(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Monday, 27 May 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "AGHON" {EWINIAR} was estimated based on all available data at 95 km East of Baler, Aurora (15.6°N, 122.5°E) with maximum sustained winds of 140 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 170 km/h. It is moving North Northeastward at 10 km/h. Southwesterly Windflow affecting the western section of Southern Luzon and Visayas. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to moderate winds coming from South to Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

Saturday, August 23, 2014

USAD launched in AgSur town

By Julius Quijada

AGUSAN DEL SUR, August 23 (PIA) - The provincial government here recently launched the Upland Sustainable Agri-Forestry Development (USAD) Program in Barangay Langag, Esperanza with various projects turned-over as initial input to kick-off and operationalize the program.

The launching was highlighted by a medical mission, mass feeding and the signing of Memorandum of Agreement between the provincial government, the municipality of Esperanza and the chairman and officials of Barangay Langag.

The provincial government also turned over USAD initial “package” like the Free Range Chicken Production, Fruit Tree Production, Falcata Production and the Black Rice production. Also awarded to Barangay Langag were the Multi-purpose Drying Pavement and the Spring Water Development by Gov. Adolph Edward Plaza and the municipal officials.

USAD is the leading strategy of Gov. Plaza to reduce poverty incidence in Agusan del Sur by 12.6 percent in 2016.

The main project of USAD is the rubber tree farm development with 20 hectares to planted with rubber in six pilot barangays of the selected six municipalities namely La Paz, Loreto, San Luis, Sibagat, Veruela and Esperanza.

The provincial government, through USAD aims to improve the quality of living of the upland communities and reduce poverty incidence in the province. This program is in line with the P-Noy's administration on people’s empowerment. (PIO, Provincial Agriculture Office/PIA-Agusan del Sur)