboration with local officials and community stakeholders.

The Municipality of Bani, known for its rich cultural heritage and flourishing agricultural industry, will greatly benefit from this project. The dedicated space for legislative proceedings will facilitate streamlined decision-making processes, encouraging open dialogue, and enabling efficient collaboration among municipal officials. The building will also provide a more conducive environment for public hearings, committee meetings, and other civic engagements, ensuring increased transparency and accountability in governance.

The construction of the Legislative Building in the Municipality of Bani represents a significant milestone in the province of Pangasinan. Under the leadership of Governor Ramon V. Guico III, the provincial government’s commitment to progress is evident. The building stands as a symbol of hope and a catalyst for positive change, enabling Bani to continue its journey toward a prosperous and vibrant future.

As the new Legislative Building begins its operation, the people of Bani eagerly anticipate the positive impact it will have on their municipality and the opportunities it will provide for the advancement of their community.

Provincial Government of Pangasinan and DAR collaboration: Transforming Rural Connectivity Through FMR Projects

Pangasinan, Philippines – The provincial government of Pangasinan, under the leadership of Governor Ramon V. Guico III, has successfully implemented Twenty (20) Farm to Market Road (FMR) projects on the different districts of the province, funded by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). These infrastructure projects have significantly improved transportation and access for farmers, promoting agricultural growth and rural development in the province.

Recognizing the importance of well-connected road networks to the economic progress of farming communities, the provincial government secured funding from the Department of Agrarian Reform to upgrade existing roads and construct new ones. With a strong commitment to improving the lives of rural residents, Governor Guico spearheaded the initiative, focusing on areas with a high concentration of agricultural activities.

Governor Ramon V. Guico III expressed his gratitude to the Department of Agrarian Reform for their support in making these FMR projects a reality. The successful implementation of the Farm to Market Road projects in the municipality of Mangatarem, Malasiqui, Bayambang, and Asingan exemplifies the provincial government’s dedication to fostering agricultural development and rural prosperity in Pangasinan. With the continued commitment of the provincial government, in collaboration with national agencies, Pangasinan is poised to become a model of agricultural development, inspiring other provinces across the country to invest in similar initiatives that prioritize the needs of farmers and promote inclusive growth.