From left to right: Mr. Kim Atienza, Cluster Director of DOST-NCR MUNTAPARLAS Cluster, Engr. Edgardo Esperancilla, Regional Director of DOST Region 8, Brenda L. Nazareth-Manzano, Undersecretary for Regional Operations, Myla V. Macababbad, wife of Mr. Macababbad, Prof. Fortunato T. De La Peña, DOST Secretary, Mr. Luke Macababbad, General Manager of Dielle’s Apiary and Meadery, and Jose B. Patalinjug III, Regional Director of DOST-NCR.
Raising honeybees was a natural business of choice for Mr. Luke Deogracias D. Macababbad, especially since he had always harbored a love and fascination for bee farming. Not to mention, of course, that raising bees requires minimal space and time and are non-pollutants. Honeybees even help balance the ecosystem because of their important role in the pollination process. Continue reading