THE WAY FORWARD │ Level Up Philippine Agriculture!

Dialogue with Governors and LGU Reps in Davao Region

Author: DA Communications Group | 16 September 2019

Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar urged the local government units of Region 11 to partner with the national government to support local rice farmers during a dialogue with provincial governors and representatives on September 15, 2019 in Tagum City.

Dar asked the local government leaders to avail of loans and credit assistance from financial institutions including the Land Bank of the Philippines to aid them in financing the palay buying program for the local rice farmers. Aside from rice, he also requested the local government officials to campaign for cleanliness to maintain a healthy swine industry. (Photos by Gian Carlo Luague)