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Zamboanga del Norte

LEGENDS
Broiler / Layer Chicken Production
Swine (Native) Production
Goat Production
Duck Production
Cattle Dispersal
Carabao Dispersal
Layer Egg Production
Upland Rice Production
Corn Production
Rice Mill Extension
Vegetable Production
Sibuying Production and Processing
Fertilizer Assistance
Peanut Production
Cassava Production
Cacao Production
Coffee Production
Ginger Production
Mushroom Production
Fruit Trees Production
Banana Production
Honeydew Production
Fruit Seedling
Papaya Production

Zamboanga del Norte, the largest province of Zamboanga Peninsula or Region IX, has a total area of 730,100 hectares with 1,008,000 Household Population based on the PSA 2015. It is located at the north-western edge of Mindanao.

The province’s advantage is its good climatic condition. It has a mild and moderate climate due to evenly distributed rainfall throughout the year. Its southern portion has a longer dry season. The province is not within the typhoon belt.

The topographic condition of the province ranges from plain, slightly rolling, rolling to hilly to mountainous.

Zamboanga del Norte is subdivided into twenty-five (25) municipalities and two (2) component cities. These are further divided into 691 barangays, and clustered into three (3) congressional districts as seen in Table 1. Its capital is Dipolog City.

The main dialect spoken is Cebuano. Chavacano, English, and Tagalog are also spoken, indicative of a high level of literacy. The original and native Subanon dialect lives on, especially in the highlands

According to the 2012 Census of Agriculture and Fisheries of PSA, the total land area of the Zamboanga Peninsula amounts to 1,1705,000ha. In which, 443,300ha or 26% of the total land area is intended for agricultural use, 8% of it falls under arable land (lands/parcels under temporary crops, temporary meadows and pastures, and temporarily fallow) and the remaining 18% falls under permanent crops, permanent meadows and pastures.  Furthermore, there are about 267,000 farm parcels in the region with 445,000 ha area in total. Based on the 2018 data of PSA, coconut, rice and banana are its major crops.

Included also in the report of PSA last 2018, the province also ranked second in terms of production of coconut, and mango carabao. The province also ranked third in the production of rambutan, fifth in kangkong and rubber, and sixth in cacao. Other major agricultural products are lanzones and mangosteen.

For the poultry sector, it can be seen that the province’s focus is on the production of native/improved chicken. The PSA recorded that the province has produced 36,476 heads of chicken and 314 heads of duck for the year 2019. On the other hand, for the livestock sector, the province’s focus is on swine production. For the year 2019, the province had produced a total of 23,959 heads of swine.

Commercial, municipal (marine and inland), and aquaculture are all major contributors in fisheries production.

For commercial, the top species in terms pf volume of production are bali sardinella (tamban), big-eyed scad (matangbaka), roundscad (galunggong), fimbriated sardines (tunsoy), and frigate tuna (tulingan).

For marine municipal fisheries, the top species are bali sardinella (tamban), big-eyed scad (matangbaka), fimbriated sardines (tunsoy), skipjack (gulyasan), and frigate tuna (tulingan).

For inland municipal fisheries, the species are tilapia, carp, silver perch (ayungin), freshwater goby (biya), mudfish (dalag), freshwater crab (talangka), freshwater shrimp (hipon), and mud crab (alimango).

For aquaculture, the species are seaweed, milkfish, oyster, tilapia, white shrimp, tiger prawn, and mudcrab.

 

Source: PSA, 2019

From being the poorest province of the Philippines back in 2009 with a rate of 60.3% poverty incidence among families, it is at the 5th spot with 48.0% poverty incidence in 2012. According to PSA, there are 104,138 poor families in Zamboanga del Norte in the same year.

On the other hand, the poverty incidence rate among families in the province decreased by 6.9 in 2015. It now recorded at 41.1%, making it the eighth poorest province at present.

Zamboanga del Norte is the 26th most populous province in the Philippines with 1,011,393 people as of 2015 census. Based on the 2015 data of PSA, it has recorded 99,149 number of poor families in the province with its annual per capita poverty threshold at P21,725.

In terms of the poverty situation in Zamboanga Del Norte, the municipality of Siayan has the highest poverty incidence at 68.4% while the city of Dipolog has the lowest at 14.5%.

Agriculture Sector

SAAD in Zamboanga del Norte started its implementation in 2017 under DA-RFO IX with a total GAA budget of Php 66.164 million. Being a pilot province in the initial year of program implementation in 2017, all municipalities and cities were covered by the program but giving priority to the marginalized agricultural communities. The program benefited a total of 4,537 farmers and 71 associations.

On the other hand, all municipalities and cities were also covered for the SAAD Program in 2018 with a total of 1,848 farmers and 58 associations. With a budget of Php 68.268 million.

2017
BALIGUIAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Vegetable Production Kilalaban Paradise In The Mountain Farmers Association 80 778,400.00
Goat Dispersal Nonoyan Sitio Luktoson Highlanders FA 30 340,400.00
Swine Raising Kauswagan 1Kauswagan FA 25 804,921.00
TOTAL 135 1,923,721.00
DAPITAN CITY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Cassava Production Dampalan Dampalan FA 100 1,523,809.52
Goat Dispersal Dampalan Dampalan FA 5 599,865.48
TOTAL 105 2,123,675.00
DIPOLOG CITY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Native Chicken Production Diwan Diwan FA 50 194,730.00
Diwan Vegetable FA 50
Vegetable Production Diwan Diwan FA 190 1,542,200.00
Diwan Vegetable FA 310
Fruit Trees Production Diwan Diwan FA 190 256,175.00
Diwan Vegetable FA 310
TOTAL 1100 1,993,105.00
GODOD
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Peanut Production Raba Raba FA 16 1,983,500.00
Poblacion Poblacion FA 10
Limbonga Limbonga FA 11
Sarawagan Sarawagan FA 12
Dipopor Dipopor Godod FA 10
TOTAL 59 1,983,500.00
GUTALAC
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Rice (Lowland) Production Matunoy Matunoy FA 47 1,979,200.00
San Isidro San Isidro FA 37
La Libertad La Libertad FA 33
Loay Sim Irrigators Association 47
TOTAL 164 1,979,200.00
JOSE DALMAN (Formelry Ponot)
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn Production Ilihan Ilihan FA 17 1,542,000.00
Labakid Labakid FA 17
Lopero Lopero FA 14
Marupay Marupay FA 9
Sigamok Sigamok FA 3
Upland Rice Production Sigamok Sigamok FA 28 670,432.39
TOTAL 88 2,212,432.39
KALAWIT
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn Production Daniel Maing Labukanan FA 50 1,797,500.00
TOTAL 50 1,797,500.00
KATIPUNAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Carabao Dispersal Balok SAAD Katipunan FA 5 1,912,250.00
Uno 6
Dos 1
Bulawan 7
Carupay 4
Miatan 5
New Tambo 6
San Antonio 6
Seres 5
Sitog 5
TOTAL 50 1,912,250.00
LA LIBERTAD
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Vegetable Production Mauswagon Sitio Tuayon FA 25 266,732.00
Corn (Sweetcorn) Production Sta. Catalina La Libertad Agricultural Producers Association 15 969,652.00
Native Chicken Production(Provision Of  Materials For Native Production (Native Chicken, Feeds And Bilogics) Poultry House And Technical Training) La Union La Union FA 24 929,861.00
TOTAL 64 2,166,245.00
LEON POSTIGO (Formerly Bacungan)
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn Production Nacibak Nacibac Mountainside FA 50 1,972,862.00
TOTAL 50 1,972,862.00
LILOY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn Production Banigan SAGIP SAAD ASSOCIATION 7 2,002,000.00
Bay-bay 2
Cabangcalan 21
Canaan 7
Candilaria 5
Causwagan 79
Communal 15
Compra 32
Delapaz 6
El Paraiso 53
Fatima 1
Goin 56
Ganase 4
Goaw 19
Kayok 1
La Libertad 40
Mabuhay 15
Maigang 27
Malila 23
Mauswagan 45
Overview 9
Panabang 42
Punta 18
San Francisco 86
San Isidro 36
San Miguel 15
San Roque 65
Silucap 4
Sto. Nino 12
Tapican 6
Timan SAGIP SAAD ASSOCIATION 19
TOTAL 770 2,002,000.00
LABASON
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn Production Lawigan Lawigan FA 43 1,974,000.00
Gabu Gabu FA 61
TOTAL 104 1,974,000.00
MANUKAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Native Chicken Production Punta Blanca Piangon FA, 16 2,226,869.00
Don Jose Aguirre Don Jose Aguirre FA 8
Villaramos Villaramos FA 19
East Poblacion East Poblacion FA 10
Patunan Patunan FA 17
San Antonio Sitio Bayol FA 26
TOTAL 96 2,226,869.00
MUTIA
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Layer Chicken (Egg Machine) Production Newland Newland Womens Association 36 1,889,800.00
Diland Diland Womens Association 32
Buenasuerte Buenasuerte Womens Association 39
New Siquijor New Siquijor Womens Association 61
TOTAL 168 1,889,800.00
PINAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Integrated Farming Luzvilla Pinan SAAD FA 6 1,994,200.00
Sta. Fe 7
Sikitan 6
Dilawa 7
TOTAL 26 1,994,200.00
POLANCO
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Broiler Chicken Production De Venta Perla De Venta Perla FA 35 963,120.00
Canibungan Canibungan FA 30
Sto. Nino Sto. Nino FA 16
Sweet And Yellow Corn Production Labrador Labrador FA 30 119,300.00
Swine Raising Dangi Dangi FA 28 972,313.00
New Lebangon Alyansa ng mga Katutubong Organisasyon sa Pilipinas (AKOP) 70
TOTAL 209 2,054,733.00
Pres. MANUEL ROXAS
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Coffee -Corn Production Sebod Sebod FA 121 1,950,000.00
TOTAL 121 1,950,000.00
RIZAL
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn Production Nangcaan Nangcaan FA 26 740,000.00
San Roque San Roque FA 27
Vegetable Production Mabuhay Mabuhay FA 25 378,000.00
Mitimus Nagkahiusang Maguuma sa Mitimus Napilan FA 25
Napilan Napilan FA 25
Tolon Tolon FA 25
Layer Chicken East Poblacion East Poblacion FA 40 1,006,200.00
New Dapitan Tolda II FA 20
Sebaca Sebaca FA 57
TOTAL 270 2,124,200.00
SALUG
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Layer Chicken Production Liguac Liguac Small FA 36 1,892,800.00
Pacuhan Pacuhan Pucay FA 34
TOTAL 70 1,892,800.00
SERGIO OSMEÑA
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Vegetable Production Bagong Baguio Bagong Baguio FA 10 643,350.00
Buenavista Buenavista FA 10
Don Eleno Don Eleno FA 10
Tinindugan Tinindugan FA 10
Tuburan Tuburan FA 10
Broiler Production Situbo Situbo FA 15 1,485,674.44
San Juan San Juan FA 35
TOTAL 100 2,129,024.44
SIAYAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Banana Production Seriac Seriac Consumer’s Cooperative 10 950,980.00
Litolet Litolet Consumer’s Cooperative 10
Macasing Macasing Consumer’s Cooperative 10
Cattle Dispersal Seriac Seriac Consumer’s Cooperative 10 1,132,050.00
Litolet Litolet Consumer’s Cooperative 10
Macasing Macasing Consumer’s Cooperative 10
TOTAL 60 2,083,030.00
SIBUTAD
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Mushroom Production Delapa Delapa FA 36 1,195,500.00
Magsaysay Magsaysay FA 61
Minlasag Minlasag FA 42
Poblacion Poblacion FA 28
Sipaloc Sipaloc FA 51
Carabao-Cattle Dispersal Bagacay Bagacay FA 4 831,600.00
Calilic Calilic FA 4
Marapong Marapong FA 4
Poblacion Poblacion FA 4
Sibuloc Sibuloc FA 4
Oyan Oyan FA 4
TOTAL 242 2,027,100.00
SIBUCO
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Cacao-Vegetable Production Malayal Malayal SAAD FA 32 1,824,500.00
Paniran Paniran FA 30
TOTAL 62 1,824,500.00
SINDANGAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Rice (Lowland ) Production R.G. Macias R.G Macias FA 82 1,976,000.00
Titik Titik FA 50
TOTAL 132 1,976,000.00
SIOCON
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Swine Raising Bulacan Bulacan FA 52 1,647,110.58
Broiler Chicken Production Pangian Pangian FA 68 477,467.22
TOTAL 120 2,124,577.80
SIRAWAI
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Swine Raising San Vicente Sirawai Hog Growers Assocition 10 1,093,943.58
San Nicolas 10
Native Chicken Production San Vicente San Vicente Native Chicken Growers Association 20 612,812.00
San Nicolas Maasom FA 20
Doña Cecilia Doña Cecilia Native Chicken Growers Association 20
Bulubuan Bulubuan Native Chicken Growers Association 20
Vegetable Production San Vicente San Vicente Native Chicken Growers Association 20 12,000.00
San Nicolas Maasom FA 20
Doña Cecilia Doña Cecilia Native Chicken Growers Association 20
Bulubuan Bulubuan Native Chicken Growers Association 20
Fruit Production San Vicente Piyakan FA 7 286,000.00
San Nicolas San Vicente FA 5
Doña Cecilia Dona Cecilia FA 5
Bulubuan Panabutan FA 3
TOTAL 200 2,004,755.580
TAMPILISAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Broiler Chicken Production Poblacion Tampilisan Subanen Minority Association 9 2,591,111.66
New Dapitan 8
Lawaan 18
Camul 12
Znac 3
Sto. Niño 12
New Barili 9
Malila T. 11
Lumbayaw 17
Molos 1
Situbo 10
Farmington 10
Tubod 10
Tiningaan 10
Sandayong 10
Galingon 10
Cabong 10
Banbanan 10
Balacbaan 10
Tilubog 10
TOTAL 200 2,591,111.66
PROVINCE WIDE
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn Production Teresita ( Piñan) 40 2,029,500.00
Alvenda (Mutia) 40
San Jose ( Sergio Osmeña) 40
Sioran (Godod) 40
Delucot (Godod) 40
Manil (Leon Postigo) 40
Mangop (Leon Postigo) 40
Tiogan (Leon Postigo) 40
Midatag (Leon Postigo) 40
Lapero (Sindangan) 40
Situbo (Tampilisan) 40
TOTAL 440 2,029,500.00

2018

BALIGUIAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Broiler Production Alegria Alegria FA 30 1,097,570.00
Layer Production Dawa Dawa FA 38 1,134,750.00
TOTAL 68 2,232,320.00
DAPITAN CITY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn Production and Goat Dispersal Dampalan  Dampalan Farmer’s Association 40 665,000.00
TOTAL 40 665,000.00
DIPOLOG CITY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Sapat na Pagkain at Pangkabuhayan (SAPAT) Diwan Diwan FA 100 1,594,590.00
Diwan Vegetable FA 50
Upland Rice Production Diwan Diwan Farmer’s Agricultural Copperative 26 204,000.00
Pamansalan Ecotech Project (Provision of Farm Machineries) Diwan Pamansalan Ecotech Vocational High School 1 institution (support to school agriculture course) 275,000.00
TOTAL 177 2,073,590.00
GODOD
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Peanut Production (provision of farm inputs: seeds & fertilizer) & Processing Equipment (Oven & Peeler) Raba Raba FA 16 611,000.00
Poblacion Poblacion FA 10
Limbonga Limbonga FA 11
Sarawagan Sarawagan FA 12
Dipopor Dipopor Godod FA 10
Upland Rice Production Baluno Baluno FA 20 198,000.00
Mauswagon Mauswagon FA 20
Swine Production Poblacion GOFAMUCO 20 524,000.00
Palayang Bayan (Lowland Rice Production) San Pedro Gutayan-Domalinao Farmer’s Irrigators Association 40 410,800.00
Provision of Farm Inputs & small implements
for Vegetable Production
Poblacion GOFAMUCO 20 133,900.00
TOTAL 177 2,073,590.00
GUTALAC
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn Production Project (w/ Corn Mill) Sas Sas FA 32 968,000.00
Sto. Niño Sto. Niño FA 39
Upgraded Native Swine Production Sas Sas FA 25 524,000.00
TOTAL 96 1,492,000.00
JOSE DALMAN (formerly PONOT)
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Resource Based Enterprise of Upland Organic Rice Production with the Provision of Rice Mill  Extension Sigamok Sigamok FA 15 615,282.00
Marupay 4
Ilihan 1
Increased Household Income Through Corn Production Ilihan Jose Dalman Corn Cluser Association 25 2,280,750.00
Labakid 20
Lopero 5
Marupay 5
Dinasan 10
Sigamok 10
Caracow Dispersal Ilihan 6 525,000.00
Labakid 5
Lopero 1
Marupay 1
Sigamok 2
TOTAL 110 3,421,032.00
KALAWIT
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Swine Production and Fattening Tugop Tugop Ips FA 60 524,000.00
Rice, Corn seeds and Fertilizer Assistance Pianon Pianon FA 91 640,000.00
Vegetable and White Corn Production Gatas  Gatas FA 45 621,600.00
TOTAL 196 1,785,600.00
LABASON
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn Production (Provision of Farm Inputs: Seeds & Fertilizers, Post Harvest Facility) Lawigan Lawigan FA 46 834,000.00
Gabu Gabu FA 61
Layer Chicken Production Project San Isidro San Isidro FA 37 1,283,000.00
Lapatan Lapatan FA 42
TOTAL 186 2,117,000.00
LA LIBERTAD
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Vegetable Production Mauswagon Sitio Tuayon FA 25 75,400.00
Sweet Corn + Goat Sta. Catalina La Libertad Agricultural Producers FA 25 1,032,172.00
Native Chicken Production La Union La Union FA 27 90,400.00
Banana Production Sta Cruz Sta Cruz Small Coconut FA 26 589,800.00
Sibuying Production and Processing Mauswagaon Sitio Tuayon FA 25 286,200.00
TOTAL 128 2,073,972.00
LA LIBERTAD
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Vegetable Production Mauswagon Sitio Tuayon FA 25 75,400.00
Sweet Corn + Goat Sta. Catalina La Libertad Agricultural Producers FA 25 1,032,172.00
Native Chicken Production La Union La Union FA 27 90,400.00
Banana Production Sta Cruz Sta Cruz Small Coconut FA 26 589,800.00
Sibuying Production and Processing Mauswagaon Sitio Tuayon FA 25 286,200.00
TOTAL 128 2,073,972.00
LILOY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Fertilizer Augmentation for Corn Production a partnership of LGU and Farmers Association Cabangcalan SAGIP 21 1,215,000.00
Canaan SAGIP 6
Causwagan SAGIP 64
Goin SAGIP 55
Goaw SAGIP 16
Kayok SAGIP 1
La Libertad SAGIP 40
Maigang SAGIP 27
Mauswagan SAGIP 45
Overview SAGIP 9
Panabang SAGIP 42
Punta SAGIP 18
San Francisco SAGIP 50
San Roque SAGIP 53
TOTAL 447 1,215,000.00
MANUKAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Native Chicken Production (Provision of Feeds (Adlay Seeds, Hammermill and Incubator) Punta Blanca Piangon FA 16 862,482.00
Don Jose Aguirre Don Jose Aguirre FA 8
Villaramos Villaramos FA 19
East Poblacion East Poblacion FA 10
Patunan Patunan FA 17
San Antonio Sitio Bayol FA 26
Native Chicken Production Lingatongan Lingatongan FA 25 234,840.00
Layer Egg Production Mate Mate FA 25 1,819,000.00
Lingatongan Lingatongan FA 25
Suisayan Suisayan FA 25
TOTAL 196 2,916,322.00
MUTIA
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Layer Chicken Production (Provision of materials) Newland Newland Womens Association 36 26,000.00
Diland Diland Womens Association 32
Buenasuerte Buenasuerte Womens Association 39
New Siquijor New Siquijor Womens Association 61
Broiler Chicken Production Poblacion Poblacion FA 25 2,019,140.00
Sto. Tomas Sto. Tomas FA 27
TOTAL 220 2,045,140.00
PINAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upgraded Native Pig Production Ubay Ubay FA 26 524,000.00
Desin Desin FA 25
Corn & Peanut Production Luzvilla Pinan SAAD FA 6 743,000.00
Sta. Fe 7
Sikitan 6
Dilawa 7
TOTAL 77 1,267,000.00
POLANCO
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Native Chicken Production Pian Pian FA 21 649,860.00
Labrador Labrador FA 30
Swine  Production De Venta Perla De Venta Perla FA 35 524,000.00
TOTAL 86 1,173,860.00
PRES. MANUEL ROXAS
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Coffee & Corn Production (Provision of Fertilizer & Techincal Training) Sebod Sebod FA 150 367,500.00
Vegetable Production Tanayan Tanayan FA 17 436,000.00
Tanayan SAN VICENTE FERRER ORGANIC FARMERS IN SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE (SAVIFOFSA)  FARMERS ASSOCIATION 27
Layer Chicken Production Irasan Iwag sa Mananagat 25 807,500.00
TOTAL 219 1,611,000.00
RIZAL
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn Production Nangcaan Nangcaan FA 27 260,000.00
San Roque San Roque FA 23
Layer Chicken Production East Poblacion East Poblacion FA 40 1,252,500.00
Sebaca Sebaca FA 57
New Dapitan New Dapitan (Tolda II FA) 20
Vegetable Production Mabuhay Mabuhay FA 25 183,920.00
Mitimus Nagkahiusang Maguuma sa Mitimus Napilan FA 25
Napilan Napilan  FA 25
Tolon Tolon FA 25
Rice & Duck Production La Esperanza La Esperanza FA 16 717,750.00
Rice Production Rizalina Rizalina FA 27 397,250.00
TOTAL 310 2,811,420.00
SALUG
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Layer Chicken (Egg Production) Expansion and supplemetary for Poverty Alleviation through small farmers integration Bacong SLP WpmensAssociatiion 30 2,309,400.00
Ramon Magsaysay Christian-Muslim-Subanen Organization(CMSO) 60
Support for Layer Chicken (Egg Trays & wheel barrow) Liguac Liguac Small FA 36 20,000.00
Pacuhan Pacuhan Pucay FA 34
TOTAL 160 2,329,400.00
SERGIO OSMENA
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Support for Vegetable Production Bagong Baguio Bagong Baguio FA 24 1,414,500.00
Buenavista Buenavista FA 30
Don Eleno Don Eleno FA 21
Tinindugan Tinindugan FA 46
Tuburan Tuburan FA 35
Support for Broiler Production Situbo Situbo FA 15 3,147,846.00
San Juan San Juan FA 35
TOTAL 206 4,562,346.00
SIAYAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production Litolet Litolet Consumer’s Coop. 10 774,000.00
Macasing Macasing Consumer’s Coop 10
Seriac Seriac Consumer’s Coop 10
Datagan Datagan Consumer’s Coop 10
Soguilon Soguilon Consumer’s Coop 10
Balunokan Balunokan Pangkabuhay Association 10
Moyo Moyo Consumer’s Coop 10
Banana Production Moyo Moyo Consumer’s Coop 15 687,750.00
Soguilon Soguilon Consumer’s Coop 15
Datagan Datagan Consumer’s Coop 15
Balunokan Balunukan Pangkabuhayan Association 15
Layer Chicken Litolet Litolet Consumer’s Coop. 10 1,561,200.00
Seriac Macasing Consumer’s Coop 10
Macasing Seriac Consumer’s Coop 10
Soguilon Datagan Consumer’s Coop 10
Datagan Soguilon Consumer’s Coop 10
Moyo Moyo Consumer’s Coop 10
TOTAL 190 3,022,950.00
SIBUCO
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Layer Chicken Project Lingayon Lingayon Poultry Farmers Association 30 2,422,500.00
Limpapa Limpapa FA 30
Lipuno SAAD Farmers Association 30
TOTAL 90 2,422,500.00
SIBUTAD
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Layer Chicken Production Delapa Delapa FA 36 1,855,250.00
Sipaloc Sipaloc FA 51
Poblacion Poblacion FA 28
Magsaysay Magsaysay FA 61
Minlasag Minlasag FA 42
Panganuran Panganuran FA 32
Native Chicken Production Kanim Kanim Farfish Association 32 324,930.00
Organic Mushroom Production Delapa Delapa FA 36 400,000.00
Sipaloc Sipaloc FA 51
Poblacion Poblacion FA 28
Magsaysay Magsaysay FA 61
Minlasag Minlasag FA 42
TOTAL 500 2,580,180.00
SINDANGAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production Titik Makugihong Mag-Uuma sa Sindangan (Federated Association) 9 2,122,000.00
Benigno Aquino Makugihong Mag-Uuma sa Sindangan (Federated Association) 15
Nipaan Makugihong Mag-Uuma sa Sindangan (Federated Association) 7
Imelda Makugihong Mag-Uuma sa Sindangan (Federated Association) 16
Inuman Makugihong Mag-Uuma sa Sindangan (Federated Association) 5
Lapero Makugihong Mag-Uuma sa Sindangan (Federated Association) 13
Motibot Makugihong Mag-Uuma sa Sindangan (Federated Association) 21
Dagohoy Makugihong Mag-Uuma sa Sindangan (Federated Association) 14
TOTAL 100 2,122,000.00
SIOCON
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Goat Dispersal Makiang Makiang Farmers Association 33 2,440,788.00
D.Riconalla D. Riconalla Farmers Association 41
Broiler Production Pangian Pangian FA 68 421,570.00
TOTAL 142 2,862,358.00
SIRAWAI
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Goat Dispersal Lubok Lubok FA 30 2,440,788.00
Culasian Culasian FA 30
TOTAL 142 2,862,358.00
TAMPILISAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Farm Input Support for three hundred members of Tampilisan Subanen Cultural Minority Association (Native Chicken, Rice, White Corn, Upland Rice) Poblacion Tampilisan Subanen Minority Association 9 1,879,860.00
New Dapitan 8
Lawaan 18
Camul 12
Znac 3
Sto. Niño 12
New Barili 9
Malila T. 11
Lumbayaw 24
Molos 1
Situbo 10
Farmington 10
Tubod 10
Tiningaan 10
Sandayong 10
Galingon 10
Cabong 10
Banbanan 10
Balacbaan 10
Tilubog 10
TOTAL 207 1,879,860.00
PROVINCE WIDE
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Individual Provision of Planting materials for Corn production (Corn Seeds and Fertilizers) Teresita ( Piñan) 44 1,967,400.00
Alvenda (Mutia) 44
San Jose ( Sergio Osmeña) 44
Sioran (Godod) 44
Delucot (Godod) 44
Manil (Leon Postigo) 44
Mangop (Leon Postigo) 44
Tiogan (Leon Postigo) 44
Midatag (Leon Postigo) 44
Lapero (Sindangan) 44
Situbo (Tampilisan) 44
TOTAL 484 1,967,400.00

2019

BALIGUIAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Goat Production San Jose San Jose FA 25 351,450.00
Broiler Chicken Production Alegria Alegria FA 30 757,574.00
Layer Chicken Production Poblacion Poblacion FA 30 1,304,100.00
Swine (Native) Production Kauswagan 1Kauswagan FA 23 515,000.00
TOTAL 108 2,928,124.00
DAPITAN CITY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn-Peanut Production Dampalan Dampalan FA 50 2,215,940.00
TOTAL 50 2,215,940.00
DIPOLOG CITY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Native Chicken Production Diwan Diwan FA 100 1,473,584.00
Diwan Diwan Vegetable FA 50
Upland Rice Production Diwan Diwan Farmer’s Agriculture Cooperative 40 251,600.00
Corn Production (Pagakin ng Manok) Diwan Diwan FA 100 1,089,000.00
Diwan Diwan Vegetable FA 50
Pamasalan Eco-Tech Diwan Pamansalan Ecotech High School 1 545,500.00
Vegetable Production Diwan Diwan FA 190 896,000.00
Diwan Diwan Vegetable FA 310
TOTAL 841 4,255,684.00
GODOD
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production Lomogon Lomogom Irrigators FA 20 674,800.00
Sianan Sianan Makugihon FA 20
Native Chicken Production Raba Raba FA 15 599,472.00
Poblacion GOFAMUCO 15
Limbonga Limbonga FA 15
Sarawagan Sarawagan FA 15
Dipopor Dipopor Godod FA 15
Corn Production Raba Raba FA 15 858,000.00
Poblacion Poblacion FA 15
Limbonga Limbonga FA 15
Sarawagan Sarawagan FA 15
Dipopor Dipopor Godod FA 15
Peanut Production Raba Raba FA 15 1,058,600.00
Poblacion Poblacion FA 15
Limbonga Limbonga FA 15
Sarawagan Sarawagan FA 15
Dipopor Dipopor Godod FA 15
TOTAL 841 4,255,684.00
GUTALAC
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production Bayanihan Bayanihan FA 30 982,500.00
Corn Production Sto. Niño Sto. Nino FA 100 986,700.00
Lowland Rice Production Matunoy Matunoy Multipurpose Coop 47 1,054,200.00
San Isidro San Isidro Lowland Rice FA 33
La Libertad La Libertad FA 33
Loay SIM Irrigators Assoc Inc. 47
TOTAL 290 3,023,400.00
JOSE DALMAN (formerly PONOT)
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production Sigamok Sigamok FA 36 56,000.00
Marupay 8
Ilihan 4
Corn Production Ilihan Jose Dalman Corn Cluster Assoc. 42 2,000,800.00
Labakid 37
Sigamok 13
Marupay 14
Dinasan 10
Lopero 19
Carabao Dispersal (Biologics) Ilihan 6 19,550.00
Sigamok 2
Labakid 5
Marupay 1
Lopero 1
TOTAL 198 2,076,350.00
KALAWIT
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn Production-Lowland- Cassava Production Pianon Pianon FA 91 1,299,700.00
Swine (Native) Production- Cassava Production Tugop Tugop FA 60 765,000.00
Vegetable Production Gatas Gatas FA 45
TOTAL 196 2,064,700.00
KATIPUNAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Layer Chicken Production Luyoran Luyoran FA 25 1,299,700.00
Matam Matam FA 25
Mias Mias FA 25
Lowland Rice Production Uno SAAD Katipunan Association 6 765,000.00
New Tambo 6
Luyuran 20
Malugas 15
Dos 1
TOTAL 123 2,064,700.00
LA LIBERTAD
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Native Chicken Production La Union La Union FA 24 294,042.00
Vegetable Production Mauswagon Sitio Tuayon FA 25 141,980.00
Sibuying Production and Processing Mausawagon Mauswagon Sibuying Farmers Association 25 267,000.00
Upland Rice  -and Honeydew Production Sta. Catalina LAPRODA 25 131,200.00
Corn-Swine (Native) Production Sta. Cruz Sta. Cruz Small Coconut Farmers’ Multi Purpose Coop 26 1,214,880.00
TOTAL 125 2,049,102.00
LABASON
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Layer Chicken Production San Isidro San Isidro FA 37 1,931,500.00
Lapatan Lapatan FA 42
Corn Production Lawigan Lawigan FA 43 712,800.00
Gabu Gabu FA 61
Swine (Native) Production Lawigan Lawigan FA 43 414,980.00
Gabu Gabu FA 61
TOTAL 287 3,059,280.00
LEON POSTIGO (formerly BACUNGAN)
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Vegetable Production Nacibak Nacibac Mountainside FA 60 1,046,410.00
Corn Production Nacibak Nacibac Mountainside FA 60 555,135.00
Upland Rice Production Nacibak Nacibac Mountainside FA 60 760,320.00
Swine (Upgraded-Native) Production Nacibak Nacibac Mountainside FA 6 218,990.00
Fruit Seedling Nacibak Nacibac Mountainside FA 60 541,200.00
TOTAL 246 3,122,055.00
LILOY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Peanut Production Banigan Sagip SAAD Association 10 2,914,540.00
Punta 4
Maigang 12
Sta. Cruz 6
San Miguel 12
Villa Tejero 7
TOTAL 51 2,914,540.00
MANUKAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Native Chicken Production Punta Blanca Piangon FA 17 812,375.00
Patunan Patunan FA 16
Don Jose Aguirre Don Jose Aguirre FA 8
East Poblacion East Poblacion FA 10
Villaramos Villaramos FA 19
San Antonio Sitio Bayol FA 26
Lingatongan Lingatongan Small Coconut FA 25
Layer Chicken Production Mate Mate FA 25 1,980,290.00
Lingatongan Lingatongan FA 25
Suisayan Suisayan FA 25
TOTAL 196 2,792,665.00
MUTIA
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Broiler Chicken Production Poblacion Poblacion WA 36 1,005,087.00
Sto. Tomas Sto. Tomas WA 32
Layer Chicken Production Newland Newland WA 39 2,529,200.00
Diland Diland WA 61
Buenasuerte Buenasuerte WA 25
New Siquijor New Siquijor WA 27
TOTAL 220 3,534,287.00
PINAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Layer Chicken Production Ubay Ubay FA 26 1,279,200.00
Desin Desin FA 25
Vegetable Production Luzvilla Pinan SAAD FA 6 11,500.00
Sta. Fe 7
Sikitan 6
Dilawa 7
Corn Production Luzvilla Pinan SAAD FA 6 135,300.00
Sta. Fe 7
Sikitan 6
Dilawa 7
Swine (Native) Production Ubay Ubay FA 26 317,100.00
Desin Desin FA 25
Peanut Production Luzvilla Pinan SAAD FA 6 200,000.00
Sta. Fe 7
Sikitan 6
Dilawa 7
TOTAL 220 3,534,287.00
POLANCO
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Broiler Chicken Production Sto. Niño Sto. Niño FA 35 396,327.00
Corn Production Villahermosa Canibongan FA 30 34,100.00
Swine (Native) Raising Pian Pian FA 21 841,170.00
Labrador Labrador FA 30
New Lebangon AKOP 70
De Venta Perla De Venta Perla FA 35
Ginger Production Villahermosa Canibongan FA 30 635,900.00
Papaya Production Dangi Dangi FA 28 136,950.00
TOTAL 279 2,044,447.00
PRES. MANUEL ROXAS
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Layer Chicken Production Irasan Iwag sa Mananagat FA 20 728,600.00
Vegetable Production Tanayan SAVIFOFSA 27 471,780.00
Tanayan FA 17
Corn -Coffee Production Sebod Sebod FA 150 1,129,500.00
TOTAL 214 2,329,880.00
RIZAL
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Layer Chicken Production Sebaca SebacaFA 57 1,303,800.00
East Poblacion East Poblacion FA 40
New Dapitan New Dapitan (Tolda II FA) 20
Lowland Rice Production Rizalina Rizalina FA 27 495,000.00
Rice and Duck Production La Esperanza La Esperanza FA 16 1,504,500.00
TOTAL 214 2,329,880.00
SALUG
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Layer Chicken Production Bacong Bacong Fishermen and Farmers Association (former SLP Womens Assoc) 25 2,583,400.00
Ramon Magsaysay Christian-Muslim-Subanen Organization(CMSO) 60
Liguac Liguac Small FA 36
Pacuhan Pacuhan-Pucay FA 34
TOTAL 155 2,583,400.00
SERGIO OSMENA
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Vegetable Production Buenavista Buenavista FA 30 1,399,500.00
Don Eleno Don Eleno FA 21
Tuburan Tuburan FA 35
Bagong Baguio Bagong Baguio FA 24
Tinindugan Tinindugan FA 46
Broiler Chicken Production Situbo Situbo FA 15 136,500.00
TOTAL 171 1,536,000.00
SIAYAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Goat Production Datagan Datagan Consumermer’s Coop 30 685,300.00
Litolet Litolet Consumer’s Coop 25
Moyo Moyo Consumer’s Coop 30
Layer Chicken Production Litolet Litolet Consumer’s Coop 25 690,400.00
Banana Production Litolet Litolet Consumer’s Coop 10 1,460,300.00
Seriac Seriac Consumer’s Coop 10
Macasing Macasing Consumer’s Coop 10
Moyo Moyo Consumer’s Coop 10
Soguilon Soguilon Consumer’s Coop 10
Datagan Datagan Consumer’s Coop 10
Balunokan Balunokan Pangkabuhayan Center 10
TOTAL 180 2,836,000.00
SIBUCO
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Layer Chicken Production Lingayon Lingayon FA 30 1,918,800.00
Limpapa LimpapaFA 30
Malayal Malayal SAAD FA 32
Paniran Paniran FA 30
Lipuno Lipuno FA 30
Cacao-Vegetable Production Paniran Paniran FA 30 1,344,000.00
Malayal Malayal FA 32
TOTAL 214 3,262,800.00
SIBUTAD
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Layer Chicken Production Delapa Delapa FA 36 1,976,600.00
Sipaloc Sipaloc FA 51
Poblacion Poblacion FA 28
Magsaysay Magsaysay FA 61
Minlasag Minlasag FA 42
Native Chicken Production Kanim Kanim Farfish Association 32 196,208.00
TOTAL 250 2,172,808.00
SINDANGAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Lowland Rice Production Titik Makugihong Mag-Uuma sa Sindangan (Federated Association) 59 2,252,600.00
Benigno Aquino 15
Nipaan 7
Imelda 16
Inuman 5
Lapero 13
Motibot 21
Dagohoy 14
R.G Macias 82
TOTAL 232 2,252,600.00
SIOCON
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Broiler Chicken Production Pangian Pangian FA 68 517,447.00
Layer Chicken Production Makiang Makiang FA (Waived) 33 1,326,520.00
D. Riconalla D.Riconalla FA 41
Swine (Native) Production Bulacan Bulacan FA 52 78,960.00
TOTAL 194 1,922,927.00
SIRAWAI
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Layer Chicken Production San Vicente San Vicente FA 20 2,625,040.00
San Nicolas San Nicolas FA 20
Balubuan Balubuan FA 20
 Doña Cecilia Dona Cecilia FA 20
TOTAL 80 2,625,040.00
TAMPILISAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Broiler Chicken Production Poblacion Tampilisan Subanen Minority Assoc. 9 192,500.00
New Dapitan 8
Lawaan 18
Camul 12
Znac 3
Sto. Niño 12
New Barili 9
Malila T. 11
Lumbayaw 17
Molos 1
Situbo 10
Farmington 10
Tubod 10
Tiningaan 10
Sandayong 10
Galingon 10
Cabong 10
Banbanan 10
Balacbaan 10
Tilubog 10
Native Chicken Production Poblacion 9 487,570.00
New Dapitan 8
Lawaan 18
Camul 12
Znac 3
Sto. Niño 12
New Barili 9
Malila T. 11
Lumbayaw 17
Molos 1
Situbo 10
Farmington 10
Tubod 10
Tiningaan 10
Sandayong 10
Galingon 10
Cabong 10
Banbanan 10
Balacbaan 10
Tilubog 10
Swine (Native) Production Poblacion 9 871,160.00
New Dapitan 8
Lawaan 18
Camul 12
Znac 3
Sto. Niño 12
New Barili 9
Malila T. 11
Lumbayaw 17
Molos 1
Situbo 10
Farmington 10
Tubod 10
Tiningaan 10
Sandayong 10
Galingon 10
Cabong 10
Banbanan 10
Balacbaan 10
Tilubog 10
TOTAL 600 1,551,230.00
KALAWIT
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn Production-Lowland- Cassava Production Pianon Pianon FA 91 1,635,650.00
Swine (Native) Production- Cassava Tugop Tugop Ips FA 60 449,980.00
Vegetable Production Gatas Gatas FA 45 82,900.00
TOTAL 196 5,270,990.00
PROVINCE WIDE
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn Production Teresita (Piñan) 44 1,960,200.00
Alvenda (Mutia) 44
San Jose (Sergio Osmeña) 44
Lapero (Sindangan) 44
Sioran (Godod) 44
Delucot (Godod) 44
Mangop (Leon Postigo) 44
Midatag (Leon Postigo) 44
Tiogan (Leon Postigo) 44
Situbo (Tampilisan) 44
TOTAL 440 1,960,200.00

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ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE—The Department of Agriculture (DA) – Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) in Regional Satellite Office (RSO) IX dispersed goats to its farmer-beneficiaries in Zamboanga del Norte on April 5, 2018. Twenty (20) SAAD farmer-beneficiaries under Dampalan Farmer’s…

DA-SAAD ZaNorte team plots series of Municipal-Wide Consultations

ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE—Department of Agriculture (DA) – Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Zamboanga del Norte (Regional Satellite Office IX/RSO IX) held Municipal Wide Consultations (MWC) in different barangays (brgys.) of Zamboanga del Norte from February until March 2018. The…

SAAD provides cows and caracows to Zamboanga del Norte

Over fifty (50) heads of cows/caracows have been distributed to different municipalities of Zamboanga del Norte from March to April 2018. DA-SAAD ZaNorte was launched in 2017 with two objectives, to increase productivity and establish self-sustaining agricultural enterprise communities. Sibutad…

DA Sec Piñol turns over P3M SAAD interventions to ZaNorte farmers

ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE, PHILIPPINES—Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol led the turnover of agricultural interventions in Olingan, Dipolog, Zamboanga del Norte, through his brainchild project called the Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) on March 22 – 23,…

Zamboanga del Norte farmer-beneficiaries receive banana plantlets from SAAD

SIAYAN, ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE, PHILIPPINES— The Department of Agriculture (DA) - Regional Field Office (RFO) IX provided five thousand (5000) banana plantlets to Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) farmer-beneficiaries in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, in support of…

SAAD distributes interventions through the Provincial-Wide Corn Production Project

ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE, PHILIPPINES—Forty-four (44) Department of Agriculture - Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program farmer-beneficiaries from Barangay Teresita, Municipality of Piñan, Zamboanga del Norte received farm inputs under the program’s Corn Production Project on February 22, 2018. The…

26 Zamboanga del Norte partner beneficiary-farmers receive livelihood support

ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE, PHILIPPINES—The Department of Agriculture - Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) delivers livelihood support to twenty-six (26) partner-beneficiary farmers in Barangays Dilawa, Sikitan, Luz Villa, and Sta. Fe (all from the municipality of Piñan) in Zamboanga del…

SAAD holds municipal-wide consultations in Sindangan and Siayan

ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE, PHILIPPINES—Municipal-wide consultations in Sindangan and Siayan were held to determine the opportunities in line with strengthening the Department of Agriculture–Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) interventions for 2019-2022. The separate sessions were held in the Municipal Agriculturist…

SAAD Zamboanga del Norte delivers more than 300 sacks organic fertilizer

December 20, 2017 | Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) team in Zamboanga del Norte delivered 385 sacks of organic fertilizer in the municipality of Kalawit under the area’s SAAD Corn Production Project for the year 2017.

SAAD distributes OPV corn seeds to beneficiaries in Zamboanga del Norte

September 28, 2017|”PUTTING HAPPINESS INTO THE LIVES OF OTHERS.”The Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program delivered OPV White Corn Seeds and organic fertilizers to the beneficiaries, the Lubukanan Farmers Association, in Barangay Daniel, Maing Kalawit, Zamboanga del Norte. Dubbed…

SAAD Program distributes corn seeds to beneficiaries in Zamboanga del Norte

September 06, 2017 | The DA-SAAD Program distributes OPV Corn Seeds to the beneficiaries – Lawigan Farmers Association in Labason, Zamboanga del Norte. Photos Courtesy of: SAAD ZaNorte Team

SAAD Program in Zamboanga del Norte trains beneficiaries on Natural Farming Systems Technology

DIPOLOG CITY – The Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program in partnership with the Local Government Unit of Dipolog City held a two-day technical training on Natural Farming Systems for the SAPAT sa DIWAN Project last July 11-12, 2017…

SAAD Program launches in Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte

DIPOLOG CITY — Smiles and laughter brightens the atmosphere as the Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program launches in Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte on June 13, 2017 at Virginia Elementary School, Brgy. Diwan, Dipolog City. SAAD Program Director Lerey…

SAAD Zanorte Team visits Provincial Administrator, acquires logistical support for SAAD Program

ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE – The Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Zanorte team, headed by Provincial Coordinator Ronilo Dusaban, paid a courtesy call to Dioniso Mandawe, acting provincial administrator, at Office of the Administrator in the said province on May 25,…

Salug LGU commits marketing support to SAAD partner-beneficiaries

SALUG, ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE – The local government of the Municipality of Sagul, Zamboanga del Norte committed as the ‘ready market’ for all the eggs that the Pacuhan and Liguac Farmers’ Association will produce. The two (2) farmers’ associations will receive livelihood assistance…

Team ZANORTE launches SAAD corn and coffee projects in Sebod, Roxas

May 19, 2017 | Team Zamboanga Del Norte formally launches the Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program’s P2m corn and coffee production projects at Barangay Sebod, Roxas in the said province, where 150 farmer-beneficiaries attended…

SAAD Program launches in Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte

ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE – The Department of Agriculture -Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program has officially taken off at Dampalan, Dapitan City with the initial delivery of 1,200 bags of organic fertilizer and 46,000 cassava stalks for the Cassava…

DA-SAAD ZANORTE to complement the LGU’s SAGIP Program in Liloy

April 22, 2017 | The Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Zamboanga del Norte (ZANORTE) staff meets with Liloy Mayor Felixberto Bolando (seated at the center) as the program will complement the local government unit’s Sustaining Agriculture through…

DA-SAAD ZANORTE team consults Dampalan Farmers’ Association members for their projects

April 19, 2017 | The Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Zamboanga del Norte (ZANORTE) team holds a consultation meeting with members of the Dampalan Farmers’ Association in Dapitan City for their Cassava Production and Goat Breeding…

SAAD visits mushroom facility prospect corn warehouse area in Zamboanga del Norte

  ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE – The Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) team in Zamboanga del Norte spend their post holy week touring at the Mushroom Production Facility in the municipality of Sibutad back-to-back with an ocular survey for corn…

SAAD partners with Agriculturists in three ZANORTE towns through series of dialogues

ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE – The Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) staff of Zambonga del Norte met with agriculturists in Dipolog, Dapitan, and La Libertad through a series of consultation dialogues to finalize the project proposals…

SAAD strengthens coordination with PAFC in Zamboanga del Norte

  ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE – The Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development Zamboanga del Norte (DA-SAAD ZANORTE) team joins the Provincial Agricultural and Fishery Council (PAFC) ZANORTE’s quarterly meeting for the first time last February 27 at…

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte
Republic of the Philippines

William D. Dar, Ph. D.
Secretary, Department of Agriculture

Myer G. Mula, Ph. D.
Program Director

                  

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