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PBBM inaugurates Jalaur River dams

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. inaugurated on July 16 the Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project Stage II (JRMP II) in Calinog, Iloilo, which the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) has tagged as the largest water reservoir project outside Luzon. Costing nearly P20 billion, JRMP II aims to enhance irrigation development, environmental and watershed management, and institutional development. […]

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Farmer Coop trains on Agro-Enterprise Clustering Approach (AECA)

The Agro-Enterprise Clustering Apaproach (AECA) Phase 1 program for farmers, fisherfolk, farmer organizations, cooperatives, and associations aims to organize and gather information for business plan preparation and cluster groups of farmers for data gathering. The training was recently held at EON Centennial, Iloilo City. Cluster farming is an economic approach designed for small, limited-resource, and

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Drifting lad found life in Aquaculture Innovation

The Young Farmers Challenge Program presented a life-changing opportunity that led to the remarkable transformation of 22-year-old Seth Luigi Borbon from Capiz. Through this program, he established ClawSeth Aquafarm, embarking on a new and promising journey in aquaculture. Seth and his two siblings are pursuing agricultural education at Capiz State University Pontevedra Campus. Considered the

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Mushroom Farmer educates self on El Niño, enjoys bountiful harvest

In Cabatuan, Iloilo, a supportive father, a wonderful husband, and an innovative farmer, carved out a niche as an example of resilience in climate change, Dante Berina II, president of Cabatuan Organic Farmer Practitioners Association (COFPA). “I know that the agriculture sector will be the first to be hit by El Nino; in this sense,

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Guimaras’ Springbloom Agri Farm nurtures local culinary heritage and sustainable agriculture

Spring Bloom Agrifarm, a high value commercial crop farm located in Concordia, Sibunag, Guimaras, has recently been making waves in the culinary world. This innovative farm excels in agricultural production and shines in culinary competitions and prestigious events, showcasing its commitment to sustainable agriculture and the farm-to-table movement and lately the sustainable gastronomy tourism and

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DA-WV’s Mobile Vet and Molecular Lab provides easy access for farmers

The acquisition of Mobile Veterinary and Molecular Laboratory of the Department of Agriculture Western Visayas strengthened the capability of providing immediate and accurate diagnostic services closer among livestock and poultry raisers in the region. Manned by the Regional Animal Diagnostic and Disease Laboratory personnel, the mobile laboratory will also enhance the regional animal health and

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DA-PRDP eyes CRVA tool utilization among provinces

ILOILO CITY – In line with the aim of sustainable operations of Subprojects under the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP), the RPCO6 pushes for Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (CRVA) Tool employment in the provinces during the IPLAN RPCO-PPMIU 1st Semester Assessment and Coordination Meeting on June 25-28, 2024. The assessment tool will

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