Bulacan gets P60M agri assistance
BULACAN: Some 5,000 farmers and fisherfolks from 21 municipalities and three cities in this province received a windfall of blessings from the Department of Agriculture (DA) to further boost their farm inputs during a forum held here recently.
Agriculture Sec. Proceso Alcala distributed P60-million worth of farm machineries, fish farm equipment and post-harvest facilities that included pump and engine sets, tractors with implements,190 portable solar lamps, tri-bike units with plastic coolers, eight non-motorized fiber-glass boats, gillnets, vacuum packaging machines and many others.
Also given out were vegetable seeds, tilapia fingerlings, bangus fingerlings, 3 vannamei post-larvae, 200 chickens and certificates of project and intervention allocation for different projects for sustainable farm and agri-fishery livelihood.
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