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DA-10 provides agri livelihood aid to Subanen farmers in MisOcc

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (PIA)–The Subanen tribe of Don Victoriano, Misamis Occidental received agri livelihood assistance provided by the Department of Agriculture (DA)-10.

Through DA’s Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) and High Value Crops Development Program, DA-10 Regional Technical Director for Operations Carlota S. Madriaga turned over the greenhouse garden nets, plastic mulch, plastic seedling trays, polyethylene bags, hand tractor, shovel and organic fertilizer, among others in support to their strawberry farm and high value crops.

Madriaga said Don Victoriano is being envisioned as the strawberry supplier of Northern Mindanao with the support of their local chief executive, Mayor Bertoldo J. Murallon, Jr.

SAAD is a locally-funded program of DA, which aims to help alleviate poverty among the marginalized sectors of agriculture and fishery of the 30 priority provinces identified by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) as well as areas covered by Executive Order No. 70, series of 2018.  (DA-10/PIA-10/Misamis Occidental)