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Philippines : Barili farmers receive common service facilities worth P1.6M from DAR.

Cebu recently turned over a 35-HP tractor with implements worth P1,048,000 and two units of shredders worth P270,000 each to farmer-beneficiaries in Barili, Cebu. This was led by DAR Cebu head, Antonio A. Del Socorro.

The tractor was given to the Mantalongon Farmers Association (MANFA) benefitting 101 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARB) while the shredders to the Malolos Sr. Sto Nio Farmers Association (MASFFA) with 169 farmer beneficiaries and the Tal-ot Farmers Association (TAFAAS) with 124 farmer beneficiaries.

The provision of the common services facilities is funded under the DAR's Climate Resiliency Farm Productivity Support Project (CRFPSP), a support services program component which aims to improve farm productivity and the earning capabilities of the ARBs in a sustainable manner through their organization and associations.

After the symbolic turn-over of the Key of Responsibility, the signing of the memorandum and trust agreement immediately followed. The event was graced by Barili Town Mayor Marlon Garcia.

The turn-over ceremony, held on August 20 at Mantalongon, Barili, Cebu was also attended by the offficers and members of the Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organizations (ARBOs), barangay officials, and selected DAR Cebu Personnel. (DAR)

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Date:Aug 27, 2019
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