Agri dept releases P5.7M for Cabanglasan town


CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 14 (PIA)–Spurring agri-sector in Cabanglasan, Bukidnon, the government released checks amounting to Php 5,714,708.95 for the implementation of various Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) and Rice Program projects under the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10).
The turnover was held on June 5 at the DA-RFO 10 Compound, Cagayan de Oro City. 

Representing DA-RFO 10 OIC-Regional Director Carlene C. Collado, CPA, Assistant Regional Director Carmelita T. Bajarla, MBA, handed in the checks to the authorized representative Ma. Adora Lovella V. Lagra, market inspector of the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Cabanglasan.

DA assists Cabanglasan
Department of Agriculture (DA)-10 Assistant Regional Director Carmelita T. Bajarla, MBA, (second to the left) hands in the checks to the authorized representative Ma. Adora Lovella V. Lagra, market inspector of the Local Government Unit of Cabanglasan on June 5 at the DA-RFO 10 Compound, Cagayan de Oro City. (DA 10) 
Under the Rice Program, the amount of Php2,755,453.96 is the second tranche fund release for the implementation of the Small Water Impounding Project (SWIP) of the Cabanglasan Small Water Impounding Management Beneficiaries Association. 
The SWIP covers 82 hectares of rice areas. 
On the other hand, the Php 1,169,254.99 is for the improvement of the Mandahican Diversion Dam while Php240,000 is set for 2 units of Small Farmer’s Reservoir for the Barangay Mandahican Farmers and Laborers Association, Inc. who are cultivating 57 hectares of rice areas.
Implementation of BUB projects will also soon be underway with the Php325,000 for the distribution of 105 heads of goat for the senior citizens of the 15 barangays of the municipality, Php325,000 for the organic fertilizer production facilities and Php900,000 for the construction of bodega with a solar dryer for the Iba Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association, Multi-Purpose Cooperative.
With the above interventions, DA eyes for the farmers and residents of Cabanglasan to augment their productivity and improve their postharvest operations while gaining access to a source of employment and income. (JLOlson/DA10)

Source: PIA Feed

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