DA-13 provides livelihood projects as intervention for peace

BUTUAN CITY, Apr. 26 -- In support of the government’s effort to end local communist armed conflict, the Department of Agriculture (DA) - Caraga recently turned over livelihood projects to three associations held at the San Toribio Gymnasium in Esperanza, Agusan del Sur.

The Anolingan Farmers Association (AFS) with 41 members received six sacks of feeds for hog raising, while the San Toribio Farmers Association with 17 members received two piglets and four sacks of feeds.

DA-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resouces (DA-BFAR) also distributed 2,000 fingerlings and four sacks of feed to the Cebulan Farmers Association (CEBFARM) with 16 members.

Among the recipients were surrenderers from said barangays and were organized by the security sector to help them to be productive members of the community.

The turn-over ceremony which was attended by Regional Technical Director for Operations Rebecca Reyes Atega of DA-Caraga; Jekem Sanchez, livestock program coordinator; Catherine Juyno, chief of Del Monte Lowland Rainfed Research Station (DMLRRS) of Talacogon, Agusan del Sur; and Assistant Regional Director Edgardo P. Balambao of DA-BFAR Caraga.

Also present were officials from the Technical Skills Development Authority (TESDA), National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA), Philippine Army, and LGU officials. (DA-RFO XIII, RAFIS/PIA-Caraga)



Source: Philippines Information Agency (pia.gov.ph)

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