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Masbate

LEGENDS
rice Rice Production
organic Organic Agriculture
corn Corn Production
vegetable Vegetable Production
gardening Communal / Backyard Gardening
draft animal Draft Animal
chicken Chicken Production
goat Goat Production
ducks Duck Production
swine Swine Production

The province of Masbate is a coastal province which occupies the southeastern peninsula of Luzon. Its three major islands are Masbate, Ticao, and Burias. It has 20 municipalities, a capital city, and 550 barangays with a total land area of 404,770 ha. Based from the 2015 census, the province has a population of 892,393.

Masbate has vast grazing lands favorable for raising small and large ruminants like goats and cattle. It is characterized by rolling hills and discontinuous ranges of highlands and relatively broad bands of lowlands. Mt. Bagasimbahan is the island’s highest elevation (Masbate-Baleno-Aroroy) with an altitude of 697 meters. On its northwestern tip are limestone cliffs which rise almost perpendicularly from the waterline and has several bays indent to the coast of the island.

The province is also known as the Rodeo Capital of the Philippines. It has a mixture of Bicolano and Visayan cultures. Most of people in Masbate speaks Masbateno which is a Bisakol blend of Bikol, Capiznon, Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Waray-Waray, Romblomanon, and Tagalog. Other languages spoken in the island are Bikol, Tagalog, Cebuano, and English.

Farming is the main source of livelihood in the province of Masbate. According to PSA in 2015, the province ranked second in terms of farm area in the Bicol region with a total of 207,500 hectares in 59,353 farms.

Coconut, rice, corn, cassava, sweet potato, and mango are the major agricultural crops grown in the province. Rice is the highest in terms of volume of production with 156,032 mt while cassava topped in terms of yield at 7.23 mt/ha.

For livestock inventory in 2019, swine has the highest number at 114,786. For poultry, native chicken has 1,097,597 heads.

In the data released by PSA 2018, the province of Masbate produces 63,620.25 metric tons of fishes which have a value of Php 5,367,798.01. For commercial fishes, the province produced 12,809.15 metric tons amounting to Php 745,567.52.

PSA’s 2018 data shows that the poverty incidence among families in the province is 25%. From its 35.5% poverty rate in 2015, it has decreased to 9.7%.

The annual per capital poverty threshold in the province in 2018 is Php 22,907.00 to meet basic food and non-food needs, such as clothing, housing, transportation, health, and education expenses.

Agricultural Sector

In FY 2018, SAAD allocated a total budget of Php 32,518,666.23 for the province’s agricultural livelihood projects, covering 4,995 individual farmer beneficiaries and 17 farmer groups.

For FY 2019, a budget allocation of Php 58,916,005.00 covered 1,602 individual farmer beneficiaries and 39 farmer groups.

The municipalities covered are Monreal, San Pascual, Balud, Mandaon, Esperanza, and Pio V Corpuz. The province and the above-mentioned municipalities were chosen based on their poverty incidence.

2018

BALUD
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Backyard Gardening Casamongan 4 6,002.54
Villa Alvarez 5 3,001.27
Communal Gardening Dao 20 539,398.89
Palani 3
Panubigan 47
Tonga 5
Ilaya 15
Communal Gardening Panubigan 1 11,464.00
Communal Gardening with Goat Panubigan 1 105,000.00
Corn Production Ilaya 1 2,000.00
Pajo 1 2,000.00
Palani 2 4,000.00
Panubigan 2 4,000.00
Poblacion 4 8,000.00
San Andres 4 8,000.00
Villa Alvarez 1 2,000.00
Corn Post-Harvest Ilaya Balud Ilaya Farmers Association (BIAFA) 30 330,000.00
Corn with Backyard Gardening Ilaya 2 16,005.08
Draft Animal Dispersal Ilaya 2 70,000.00
Goat Production Ilaya 1 105,000.00
Panubigan 1 105,000.00
Duck Production Panubigan 1 11,464.00
Native chicken Production Ilaya 1 17,500.00
Panubigan 3 52,500.00
Rice Post-Harvest Panubigan Nagkakaisang Samahan Tungo sa Kaunlaran ng Brgy. Panubiga (NAMATUKA) 30 70,000.00
Ilaya Ilaya – Dao Farmers Association 15 70,000.00
Dao 15
Rice Production Casamongan 2 6,058.00
Danao 135 408,915.00
Dao 23 69,667.00
Guinbanuahan 118 357,422.00
Ilaya 85 257,465.00
Mabuhay 68 205,972.00
Pajo 150 454,350.00
Palani 63 190,827.00
Panguiranan 18 54,522.00
Panubigan 61 184,769.00
Poblacion 12 36,348.00
Pulanduta 22 66,638.00
Sampad 3 9,087.00
San Andres 8 24,232.00
Tonga 39 118,131.00
Victory 1 3,029.00
Villa Alvarez 35 106,015.00
Rice Production with Backyard Gardening Casamongan 17 64,998.71
Dao 1 16,534.71
Ilaya 17 51,508.01
Palani 10 37,793.17
Panguiranan 3 10,587.63
Villa Alvarez 14 45,107.14
Rice Production with Backyard Gardening, and Draft Animal Ilaya 1 39,529.63
Rice Production with Backyard Gardening, and Native Chicken Ilaya 1 22,029.63
Rice Production  with Backyard Gardening, and Swine Ilaya 1 145,529.63
Rice and Chicken Production Ilaya 2 41,058.00
Panubigan 1 20,529.00
Rice Production with Communal Gardening Dao 37 112,073.00
Panubigan 23 69,667.00
Tonga 16 48,464.00
Rice Production with Communal Gardening, and Draft Animal Panubigan 2 76,058.00
Rice Production with Communal Gardening, and Duck Panubigan 3 43,479.00
Rice Production with Communal Gardening, and Goat Panubigan 4 432,116.00
Rice Production with Communal Gardening, and Native Chicken Panubigan 4 82,116.00
Rice Production with Communal Gardening, and Swine Panubigan 1 144,029.00
Rice and Corn Production Dao 1 5,029.00
Guinbanuahan 1 5,029.00
Ilaya 4 20,116.00
Palani 1 5,029.00
San Andres 1 5,029.00
Villa Alvarez 1 5,029.00
Rice with Corn, and Backyard Gardening Panguiranan 1 6,529.50
Villa Alvarez 1 6,529.50
Rice with Corn, and Chicken Production Ilaya 1 22,529.00
Rice with Corn Production and Communal Gardening Palani 2 10,058.00
Panubigan 4 20,116.00
Rice with Corn, and Swine Production Ilaya 1 146,029.00
Rice with Corn, Backyard Gardening, and Goat Production Ilaya 1 111,529.50
Rice with Corn, Communal Gardening Dao 2 10,058.00
Rice with Corn, Communal Gardening, and Native Chicken Production Panubigan 4 90,116.00
Rice with Corn, Communal Gardening, and Swine Panubigan 2 292,058.00
Rice Production with Draft Animal Ilaya 1 38,029.00
Panubigan 2 76,058.00
Rice with Goat Production Ilaya 3 324,087.00
Panubigan 3 324,087.00
TOTAL 1,255 7,122,064.54
ESPERANZA
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Backyard Gardening Agoho 27 18,007.61
Almero 8 12,005.08
Backyard Gardening with Duck Almero 1 13,804.99
Backyard Gardening with Native Chicken Almero 1 18,999.30
Communal Gardening Agoho 33 539,476.11
Almero 15
Domorog 9
Guadalupe 9
Sorososimbahan 3
Tawad 11
Villa 9
Communal Gardening Almero 1 35,000.00
Communal Gardening with Native Chicken Almero 1 17,500.00
Communal Gardening with Swine Almero 1 141,000.00
Corn Production Agoho 10 20,000.00
Almero 11 22,000.00
Corn Post-Harvest Almero Almero Corn Farmers Association (ACFA) 30 330,000.00
Corn with Backyard Gardening Agoho 2 19,006.35
Almero 14 46,010.16
Corn with Backyard Gardening, and Goat Almero 4 322,500.64
Corn with Backyard Gardening, and Native chicken Almero 2 42,001.27
Corn with Communal Gardening Agoho 1 2,000.00
Almero 18 20,000.00
Corn with Communal Gardening, and Draft Animal Almero 1 37,000.00
Corn with Communal Gardening, Goat, and Draft Animal Almero 1 142,000.00
Corn with Communal Gardening, and Native Chicken Almero 6 117,000.00
Corn with Communal Gardening, and Swine Almero 1 143,000.00
Corn with Goat Production Almero 1 107,000.00
Corn with Native Chicken Production Agoho 1 19,500.00
Almero 3 58,500.00
Swine Production Agoho 1 141,000.00
Goat Production Almero 1 105,000.00
Duck Production Guadalupe 1 11,464.00
Villa 1 11,464.00
Native Chicken Production Agoho 2 35,000.00
Rice Post-harvest Production Baras Baras Farmers Association 30 140,000.00
Baras Maghuhumay ng Baras Farmers 30
Rice Production Agoho 4 12,116.00
Almero 2 6,058.00
Baras 1 3,029.00
Domorog 9 27,261.00
Guadalupe 5 15,145.00
Sorososimbahan 2 6,058.00
Villa 3 9,087.00
Rice Production with Backyard Gardening Agoho 7 23,904.14
Almero 2 8,759.14
Baras 5 16,945.76
Rice Production with Communal Gardening Agoho 10 30,290.00
Almero 5 15,145.00
Baras 78 236,262.00
Domorog 1 3,029.00
Guadalupe 11 33,319.00
Sorososimbahan 16 48,464.00
Tawad 9 27,261.00
Villa 4 12,116.00
Rice Production with Communal Gardening, and Goat Baras 1 108,029.00
Rice Production with Communal Gardening, and Swine Baras 1 144,029.00
Rice with Corn Production Almero 4 20,116.00
Domorog 8 40,232.00
Rice with Corn, and Backyard Gardening Agoho 1 6,529.50
Rice with Corn Production and Communal Gardening Agoho 3 15,087.00
Rice with Corn, and Draft Animals Almero 1 40,029.00
Rice with Corn, Backyard Gardening Almero 2 11,558.50
Rice with Corn, Communal Gardening, and Goat Agoho 1 110,029.00
Rice with Corn, Communal Gardening, and Swine Almero 1 287,029.00
Rice with Corn, Communal Gardening, Goat, and Draft Animal Almero 1 145,029.00
Rice with Corn, Goat, and Draft Animals Almero 2 220,058.00
TOTAL 501 4,369,243.55
MANDAON
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Backyard Gardening Nanipsan 4 6,002.54
Pinamangcaan 13 9,003.81
San Juan 3 3,001.27
Communal Gardening Alas 24 539,288.19
Centro 5
Dayao 9
Nanipsan 6
Pinamangcaan 20
San Juan 15
Communal Gardening with Native Chicken Centro 1 17,500.00
Corn Production Alas 2 4,000.00
Centro 14 28,000.00
Nanipsan 2 4,000.00
San Juan 1 2,000.00
Corn Post-Harvest Tagpu Tagpu Integrated Multi-purpose Cooperative (CDA) 30 330,000.00
Draft Animal Dispersal Nanipsan 1 35,000.00
Swine Production Nanipsan 1 141,000.00
Goat Production Centro 2 210,000.00
Nanipsan 4 420,000.00
Duck Production Dayao 1 11,464.00
Native Chicken Centro 6 105,000.00
Nanipsan 6 105,000.00
Rice Post-Harvest Centro Mandaon Farmers Association Incorporation 30 140,000.00
Centro Centro Mandaon Farmers Association Inc 100
Rice Production Alas 134 405,886.00
Centro 64 193,856.00
Dayao 214 648,206.00
Nanipsan 66 199,914.00
Pinamangcaan 76 230,204.00
San Juan 144 436,176.00
Tagpu 119 360,451.00
Rice with Backyard Gardening Alas 31 114,907.88
Centro 8 37,737.71
Dayao 21 74,113.44
Nanipsan 6 25,677.17
Pinamangcaan 28 92,315.17
San Juan 8 31,735.17
Rice with Communal Gardening Alas 33 99,957.00
Centro 16 48,464.00
Dayao 60 130,247.00
Nanipsan 5 15,145.00
Pinamangcaan 5 15,145.00
San Juan 20 60,580.00
Rice with Communal Gardening, and Goat Centro 1 108,029.00
Rice with Communal Gardening, and Native Chicken Centro 1 20,529.00
Dayao 1 20,529.00
Rice with Communal Gardening, and Swine Nanipsan 1 144,029.00
Rice with Draft Animal Alas 3 114,087.00
Centro 2 76,058.00
Dayao 2 76,058.00
Rice with Duck  Production Centro 1 14,493.00
Rice with Goat  Production Centro 1 213,029.00
Rice with Native Chicken  Production Centro 3 44,087.00
Rice with Swine  Production Centro 3 432,087.00
TOTAL 1,377 6,593,992.35
MONREAL
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Communal Gardening Cantorna 22 539,118.47
Maglambong 76
Sto. Niño 29
Communal Gardening with Duck Maglambong 1 11,464.00
Communal Gardening with Goat Maglambong 1 105,000.00
Communal Gardening with Native Chicken Maglambong 1 17,500.00
Cantorna 1 17,500.00
Corn Production Cantorna 9 18,000.00
Macarthur 9 18,000.00
Maglambong 2 4,000.00
Rizal 7 14,000.00
Sto. Niño 6 12,000.00
Corn Post-Harvest Macarthur Macarthur Cogon Peoples’ Organization (MACPO) 30 330,000.00
Corn with Backyard Gardening Cantorna 8 23,503.18
Maglambong 6 27,006.35
Corn with Communal Gardening Cantorna 1 2,000.00
Maglambong 1 2,000.00
Corn with Communal Gardening and Goat Cantorna 1 107,000.00
Maglambong 2 214,000.00
Corn with Communal Gardening and Draft Animal Maglambong 1 37,000.00
Corn with Communal Gardening and Native chicken Maglambong 1 19,500.00
Swine Production Cantorna 1 141,000.00
Maglambong 3 423,000.00
Goat Production Cantorna 4 420,000.00
Maglambong 4 420,000.00
Native Chicken with Backyard Gardening Cantorna 1 19,000.63
Maglambong 2 38,001.27
Native Chicken with Backyard Gardening, and Duck Cantorna 1 30,464.63
Native Chicken with Goat Maglambong 1 122,500.00
Rice Post-Harvest Maglambong Maglambong – Cantorna, Monreal Farmers Association (MAGCAMONFA) 15 70,000.00
Cantorna 15
Macarthur Macarthur Monreal Farmers Association 30 70,000.00
Rice Production Cantorna 2 6,058.00
Maglambong 1 3,029.00
Cantorna 83 311,432.38
Macarthur 35 131,525.79
Rice with Backyard Gardening Maglambong 33 150,978.57
Rizal 14 49,909.17
Sto. Niño 12 45,351.81
Rice with Backyard Gardening, and Swine Production Cantorna 1 145,529.63
Rice with Communal Gardening Cantorna 2 6,058.00
Maglambong 17 51,493.00
Sto. Niño 5 15,145.00
Rice with Communal Gardening, and Duck Sto. Niño 1 14,493.00
Rice with Communal Gardening, and Goat Maglambong 1 108,029.00
Rice with Communal Gardening, and Native Chicken Cantorna 1 20,529.00
Maglambong 1 20,529.00
Rice with Communal Gardening, Duck and Draft Animal Cantorna 1 38,029.00
Rice with Corn Production Cantorna 2 10,058.00
Rice with Corn and Backyard Gardening Cantorna 3 16,587.50
Maglambong 1 6,529.50
Rice with Corn and Communal  Gardening Cantorna 1 5,029.00
Maglambong 6 30,174.00
Rice with Corn, Communal  Gardening and Draft Animal Maglambong 1 40,029.00
Rice with Corn, Communal  Gardening and Duck Maglambong 1 16,493.00
Rice with Corn, Communal  Gardening and Native chicken Maglambong 2 45,058.00
Rice with Draft Animal, and Backyard Gardening Cantorna 2 77,558.50
Rice with Duck, and Backyard Gardening Cantorna 1 15,993.50
Rice with Native Chicken Production Cantorna 2 31,058.00
Rice with Native Chicken Production and Backyard Gardening Cantorna 2 62,558.50
Maglambong 1 13,279.50
TOTAL 527 4,761,083.88
PIO V. CORPUZ
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Cabangarayan 4 6,002.54
Backyard Gardening Guindawahan 1 1,500.63
Lampuyang 41 15,006.35
Backyard Gardening with Draft Animal Lampuyang 2 72,611.10
Backyard Gardening with Native Chicken Guindawahan 1 18,999.52
Lampuyang 1 18,999.43
Backyard Gardening with Swine Lampuyang 1 142,500.51
Communal Gardening Cabangarayan 21 509,651.79
Guindawahan 62
Lampuyang 14
Communal Gardening with Draft Animal Guindawahan 1 35,000.00
Communal Gardening with Goat Guindawahan 1 105,000.00
Corn Production Cabangarayan 16 32,000.00
Guindawahan 29 58,000.00
Lampuyang 32 64,000.00
Corn Post-Harvest Lampuyang Corn Farmers Association (Lampuyang) 30 330,000.00
Corn with Backyard Gardening Guindawahan 3 10,501.91
Lampuyang 1 3,500.64
Corn with Communal Gardening and Duck Lampuyang 1 13,464.00
Corn with Communal Gardening and Goat Lampuyang 1 107,000.00
Corn with Goat Production Guindawahan 1 107,000.00
Draft Animal Dispersal Lampuyang 2 70,000.00
Swine Production Guindawahan 1 141,000.00
Lampuyang 2 282,000.00
Goat Production Guindawahan 2 210,000.00
Cabangarayan 1 17,500.00
Native Chicken Guindawahan 3 45,000.00
Lampuyang 4 70,000.00
Native Chicken with Draft animal Guindawahan 1 52,500.00
Rice Post-Harvest Cabangarayan Bidsiliw Rice Farmer Association 51 70,000.00
Guindawahan Guindawahan Rice Farmer Association 30 70,000.00
Rice Production Cabangarayan 185 560,365.00
Guindawahan 72 218,088.00
Lampuyang 63 190,827.00
Rice with Backyard Gardening Cabangarayan 1 4,529.63
Guindawahan 17 52,993.63
Lampuyang 3 13,588.90
Rice with Backyard Gardening, and Goat Guindawahan 1 109,529.63
Lampuyang 1 109,529.63
Rice with Backyard Gardening, and Native Chicken Guindawahan 1 22,029.63
Rice with Chicken Production Lampuyang 1 20,529.00
Rice with Communal Gardening Cabangarayan 9 27,261.00
Guindawahan 2 6,058.00
Lampuyang 4 12,116.00
Rice with Communal Gardening, and chicken Lampuyang 1 20,529.00
Rice with Communal Gardening, and Goat Lampuyang 1 108,029.00
Rice with Communal Gardening, and Swine Lampuyang 1 144,029.00
Rice with Corn Production Cabangarayan 9 45,261.00
Guindawahan 7 35,203.00
Lampuyang 6 30,174.00
Rice with Corn, and Backyard Gardening Guindawahan 4 21,616.50
Rice with Corn, and Communal Gardening Lampuyang 3 15,087.00
Rice with Corn, and Duck Production Lampuyang 1 16,493.00
Rice with Corn, and Goat Production Guindawahan 1 110,029.00
Lampuyang 1 110,029.00
Rice with Corn, and Native Chicken Production Guindawahan 1 22,529.00
Rice with Corn, Communal Gardening, and Goat Production Lampuyang 1 110,029.00
Rice with Draft Animal Guindawahan 1 38,029.00
Rice with Duck Production Guindawahan 1 14,493.00
Rice with Goat Production Guindawahan 1 108,029.00
TOTAL 761 4,975,771.97
SAN PASCUAL
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Backyard Gardening Boca Chica 1 1,500.63
Halabangbaybay 12 9,003.81
Iniwaran 15 4,501.90
Mapanique 2 3,001.27
Quintina 6 9,003.81
San Pedro 5 4,501.90
Backyard Gardening with Draft Animal Halabangbaybay 1 35,960.41
Backyard Gardening with Duck Iniwaran 1 12,604.48
Halabangbaybay 1 105,330.14
Backyard Gardening with Native Chicken Halabangbaybay 1 19,030.65
Quintina 2 37,992.27
Backyard Gardening with Swine Halabangbaybay 1 142,500.45
Communal Gardening Boca Chica 28 538,287.77
Bolod 15
Cueva 9
Halabangbaybay 17
Iniwaran 15
Mabuhay 5
Mapanique 13
Nazareno 4
Pinamasingan 5
Quintina 11
San Pedro 24
Sta. Cruz 11
Terraplin 5
Communal Gardening with Draft Animal Quintina 1 35,000.00
Communal Gardening with Goat Halabangbaybay 1 105,000.00
Quintina 1 105,000.00
Communal Gardening with Native Chicken Halabangbaybay 1 17,500.00
Corn Production Halabangbaybay 24 48,000.00
Iniwaran 7 14,000.00
Laurente 1 2,000.00
Mapanique 1 2,000.00
Quintina 11 22,000.00
Corn Post-Harvest Halabangbaybay Samahan ng Magsasaka ng Halabangbaybay (SAMAHABA) 30 330,000.00
Corn with Backyard Gardening Halabangbaybay 5 17,503.18
Iniwaran 7 21,503.18
Corn with Backyard Gardening, and Draft Animal Halabangbaybay 1 38,500.64
Iniwaran 1 38,500.64
Corn with Backyard Gardening, and Native Chicken Quintina 1 21,000.64
Corn with Communal Gardening Halabangbaybay 16 20,000.00
Iniwaran 2 4,000.00
Quintina 7 14,000.00
Corn with Communal Gardening, and Draft Animal Halabangbaybay 2 74,000.00
Quintina 2 70,000.00
Quintina 1 37,000.00
Corn with Communal Gardening, and Native Chicken Quintina 1 57,000.00
Corn with Goat Production Iniwaran 1 107,000.00
Corn with Native chicken Production Halabangbaybay 1 19,500.00
Swine Production Halabangbaybay 1 141,000.00
Iniwaran 2 282,000.00
Quintina 1 141,000.00
Goat Production Halabangbaybay 3 315,000.00
Iniwaran 4 420,000.00
Quintina 4 420,000.00
Native Chicken Halabangbaybay 3 52,500.00
Iniwaran 6 105,000.00
Quintina 2 35,000.00
Rice Post-Harvest Mapanique Mapanique Farmers Association 30 70,000.00
Rice Production Boca Chica 29 87,841.00
Bolod 9 27,261.00
Cueva 12 36,348.00
Halabangbaybay 5 15,145.00
Kibuaya 4 12,116.00
Laurente 3 9,087.00
Mapanique 32 96,928.00
Nazareno 6 18,174.00
Pinamasingan 8 24,232.00
Quintina 1 3,029.00
San Jose 5 15,145.00
San Pedro 8 24,232.00
San Rafael 2 6,058.00
Sta. Cruz 13 39,377.00
Rice with Backyard Gardening Boca Chica 2 9,059.27
Mapanique 3 13,588.90
Rice with Communal Gardening Boca Chica 7 21,203.00
Cueva 10 30,290.00
Halabangbaybay 1 3,029.00
Mapanique 1 3,029.00
Nazareno 1 3,029.00
Pinamasingan 5 15,145.00
San Pedro 6 18,174.00
Sta. Cruz 4 12,116.00
Rice with Corn Production Quintina 1 5,029.00
Rice with Corn, and Backyard Gardening Halabangbaybay 1 6,529.50
Quintina 3 16,587.50
TOTAL 574 4,696,509.94

2019

BALUD
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production
(Package 1) Ilaya Balud Ilaya Farmers Association (BIAFA) 30 1,461,815.00
(Package 2) Pulanduta Pulandua Farmers Association 30 2,727,608.00
(Package 3) Panubigan Samahan ng Magsasaka ng Panubigan 30 262,351.00
Tonga Tonga Rice Farmers Association 30 262,351.00
Villa Alvarez Villa Alvarez Farmers Association 30 262,351.00
Organic Rice Production Ilaya Brgy. Ilaya Agro Forestry Farmers Association (BIAFA) 30 24,007.00
Corn Production San Andres Tambobo San Andres Farmers Association 30 713,650.00
Vegetable Production – Communal Tonga Tonga Farmers Association 30 1,415,400.00
Native Chicken Production with housing Ilaya 15 367,500.00
Panubigan 15 367,500.00
Duck Production with housing Panubigan 5 135,000.00
Goat Production with housing Ilaya 6 990,000.00
Swine Production with housing Ilaya 3 165,000.00
Panubigan 1 55,000.00
Draft Animal dispersal Ilaya 4 140,000.00
TOTAL 289 9,349,533.00
ESPERANZA
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production
(Package 1) Baras Maghuhumay ng Baras Farmers 30 1,461,815.00
(Package 3) Baras Baras Rice Farmers Association (BARIFA) 30 262,351.00
Organic Rice Production Magsaysay Magsaysay Farmers Association 30 24,007.00
Corn Production Masbaranon Masbaranon Farmers Association (MAFA) 30 943,100.00
Vegetable Production – Communal Cabangrayan Cabangrayan HVCDP Farmers Association 30 1,415,400.00
Native Chicken Production with housing Domorog 10 245,000.00
Duck Production with housing Tawad 5 135,000.00
Goat Production with housing Almero 9 1,485,000.00
San Roque 1 165,000.00
Swine Production with housing Almero 8 350,000.00
Domorog 7 317,500.00
Draft Animal dispersal Domorog 2 70,000.00
TOTAL 192 6,874,173.00
MANDAON
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production
(Package 1) Centro Centro Mandaon Farmers Association Inc. 75 1,461,815.00
Nanipsan Nanipsan Mandaon Farmers Association Inc. 30 1,461,815.00
(Package 2) Centro Mandaon Farmers Association 30 2,727,608.00
(Package 3) Dayao Association Bon-oco Dayao Integrated Multi-Purpose Rural Improvement Cooperative Inc (BODIMRIC) 30 262,351.00
Dayao Dayao Kaunlaran Farmers Association 30 262,351.00
Alas Alas Livelihood Farmers Association 30 262,351.00
Organic Rice Production Tagpu Tagpu Integrated Multi-purpose Cooperative (CDA) 30 24,007.00
Vegetable Production – Communal Pinamangcaan Pinamangcaan Irrigators Association Incorporation 30 1,415,400.00
Native Chicken Production with housing Alas 1 24,500.00
Cabitan 2 49,000.00
Centro 3 73,500.00
Dayao 4 98,000.00
Nanipsan 5 122,500.00
Duck Production with housing Centro 1 27,000.00
Nanipsan 1 27,000.00
Goat Production with housing Centro 8 1,320,000.00
Dayao 1 165,000.00
Nanipsan 18 2,970,000.00
Swine Production with housing Centro 10 415,000.00
Nanipsan 7 317,500.00
Draft Animal dispersal Dayao 4 140,000.00
TOTAL 350 13,626,698.00
MONREAL
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production
(Package 1) Macarthur Macathur Monreal Farmers Association 30 1,461,815.00
(Package 3) Sto. Niño Sto. Niño Monreal Farmers Association (St. MOFA) 30 262,351.00
Maglambong Maglambong – Cantorna, Monreal Farmers Association (MAGCAMONFA) 15 262,351.00
Cantorna 15
Organic Rice Production Cantorna Cantorna Monreal Organic Farmers Association (CAMOFA) 30 91,586.00
Corn Production Cantorna Monreal Corn Farmers Association 15 801,900.00
Maglambong 15
Macarthur 15
Vegetable Production – Communal Maglambong Maglambong – Cantorna, Monreal Fruit and Vegetable Farmers Association (MAGCAMOFAVEFA) 15 1,415,400.00
Cantorna 15
Native Chicken Production with housing Cantorna 25 612,500.00
Maglambong 10 245,000.00
Sto. Niño 8 196,000.00
Duck Production with housing Cantorna 3 81,000.00
Macarthur 1 27,000.00
Goat Production with housing Cantorna 3 495,000.00
Maglambong 14 2,145,000.00
Swine Production with housing Cantorna 2 155,000.00
Maglambong 4 220,000.00
Draft Animal dispersal Maglambong 2 70,000.00
TOTAL 267 8,541,903.00
PIO V. CORPUZ
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production
(Package 1) Cabangrayan Cabangrayan Farmers Association 30 1,461,815.00
(Package 3) Guindawahan Guindawahan Farmers Association 30 262,351.00
Lampuyang Calambuan Farmers Association 30 262,351.00
Organic Rice Production Guindawahan Guindawahan Organic Agriculture Farmers Association 30 24,007.00
Corn Production Guindawahan Guindawahan Corn Organization 30 943,100.00
Vegetable Production – Communal Guadalupe Guadalupe Vegetable Farmers Association (GAVEFA) 30 1,415,400.00
Native Chicken Production with housing Cabangrayan 24 588,000.00
Lampuyang 16 392,000.00
Duck Production with housing Cabangrayan 3 81,000.00
Goat Production with housing Buenasuerte 1 165,000.00
Cabangrayan 28 4,620,000.00
Guindawahan 10 1,650,000.00
Labigan 3 495,000.00
Lampuyang 4 660,000.00
Poblacion 1 165,000.00
Tubog 3 495,000.00
Swine Production with housing Cabangrayan 5 252,500.00
Draft Animal dispersal Lampuyang 2 70,000.00
TOTAL 280 14,002,524.00
SAN PASCUAL
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production
(Package 1) Halabangbaybay San Pascual Farmers Association 30 1,461,815.00
(Package 3) San Rafael Lukban San Rafael Farmers Irrigators Association (LUSAFRIA) 30 262,351.00
Bolod Bolod Farmers Association 30 262,351.00
Organic Rice Production Halabangbaybay Samahan ng Magsasakang Buhay Organiko (SAMBUKO) 30 24,007.00
Corn Production Halabangbaybay Halabangbaybay Farmers Association 30 784,250.00
Vegetable Production – Communal Halabangbaybay San Pascual Vegetable Grower Organization 30 1,415,400.00
Native Chicken Production with housing Halabangbaybay 8 196,000.00
Iniwaran 5 122,500.00
Quintina 4 98,000.00
Duck Production with housing Iniwaran 1 27,000.00
Goat Production with housing Quintina 7 1,155,000.00
Swine Production with housing Iniwaran 3 135,000.00
Halabangbaybay 5 180,000.00
Mapanique 8 288,000.00
Quintina 1 39,500.00
Draft Animal dispersal Boca Chica 1 35,000.00
Bolod 1 35,000.00
TOTAL 224 6,521,174.00

Fishery Sector

Cataingan, Placer, Cawayan, Mandaon, and Balud are the five municipalities covered by SAAD Program in Masbate for FYs 2018 and 2019.

The province had a budget of Php 14,746,195.50 in FY 2018 and Php 9,673,161.00 in FY, 2019 for its livelihood projects. A total of 1,026 individuals and 19 groups of SAAD beneficiaries were given livelihood projects, which are Motorized Fiberglass Banca with Fishing Gear, Crab Fattening, Collapsible Crab Pot, Crab Pot, Collapsible Dryer, Bangus Cage, Grouper Cage, and Aquasilviculture.

2018

BALUD
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Motorized Fiberglass Banca Salvacion & Panguiranan 50 2,000,000.00
Drift Gill Net Salvacion & Panguiranan 50 500,000.00
Collapsible Crab Pot Jintotolo Island 148 1,890,000.00
TOTAL 248 4,390,000.00
MANDAON
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Motorized Fiberglass Banca Maolingon & Guincaiptan 60 2,400,000.00
Drift Gill Net Maolingon & Guincaiptan 60 600,000.00
Subtotal     120 3,000,000.00
CATAINGAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Motorized Fiberglass Banca Madamba, Matayum & Aguada 40 1,600,000.00
Bottom Set Gill Net Madamba, Matayum & Aguada 40 300,000.00
TOTAL     80 1,900,000.00
PLACER
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Motorized Fiberglass Banca Taboc & Katipunan 40 1,600,000.00
Drift Gill Net Taboc & Katipunan 7 70,000.00
Squid Jigger Taboc 14 54,600.00
Multiple Longline Katipunan 19 79,800.00
Aquasilviculture Project (5 units) (2018) Taboc 1 5 468,230.00
TOTAL   85 2,272,630.00
CAWAYAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Motorized Fiberglass Banca Divisoria, Poblacion, Mahayahay, Recodo & Naro 61 2,440,000.00
Drift Gill Net Divisoria, Poblacion, Mahayahay, Recodo & Naro 26 260,000.00
Crab Ebtangling Poblacion, Divisoria & Naro 7 45,500.00
Bottom Set Gill Net Naro 20 150,000.00
Multiple Longline Poblacion & Divisoria 7 29,400.00
Grouper Cage Culture (1 module) Recodo 1 258,665.50
TOTAL   121 3,183,565.50

2019

BALUD
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Crab Fattening Salvacion 1 10 865,000.00
Crab Pot Jintotolo Island 15 420,000.00
Collapsible Dryer Panguiranan 1 28 350,000.00
TOTAL 53 1,635,000.00
MANDAON
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Bangus Cage Maolingon 2 20 663,261.00
Grouper Cage Maolingon 2 16 719,300.00
Collapsible Dryer Maolingon 1 30 350,000.00
Crab Fattening Laguinbanua 1 10 865,000.00
TOTAL   76 2,597,561.00
CATAINGAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Crab Fattening Madamba 1 10 865,000.00
Aquasilviculture Madamba 1 10 961,000.00
Subtotal   20 1,826,000.00
PLACER
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Grouper Cage (2019) Taboc 2 16 719,300.00
Aquasilviculture (2019) Taboc 2 10 961,000.00
Subtotal   20 1,680,300.00
CAWAYAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Collapsible Dryer (2019) Naro 1 21 350,000.00
Grouper Cage ( 2 module) (2019) Recodo 2 16 719,300.00
Crab Fattening (2019) Naro 1 10 865,000.00
TOTAL 47 1,934,300.00

Php 2.46M worth of livelihood benefits 585 farmers

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SAAD promises come true in Bicol

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290 farmers in Masbate undergo Upland Rice and Rainfed Rice Training

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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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