THE WAY FORWARD │ Level Up Philippine Agriculture!

SAAD-SAGA Program

Author: DA Communications Group | 25 October 2019

Agriculture Secretary William Dar assured farmers and fishers from the Eastern Visayas region that the Department of Agriculture (DA) will continue to carry out the implementation of the Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) program to reduce the number of poor Filipinos and lift them out of poverty.

Acknowledging the positive impact of the program in the region, Secretary Dar committed to retain SAAD as well as the other initiatives of the DA that have effectively changed the lives of the local farmers and fishers.

During the event, the agriculture chief and officials of the DA-Regional Field Office VIII, also awarded an initial 350 cash cards under the SureAid program to extend assistance to the rice farmers of Eastern Visayas. (Photos by Gian Carlo Luague, DA-AFID)