The Department of Agriculture and the Province of Cagayan have agreed to forge acounterparting arrangement before 1,000 farmers, local officials and other agri-fishery stakeholders, who attended a Farmers’ Congress in Tuguegarao City, August 30,2010. Heeding the challenge of Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala, Cagayan Governor Alvaro Antonio said the provincial government will match the DA funds peso for peso or one-to-one ratio, for any agri-fishery project.
The MRDP is a long term poverty reducing intervention program in Mindanao funded by the World Bank with additional financial assistance from the national government, and a counterpart fund from the local government unit where the project is being developed.
|Source Institution||Department of Agriculture|
|Place of Publication||Quezon City|
|Original Publication Date||August 1, 2010|
|Tags||DA Newsletter, Seaweed industry|