P5M coco-cacao processing projects distributed to Davao del Sur ARBOs
The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently turned over coco-cacao production processing and marketing projects to seven agrarian reform beneficiaries’ organizations (ARBOs) in the province of Davao del Sur.
The distribution of the projects was implemented under DAR’s Mindanao Sustainable Agrarian and Agricultural Development (MINSAAD) project through its Agriculture, Agri-business, and Agro-Forestry Development (AAAD) component.
All of the seven ARBOs, who received the projects, came from the municipality of Magsaysay, specifically from the villages of San Miguel, Balnate, Tagaytay, Malawanit, Bacungan, and Glamang.
The projects, with a cost of P5.3 million, is expected to benefit around 686 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs).
It will also develop a total land area of 669 hectares within the barangays where the recipient ARBOs are situated.