Zamboanga del Norte farmer-beneficiaries receives banana plantlets from SAAD
The Department of Agriculture (DA) – Regional Field Office (RFO) IX recently provided 5000 banana plantlets to Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) farmer-beneficiaries in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, in support of their 2017 Banana Production project.
To be exact, 500 plantlets were allocated per beneficiary situated in three barangays of Siayan in Zamboanga del Norte namely, Macasing, Seriac, and Litolet.
The banana plantlets were sowed one week after distribution to the farmer beneficiaries.
As facilitated by SAAD Area Coordinator (AC) Marisol Opinio, and with the help of the Municipal Agriculturist and technician from the Municipal Agricultural Office (MAO), the distribution was done in the respective Barangays’ Pangkabuhayan Centers.