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Monday, February 27, 2023

Four farmers associations in Sursur receive vehicles from DA

SURIGAO DEL SUR- Four farmers associations (FAs) of Surigao del Sur province each received a vehicle as support to their livelihood projects from the Department of Agriculture (DA) Caraga, Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program recently.

These are the FAs beneficiaries with livelihood projects in abaca, chicken, and goat production: 
1. Balete Chicken Growers’ Association in  Bayabas town;
2. Goat Raisers’ Association of Mabog in  Bislig City;
3. Cancavan Corn Growers’ Association in Carmen town; and
4. Rajah Cabungsuan Farmers’ Association, Lingig town.

The vehicles will help the beneficiaries in the efficient delivery of  their product lines to their target markets.

DA Regional Executive Director Engr. Ricardo M. OΓ±ate, in his welcome message, encouraged the FAs to sustain the  implementation of the livelihood projects.

“Ang challenge sa ato karon mao ang pag sustain aning mga proyekto. Ang lihok naa sa inyo. Kami naa ra pirme andam maminaw ug mo hatag assistance. Kung naa moy concerns, ipaabot dire sa Region kay kamo man ang mas nakabalo sa inyong sitwasyon, (The challenge now is how to sustain these projects. You are the main actors, but the Region is always ready to listen and provide assistance. Let us know your concerns because you are most knowledgeable in the situation.),” expressed Director OΓ±ate.

Regional Technical Director for Operations Rebecca R. Atega also echoed the importance of sustaining the projects in her closing message, including the pooling support from the LGUs.

“Padayon mo sa pagpalig-on labi na ang pag implementar og mga mechanisms aron ma sustain ang mga projects (Continue in your endeavors, especially in implementing mechanisms to sustain your projects). We will partner with the LGUs for additional support, including close monitoring," said RTD Atega.

Meanwhile, Engr. Renante R. Abado of DA-Regional Agriculture and Engineering Division also discussed the memorandum of agreements (MOA) and deed of donations (DOD) with the FAs after the turnover. (DA-Caraga/PIA-Surigao del Sur)