Los Baños, Laguna – The Institute of Cooperatives and Bio-Enterprise Development (ICOPED), in celebration of the Philippine Cooperative Month, conducted a free training on Internal Control for Los Baños Cooperatives last October 12-13, 2017 at the ICOPED Auditorium, College of Economics and Management (CEM), University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB). This is part of the project entitled, “Capacity Building of Los Baños Cooperatives” under the UPLB Basic Research Program with Ms. Alicia R. Quicoy and Dr. JP Roma D. Domingo as the project leader and staff, respectively.
Dr. Salvador P. Catelo, ICOPED Director and Dr. Isabelita M. Pabuayon, Dean of CEM, welcomed the participants of the said training. In his speech, Dr. Catelo echoed the ICOPED’s active participation in Cooperative Month celebration in the country and promoted the ICOPED and its available services particularly on capacity building. Hon. Ceasar P. Perez, Mayor of Los Baños, also graced the activity with an inspiring message. He was all praises to the efforts accorded by ICOPED to cooperative growth and development and encourages the Institute to cover also the other sectors such as the transport sub-sector.