DA releases P24.8M in funding for Davao City
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The Department of Agriculture (DA) turned over this week P24.8 million to the city of Davao for projects by the City Agriculturist Office (CAO) and the Veterinarian Office under the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) system, previously known as the bottom-up-budgeting program. Some P11 million in counterpart funds has also been allocated by the city government, according to Roselio T. Tabay, CAO chief. The funds will support sustainable agroforestry development (P7 million); output upgrades for vegetables (P2.8 million); rice (P3.5 million); and corn (P1.6 million); the municipal fishery development project (P4.5 million); restocking efforts for raisers of goat (P3.2 million), free-range chicken (P600,000), and swine (P50,000); and a biogas digester project (P1.5 million).
Carillo, C. A. (2015, April 24-25). DA releases P24.8M in funding for Davao City. BusinessWorld, p. S1/4.
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