DA allots P13-M fishery, agri projects in Basilan

The Department of Agriculture has allotted P13 million (M) for various agriculture and fishery projects, equipment and inputs to further spur the productivity and incomes of Basilan farmers and fisherfolk.

Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala led the turnover of said projects during a forum at Basilan’s provincial capitol in Isabela City, where he dialogued with hundreds of farmers, fisherfolk and local government officials led by Governor Jum Jainuddin-Akbar, on April 27, 2012.

DA sets up 2 onion storage facilities in Nueva Viscaya

The Department of Agriculture recently inaugurated two onion storage facilities, worth P2.6 million (M), in Bone North and Darapidap, Aritao, Nueva Vizcaya.

The facilities were funded by the DA through the High Value Crops Development Program (HVCDP).

DA HVCDP National Program Coordinator Jennifer E. Remoquillo graced the simple inauguration ceremony.

Marawi, Lanao Sur get P23-M support

The Department of Agriculture awarded a total of P2-million (M) worth of agri-fishery farm equipment and inputs was distributed to 23 cooperatives and four Local Government Units (LGUs) during the visit of Secretary Proceso J. Alcala in Marawi City and Lanao del Sur on May 8,2012.