South Cotabato Vice Governor Vicente de Jesus has graced the turnover and signing of the memorandum of agreement for the P2.45-million worth of post-harvest facilities to farmer associations and local government units in the province.
The event took place Wednesday, April 7, at the Provincial Training Center, Provincial and Demonstration Farm in Banga, South Cotabato.
The post-harvest facilities include 10 units of mobile corn shellers cost P245,000 each and village level rice mills to deserving beneficiaries, said Provincial Agriculturist Raul D. Teves.
“This is one of our interventions to help our farmers achieve better yield and higher income,” he said.
The beneficiaries who came from six municipalities in the province include the Kbatang Unified Farmers Association, Incorporated (FUFAI) in Lake Sebu; Datal Dlanag IP Farmers Association and Lemkati IP Farmers Association in Tboli; Danlag Tribal Farmers Agriculture Cooperative, BLGU Danlag and BLGU Tablu in Tampakan; Landan Peoples’ Multi-Purpose Cooperative in Polomolok; MLGU Tupi and BLGU Tubeng of Tupi; and BLGU Lambingi in Banga.
Board Members Henry Ladot and Ester Marin Catorce were also prevent in the event.