Gov't boosts DavSur seaweed industry
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The government has committed to pour a total of P11.4 million in Davao del Sur to boost the growth and development of the seaweed industry in the province. This was disclosed recently by provincial agriculture officer Araceli Exclamador, a regular member of the seaweed industry cluster who oversees projects and activities of the industry in the province. The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), according to Exclamador, has set aside a budget of ₱6.4 million to be allotted to some 2,650 families living along the coastal villages of the province, covering 66.25 hectares of shoreline and coastal waters from Sta. Cruz to Sarangani.
Gov't boosts DavSur seaweed industry. (2013, June 17). Manila Bulletin, p. 15.
Seaweed industry; Seaweeds; Governments; Carrageenins; Seaweed products; Rural development; Agreements; Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); Department of Agriculture (DA); Bato Seaweed Growers Association; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region XI; Land Management Bureau; Exclamador, Araceli; Fragada, Joselin Marcus E.
- Manila Bulletin