BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya (PIA) - - Farmers in Kasibu town recently received machinery support from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR).
The DAR Central Office- Support Services Office (DARCO-SSO) recently turned over P1.7 million - worth of farm machinery to the Highlander Ilocano Association, Inc. (HIAI), one of the Agrarian Reform Beneficiairies Organizations (ARBOs) of DAR in Kasibu town.
Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer (PARO) Engr. Rustico Turingan said a total of 68 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) from the HIAI will be benefited by this project.
“This is part of the major-crop based block farm productivity enhancement project under the Climate Resilient Farm Productivity Support (CRFPS) of the Department,” he said.
Turingan said the project aims to effectively sustain and enhance the agricultural productivity of ARBs’ awarded lands.
“It is also geared towards building resiliency among ARBOs in order to address the ensuing climate change concerns and at the same time, improving the socio-economic life of the farmers and ARBs,” he said. (MDCT/BME/PIA Nueva Vizcaya)