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Cagayan Dairy Infra Support Inauguration and Turnover Ceremonies

Author: DA Communications Group | 11 November 2019

Agriculture Secretary William Dar led the launching and inauguration of the Cagayan Dairy Enterprise (CDE), an income-generating project of the Integrated Farmers Cooperative (IFC) that is involved in the operating of a commercial-scale production of carabao raw milk, processing, and marketing of milk-based products including milk bars, pastillas, pasteurized and unpasteurized milk.

The dairy enterprise was one of the completed projects under the I-REAP under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) that was launched on November 9, 2019 in Namabblan Norte, Tuguegarao.

The total project amounts to Php 22.42M with 16.36 M from DA, and the counterpart funds from the local government of Tuguegarao (Php 1.36M) and the provincial government of Cagayan (Php 4.7M). The primary beneficiaries of the enterprise are the 254 members of the IFC, specifically the 55 dairy farmer-members. (Photos by Rita dela Cruz, DA-Communications Group)