Department of Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala (left) turns-over P1,282,500.00 million check to the Local Government of Sta. Fe in Bantayan Island, Cebu (represented by Municipal Agriculturist Romeo Pacilan) during the Farmers and Fisherfolk Forum held last March 8, 2016.
The fund is intended for various agri-fishery initiatives under the Bottom-up Budgeting Program of the government, which proves that the present administration is serious in providing assistance to the farmers and fisherfolks to increase yield and income. In addition, DA will also provide training on the latest agri-fishery technology. The awarding was witnessed by DA-RFU VII Director Angel Enriquez.
—From the Department of Agriculture