The Presidential El Niño Task Force, chaired by Agriculture Secretary Bernie G. Fondevilla, continues to pursue efforts to
mitigate the adverse effects of the prolonged dry spell spawned by El Niño phenomenon. To date, estimated agriculture damage has reached almost P11 billion, according to the National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) in its April 21,2010 El Niño situation report No. 12.
Another mariculture park (MP) was set up recently in the municipal waters of Barangay Tando, Panglima Sugala, in Tawi-Tawi, by the DA’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources-Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BFAR-ARMM) in collaboration with the provincial government.
|Source Institution||Department of Agriculture|
|Place of Publication||Quezon City|
|Original Publication Date||April 1, 2010|