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P4.3M projects for Sagaynon farmers and fisherfolk

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Mayor Narwin Javelosa (4th from right) led the turnover of P4.3 million worth of projects to various farmers and fisherfolk organizations in Sagay City, Negros Occidental.* CPIO photo

Agricultural and fisheries livelihood projects, estimated at P4.3 million, were turned over yesterday to various farmers and fisherfolk associations in Sagay City, at the Bugay-Sagay Agro-Aqua Village.

The Department of Labor and Employment, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, and City Government of Sagay turned over nine projects worth P4,309,753 to six farmers and fisherfolk associations, and 25 individuals.

Sagay City turned over crab nets to 10 fisherfolk from Brgy. Old Sagay and free range chickens to MENALAKAW Farmer Beneficiaries from Brgy. Rizal worth P140,615, while five beneficiaries affected by Typhoon Odette received marine engines, and another 10 beneficiaries from Brgy. Vito affected by Typhoon Agaton received fish gillnets from BFAR worth P171,893.

Meanwhile, DOLE turned over P3,997,245 worth of livelihood projects to five farmers and fisherfolk associations. Among these projects are farm equipment, shredder machine, and fertilizers for Sagay Natural Organic Farmer Association in Brgy. General Luna, fertilizers for Manara Puey Irrigator’s Association in Puey, fishing gear for Molocaboc Fisherfolk Association in Brgy. Molocaboc, another set of fishing gear for Suyac Island Eco-Tourist Attendants Association in Brgy. Taba-ao, and free range chickens, feeds, egg incubator, egg hatcher, and shredder machine for Salvacion Balibag Workers Association in Brgy. Lopez Jaena.

A statement issued by the Sagay City Public Information Office said the turnover was led by Mayor Narciso Javelosa, Jr., together with City Agriculturist Julie Delima, Councilors Rodnel Delos Reyes and Arthur Christopher Marañon, representatives from DOLE-Negros Occidental Rosalie Guilaran, and Elmer Hemay, CAFC Chairperson Nicasio Buhaya, personnel from the Office of City Agricultural Services and various Sagaynon farmers and fisherfolk.*

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