The Municipality of Manaoag recently held a blessing ceremony for its brand new Coolaire meat van at the Manaoag Town Hall. The event was led by Mayor Jeremy Rosario, who praised the high quality of the Coolaire body.
The Coolaire meat van is a specialized body that is designed to transport freshly cut meat carcass and other perishable goods. It is installed on the new Hino 200 cab and chassis
Post-harvest losses cost Filipino farmers billions of pesos every year. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations says that up to 50% of the loss of root crops and grains is due to bad management after harvest.
This issue is especially serious in a nation where agriculture is one of the primary means of subsistence for many families. Inadequate post-harvest management results in a significant decrease in the quality and quantity of produce, which has a negative impact on the income of farmers and their families.
With eight (8) years left before the deadline of the 2030 Agenda, it is imperative to accelerate progress and implement the Sustainable Development Goals now more than ever. The SDGs and its targets are integrated and indivisible, global, and universally applicable.