Monday, January 29, 2018

DA SEC. PIŇOL ASSURED FARMERS OF FUNDS FOR RECOVERY


GUINOBATAN (Jan 29) – Deparment of Agriculture (DA) Sec. Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol assured the farmers that the administration has enough funds for the farmers in Bicol.

This was disclosed by Sec. Piñol in the dialogue/consultation with farmers and agri-stakeholders conducted at Guinobatan Gymnasium here, Monday.

Piñol said that initial P5,000 is available for loans to farmers and additional P20,000 or a total of P25,000 without collateral subject for validation by DA. Other farmer organizations sought the help of the secretary for farm tools and equipments to modernize their mode of farming in the province of Albay.

Earlier Sec. Piñol had a meeting with Gov. Al Francis Bichara and DA officials headed by Regional Executive Dir. Dr. Elena B. de los Santos, Office of the Civil Defense Dir. Claudio Yucot and PDRRMO Chief Dr. Cedric Daep for a briefing about the situation of Mayon Volcano and the affected residents specially the farmers. (Mar de la Cruz)

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