Beyond Buzzwords: Transforming Philippine Agriculture!

Distribution of RFFA in Oriental Mindoro

Author: DA Communications Group | 22 January 2020

The Department of Agriculture (DA), through the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) turned over P53 million cash assistance to farmers of Oriental Mindoro on January 21, 2020.

Under the Rice Farmers Financial Assistance (RFFA), more than 10,000 farmers from the province, tilling from half hectare to two hectares farmlot will receive P5,000 financial aid.

Aside from the RFFA, the province will receive P100 million for crop production and P6 million for animal production this year. Dar also said the province will receive P115 million from the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) this first semester. (Photos by Alarico Nuestro, DA-AFID)