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Distribution and Turnover of Agri Machineries and Farm Inputs in Bohol (June 4, 2021)

Author: DA Communications Group | 4 June 2021

During his visit to Bohol, Agriculture Secretary William Dar led the distribution of more than P387 million (M) agri-fishery projects, equipment, farm inputs, and indemnity checks, among others to individual food producers and farmers cooperatives and associations (FCAs) on June 4, 2021.

The interventions include P25M for livestock development under the National Livestock Program, P5.6M fishery enhancement projects from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, P17M coconut livelihood program under the Philippine Coconut Authority, and P44M for the soil management initiative and small water impounding project under the Bureau of Soils and Water Management.

The Philippine Rural Development Project also awarded a total of P2.9M to upgrade the province’s dairy production, while a total of P40.2M indemnity checks were distributed under the Philippine Crops Insurance Corporation.

The DA Regional Field Office in Central Visayas also awarded livelihood projects, as well as extension and support services courtesy of its banner programs amounting to P45M.

A total of P209M-worth of farm machineries were turned over to FAs from the 1st, 2nd and 3rd district of Bohol as part of the mechanization component of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund. (Photo by Gian Carlo Luage, DA-AFID)