Before the month of January ended, another resolution authorizing City Mayor Darlene Magnolia R. Antonino-Custodio to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement was passed and approved by the 16th Sangguniang Panlungsod.
The said agreement was made and executed by and between the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC), Department of Agriculture, represented by Dir. Benjamin John C. Basilio while the Local Government Unit of General Santos City is represented by no other than City Mayor Darlene Magnolia R. Antonino-Custodio.
The resolution was scheduled for urgency last January 31, 2012 and was sponsored by the Committee on Food & Agriculture which was chaired by Hon. Eduardo D. Leyson IV. The resolution was approved by the 16th Sanggunian of General Santos.
"RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MAYOR, HONORABLE DARLENE MAGNOLIA R. ANTONINO-CUSTODIO TO ENTER INTO A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH THE PHILIPPINE CARABAO CANTER (PCC), DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE IN REGARD TO THE GRANT OF TWO (2) HEADS HEIFER BULGARIAN MURRAH BUFFALOES IN FAVOR OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT OF GENERAL SANTOS."
With the above-mentioned resolution, PCC is mandated to propagate and promote the Carabao as a source of milk, meat , hide and draft purposes. On the other hand, LGU-Gensan has established its own breeding and production center where dairy production is one of its major component.
LGU-Gensan has been and is still committed to its agricultural development through livestock and dairy farming for the benefit not only of the farmers but also the people of Gensan.