DA chief to turn over P233M in agri projects for W. Visayas
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Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol of the Department of Agriculture (DA) will visit Antique, Guimaras and Iloilo on Aug. 8 to 9, 2017 to lead the turnover of P233 million-worth of agricultural and fishery projects, according to Regional Executive Director Remelyn Recoter. During the farmers’ dialogue dubbed “Tapatan: Gobyerno kag Pumuluyo”, Guimaras farmers and fisherfolk will receive a total of P185 million interventions including the construction of a calamansi processing building and facilities, community fish landing center, 100 units of 20-footer fiber glass boats, mini-four wheel drive tractor, five handtractors, five threshers, five pump and engine sets, six irrigation projects and a seed nursery project. The Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. (PCIC) will also distribute P17,139, 653 indemnity claims to 2,472 farmers.
Toreno, S. M. H. (2017, August 8). DA chief to turn over P233M in agri projects for W. Visayas. The Daily Guardian, pp. B1, B7.
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Agriculture; Fisheries; Development projects; Fishers; Fishing harbours; Boats; Fishing vessels; Rural development; Department of Agriculture (DA); Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. (PCIC); Seed Growers Multi-Purpose Cooperative; Bureau of Plant Industry-Guimaras National Crop Research,; Development and Production Support Center; Piñol, Emmanuel; Recoter, Remelyn; Nava, Ma. Lucille L.; Gumarin, Samuel T.; Gajo, Ninfa G.; Recoter, Remelyn R.; de los Santos, Maricyn
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