Our team


Mario A. MandalunesChairperson, DAPCO Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Cooperative – IFS (DARBCO IFS)

Amelita AtilloVice Chairperson, Research Committee Chair of Philippine Society for Training & Development-Davao Chapter, Former Executive Director of Alternative Forum for Research in Mindanao (AFRIM), Former Chair of the Provincial Agrarian Reform Committee (PARCOMM) in Davao City

Melchor C. Aguado, Secretary, Tagnanan CARP Beneficiaries Cooperative (TCBC)

Eleuteria B. Chacon, Checkered Farm Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Multi-purpose Coop. (CFARBEMCO)

Julian P. Camia Sr., Maribulan Agrarian Reform Beneficiary Cooperatives (MARBECO)

Nestor D. Alcular, NGPI Multi-Purpose Cooperative (NGPI-MPC)

Koronado B. Apuzen, Ex-Officio


Atty. Koronado Apuzen, Executive Director

Cremia Guino, Program Officer

Princess Pedregosa, Human Resource Officer, Overall Staff Care, Training and Development

Organizational Management Team

Koronado Apuzen

Cremia Guino

Reve Suico

Jeffrey Mandalunes

Ruth Macaraig

Princess Pedregosa

Kahlil Apuzen-Ito

Organizational, Program and Project Finance and Administration Team

Lyra Mae Garcia, Finance and Administration

Gemma Simene, Cashier

Felix Gervoso, Administration Staff

Legal Team

Atty. Koronado B. Apuzen, Lead, Legal counsel, Fair Market negotiations, Cooperative Legal cases

Atty. Jayceebelle Balite, Legal officer, Legal counsel for farm cooperative members, Cooperative Legal cases

Joy Ann Ocon, Legal Secretary

Cooperative Management and Empowerment Team (CME)

Jose Reve Suico, Production and Cooperative Management, Cooperative Coordination

Marigina Famador, Set-up Financial Accounting Systems and Finance Management of Cooperatives, Monitoring and Assessment, Conventional Banana Cooperative Coordination

Gender Equality Work

Cremia Guino, Cooperative Gender Sensitivity Training

Ricardo Paulmitan, Processed Coconut and Banana Livelihood Project

Kahlil Apuzen-Ito, Sustainability and Resilience Program (S&R)

Ethel P.S. Apuzen, Sustainability and Resilience Program (S&R)

Sustainabiliy and Resilience Program Team (S&R)

Kahlil Apuzen-Ito, Lead, Participatory Research in Agroecology (R&D head), Project Management, International Coordination, Organic Farm-to-Market Value Chain Support, Agroecology and Soil Health, Community Development, Youth and Women Empowerment

Ethel P.S. Apuzen, Community Health and Development, Youth and Women Empowerment, Developing network  support for FARMCOOP community development

S&R Participatory Research and Development Agroecology Field Team

Emilyn Janolino, Farmer Agroecology Research, Indigenous Knowledge Systems, Multi-generational and youth outreach

Noli Gomia, Farmer Agroecology Research, Indigenous Knowledge Systems, Multi-generational and youth outreach

Wilfredo Tajano, Farmer Agroecology Research, Indigenous Knowledge Systems

Team Support: Organization Finance and Admin Team, Volunteers, Community organizers

Livelihood Project and Farm Production Support Teams

Internal Quality Control System Team (IQCS)

Jeffrey Mandalunes, Lead, organic product standard certification- Banana, Cacao, Coffee, Coconut, Vegetables and Processed foods.

Carlito Jerosalem, Lead Internal Inspector

Banana Livelihood Production Team

Organic Banana Field Production Technical Support Services (PTSS-Organic Banana)*

Ralph Café, Organic banana farm supervision

Romagie Magante, Organic banana farm supervision

Arcel Acquel, Organic Input distribution

Dandy Berador, Facilities

Sherwin Lapicero, Organic Banana farming

Conventional Banana Field Production Technical Support Services (PTSS-Conventional Banana)

Reve Suico, Lead, PTSS Head, Team Coordination

Manolito Bilbao, Field Technical

Organic Coconut Processing Livelihood Project Team*

Ricardo Paulmitan, Lead, Community Organizing of Coconut Farmers, Coordination

Jerry Simogan, Resident Food Technologist, Facilitates Food Research and Development, Instates Total Quality Management System in food processing.

Processed Organic Cacao, Coffee, Banana Livelihood Project Team*

Cremia Guino, Lead, Project manager, Community Organizing

Ricardo Paulmitan, Community Organizing, Product Development, Marketing

Coralde Jeremias, Community Organizer

*All Livelihood Project Teams are supported by the Organizational Finance and Administration Team, Organic Marketing Arm, and the Sustainability and Resilience R&D Team as needed

Organic Marketing and Trading Arm

Finance and Administration Team

Ruth Macaraig, Supervise Finance and Administration of the Organic Marketing and Trading Arm

Flora Mae Madrigal, Accounting Clerk

Cherry Gamao, Cashier

Internal Quality Control Services and Quality Wharf Inspection

Rommel Villareal, Quality Inspector and Wharf supervision

Organic Banana Production Team

Arnulfo Cañada Jr., Organic Banana farm supervision

Office Support Team

Ruby Albarico

Hilario Corpuz III

Ernfran Patindol

Farm-to-Market Transportation Support

Bienvenido Canon Jr.

Lowel Carredo

Jomar Dayanan

Jerson Ego-ogan

Jomar Monreal

Jimmy Ondayo