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Negros Oriental

LEGENDS
swine Swine Production
cattle Cattle Fattening Projects
goat Goat Production
chicken Chicken / Native Chicken Production
egg Egg Production
carabao Draft Animals
corn Corn Production
rice Rice Production
organic Urban Organic Gardening
vegetable Vegetable Production
cacao Cacao Production
hvc High Value Crop Production
fertilizer Organic Fertilizer
livelihood Livelihood Project
facilities Post-Harvest Facilities
equipment Agricultural Equipment
machine Farm Machineries and Equipment
mill Provision of Corn Mill

The Island of Negros is originally called Buglas, an old Hiligaynon word which means “to cut off”. It refers to the dark-skinned natives that lived on the island which was later on changed to Negros by the Spanish invaders. It is considered as the fourth largest island in the Philippines and comprises the highly urbanized city of Bacolod and the provinces of Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental, along with its corresponding outlying islands and islets. Negros is noted for being the nation’s prime producer and exporter of sugar.  Sugarcane plantation is prevalent in the agricultural areas of the island. Then, followed by the organic agricultural products such as corn, rice, and coconut. Meanwhile, in the coastal areas, fishing is considered as the main source of livelihood. The principal products grown are sugarcane, cassava, coconut, corn and rice. 

Negros Oriental faces Cebu to the east across the Tañon Strait and Siquijor to the south-east. It has a total land area of 538,553 hectares. The province has three different climates: the tropical monsoon, tropical rainforest and the tropical savanna climate. The province also lies outside the typhoon belt.

Negros Oriental has 3 districts comprising 6 component cities and 19 municipalities with a total of 557 barangays.

Like most people in the country, people in Negros Oriental are involved in the agriculture industry.

Among the provinces in Central Visayas, Cebu has the highest number of farms while Negros Oriental ranked second with 137,100 number of farms, covering 228,000 hectares.

The major crops in Negros Oriental. Aside from palay and corn, there are other major crops that are produced in the province. These are sugarcane, coconut (with husk), banana, banana saba, and cassava. These are the top 5 other crops in the province based on the volume of production of Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) as of 2018. Sugarcane production is very dominant in the province with a volume of production of 2,179,531.33 metric tons yielding 55.65 metric tons per hectare. It is followed by coconut (with husk) and banana with a volume of production of 153,049.71 metric tons and 70,449.52 respectively.

The major livestock and poultry in the province based on July 1, 2019 PSA data recorded that there are 2,326,732 total heads of chicken (broiler: 389,976 heads, layer: 59,967 heads, and native/improved: 1,876,789 heads) in the province. For the livestock, swine has the greatest number of heads, 268,508 heads both for backyard and commercial purposes. It is followed by goats with a total of 186,011 heads both for backyard and commercial purposes.

In terms of fisheries production, 2019 PSA data shows that Negros Oriental contributed with a total of 12,772.89 metric tons from the three fisheries subsectors (aquaculture, commercial, & municipal fishing). Of the three subsectors, municipal fishing contributed with the most with a total of 5,270.18 metric tons while aquaculture has the least with 3,231.07 metric tons.

In the municipal fishing sub-sector or the top producing sub sector, the top three fishery commodities are: big eyed scad (matambaka), fimbrigate sardines (tunsoy), and squid (pusit). In aquaculture, milkfish and seaweeds contributed the most with 1,464.48 & 1,166.44 metric tons respectively. For commercial fishing, Big eyed scad (matambaka) is also the top harvested species. Round scad (galunggong) and sardines also contributed.      

Total area for brackishwater aquaculture is 2,896.5 has. while for freshwater fishponds is 28,272 has. Vannamei, prawn, tilapia and bangus are the species being cultured. Others are freshwater fish cages (1.77 has.) for tilapia, marine fish cages (3 has.) for bangus and siganids, and marine fish pen (5 has.) also for bangus and siganids.

From the Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA) data of 2015, Negros Oriental has a total population of 1,354,995 individuals or 310,673 households. The annual income of the province is   ₱1,910,571,458.64 which resulted to increased poverty incidence of 38.7% or 138,029 families and 45% or 694,293 individuals among population.

According to the latest data from PSA, the poverty incidence of Negros Oriental decreased from 38.7% down in 2015 to 32.4% in 2018. In the year 2020, it is now down to down to 26.1% due to the rapid increase in economic growth.

In terms of the poverty incidence situation in Negros Oriental, the municipality of Bindoy has the highest poverty incidence while city of Dumaguete has the lowest.

Agriculture Sector

All municipalities of Negros Oriental are included in SAAD Program except for Guihulngan City since during the planning stage, all municipalities submitted their project proposals except for Guihulngan City.There are 1,076 individual beneficiaries and 30 groups (1,692 farmers) benefited in 2017. The projects are either implemented by the Department of Agriculture or the LGU through fund transfer.

From 2018 to 2020, SAAD Negros Oriental gave assistance to 140 farmers and 24 associations (918 individuals).

Agricultural resources of the area and needs of the community are the main basis that carried out the agricultural livelihood projects. It aims to enhance the farmers’ production. It is also a goal for the integration of processing and marketing skills to be more sustainable for the benefit of the farmers.

There are 42 projects implemented in 2017 to 22 municialities. The total cost of implemented projects in 2017 is Php 50,205,103.59.

In 2018, 10 municipalities benefited from 14 SAAD livelihood projects. The total cost of implemented projects in 2018 is Php 16,518,228.77.

Meanwhile, 19 projects were implemented in 2018 to 8 municipalities. The total cost of implemented projects in 2019 is Php 14,582,240.57.

2017

AMLAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Amlan Abakahuyan Based Manokan Project Jantianon Jantianon Farm Family Livelihood Association 28 1,275,000.00
Silab Cantalina Farmers Association 58
Dispersal of Draft (Carabao) Animals Bio-os 4 990,000.00
Jantianon 10
Jugno 5
Silab 1
Tambojangin 6
Tandayag 4
Backyard Cattle Fattening Projects Bio-os 4 1,500,000.00
Jantianon 9
Jugno 9
Mag-Abo 2
Poblacion 3
Silab 3
Tambojangin 12
Tandayag 8
Integrated Livelihood Project Bio-os 45 1,000,000.00
Jantianon 38
Jugno 48
Mag-abo 21
Poblacion 21
Silab 43
Tambojangin 42
Tandayag 37
TOTAL 441 4,765,000.00
AYUNGON
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Enhancing Sustainable Productivity of Ayungon’s Farmers thru provision of Corn & Rice seeds and organic fertilizer (2017) Carol-an Mabama Livelihood Association 51   1,000,000.00
Lamigan Lamigan Farmers Association 53
Tibyawan Tibyawan Organic Farmers Association 48
TOTAL 152 1,000,000.00
BACONG
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Backyard Cattle Fattening Project Balayagmanok 12 3,000,000.00
Buntis 12
Combado 12
Doldol 12
Magsuhot 9
Malabago 12
Mampas 11
San Miguel 16
Timbao 12
Tubod 12
TOTAL 120 3,000,000.00
BASAY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Procurement of Agricultural Equipment (Floating Tiller, Hand Tractor, Mechanical Rice Thresher and rubberized Ricemill) and Support to Rice Production in Rainfed Areas Maglinao Cabigti-an Cayangcangon Tambo Colos Farmers Association 29 1,555,460.00
Chicken Egg Production (Egg Layer Machine) Project Bongalonan Cot-Cot Trawlers Fisher-Folks Association 37 370,000.00
TOTAL 66 1,925,460.00
BAIS CITY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Agro-forestry Based Native Chicken (Organic Manok) Production Tagpo 42 1,978,363.00
TOTAL 42 1,978,363.00
BINDOY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Sustainable Corn Production in Sloping Areas (SCoPSA) Cabcaban Cabcaban United Farmers Association Members 68   1,000,000.00
Nalundan Kapunungan Sa mga Mag-uuma sa Nalundan 76
Support to Rice Production Nalundan Bayog Nalundan United Farmers Association (BaNUFA) 33      999,600.00
Nalunda Calatagan Rice Corn Vegetables and Livestocks Farmers Association (CaRiCoVLiFA) 27
Danao Kapunongan sa mga Mag-uuma sa Danao (KAMADA) 26
Nalundan Talaptapan, Mologpolog, Abaca, Mantahaw United Farmers Association (TaMAMUFA) 139
Nalundan Pagsal-ayon Candagbas United Farmers Association (PaCUFA) 47
Poblacion Bindoy Irrigators Multi-Purpose Cooperative (BIMCO) 91
TOTAL 507 1,999,600.00
CANLAON CITY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Cattle Dispersal and Livelihood Bayog Bayog Farmers Association 4 1,000,000.00
Bayog Upper Tegbahi Farmers Irrigators Association 5
Bucalan Bucalan Agro-Forestry Farmers Association 4
Budlasan Budlasan Agri-Farm Family and Irrigators Association 2
Linothangan Linothangan Farmer Irrigator Association 6
Malaiba Upper Malaiba Farmers Irrigators Association 4
Masulog Philippine Seed Agho Farmers Association 4
Masulog Masulog United Farmers Irrigators Association 2
Pula Pula Linothangan United Beneficiaries and Irrigators 4
TOTAL 35 1,000,000.00
DAUIN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Cattle Fattening Project Anhawan 6   3,990,000.00
Bagacay 5
Baslay 4
Batuhon Dacu 4
Boloc-boloc 3
Bulak 4
Bunga 3
Casile 3
Libjo 2
Lipayo 4
Maayong -Tubig 3
Mag-aso 5
Magsaysay 4
Malungcay Dacu 5
Masaplod Norte 4
Masaplod Sur 1
Panubtuban 2
Poblacion, District I 3
Poblacion, District II 3
Poblacion, District III 5
Tugawe 5
Tunga-Tunga 7
Anhawan Dauin Vegetable Growers Association 3
Bagacay 1
Baslay 8
Batuhon Dacu 3
Bunga 5
Magsaysay 5
Tunga-Tunga 4
TOTAL 114 3,990,000.00
DUMAGUETE CITY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Urban Organic Gardening Project for 8 Poblacion Barangays of Dumaguete City Barangay 1 22 500,000.00
Barangay 2 21
Barangay 7 10
Barangay 8 24
Bagacay 17
Calindagan 16
Tabuc-tubig 16
TOTAL 126 500,000.00
JIMALALUD
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Hilly Land Agricultural Development (Goat, Swine, and Cacao) Buto 20   1,000,000.00
Eli 19
TOTAL 39 1,000,000.00
LA LIBERTAD
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upscaling of the Barangay Sagip-Saka (conservation farming Villages – CFV – OURFood) Biga-a Biga-a Farmers Association 65   1,841,502.14
Guihob Guihob Farmers Association 75
Manghulyawon Manghulyawon Coconut Farmers Organization 163
Mapalasan Mapalasan Womens Association 25
Pisong Pisong Small Coconut Farmers Association 47
TOTAL 375 1,841,502.14
PAMPLONA
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Cattle Upgrading and Dispersal Magsusunog 20 500,000.00
Rice and Corn Seed Production Calicanan 16 900,000.00
Fatima 20
San Isidro 35
TOTAL 91 1,400,000.00
SAN JOSE
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Livestock Productivity Dispersal Program Through Cattle Development Project Basak 4 990,000.00
Basiao 4
Cambaloctot 1
Cancawas 5
Janay-Janay 3
Naiba 3
San Roque 3
Señora Ascion 1
Siapo 4
Sto Niño 4
Tapon Norte 1
TOTAL 33 990,000.00
SIATON
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Integrated Agricultural Development Project (Support to Informal Seed Growers (Certified Rice Seed Production Support to Palay Production in Rainfed and Selected Irrigated Poblacion Siaton Municipal Federated Farmers Associaton 26 2,239,115.35
TOTAL 26 2,239,115.35
SIBULAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Provision of Corn Mill Balugo Balugo Farmers Association 27 500,000.00
Integrated Cacao Development Project (NOCCI) Enrique Villanueva Calinawan United Farmers Association Incorporated 53 2,000,000.00
Mechanized Organic Vegetable and High-Value Fruits Production and Integrated Cacao Development Project Enrique Villanueva Enrique Villanueva United Farmers Association 57 2,224,979.60
Mechanized Organic Vegetable and High-Value Fruits Production and Provision of Corn Mill San Antonio San Antonio Farmers Association 31 1,000,000.00
TOTAL 168 5,724,979.60
STA. CATALINA
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Chicken Egg Production (Egg Layer Machine) Project Obat Barangay Obat Health Workers Associations 23 286,000.00
Baboyang Walang Amoy Kabukalan Miracle GK Village Farmers Association (MGKVFA) 49 778,020.00
Integrated Goat -Based Farming Project Kabukalan Gagmay Mag-Uuma sa Lubi sa Kabulakan Association 36 1,158,615.00
Support to rice and Corn community Seed Banking Program with Provision of Knapsack Sprayer Poblacion 10 1,100,000.00
TOTAL 118 3,322,635.00
TANJAY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Procurement and Distribution of 85 Heads of Carabao as Draft Animal Bahian 19 2,550,000.00
Pal-ew 5
Sta. Cruz Nuevo 11
Sto Niño 50
TOTAL 85 2,550,000.00
TAYASAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Sustainable Livelihood Enhancement through Acquisition of Farm Machineries Bago Bago Farmers Association 55 1,134,000.00
Guincalaban Guincalaban Farmers Association 47
Jilabangan Jilabangan Small Farmers Association 30
Lag-it Lag-It Farmers Association 23
Linao Linao Palaycheck Farmers Association 43
Maglihe Maglihe Farmers Association 35
Pindahan Pindahan Farmers Association 41
Pinocawan Pinocawan Farmers’ Association 46
Soquib Soquib Farmers’ Association 56
Tambulan Tambulan Farmers Association 25
Tanlad Tanlad Farmers Association 50
Sustainable Livelihood Enhancement through Acquisition of Swine Production Lag-it Lag-It Farmers Association 23 892,571.50
Tambulan Tambulan Farmers Association 25
Pinalubngan Pinalubngan Farmers Association 25
TOTAL 524 2,026,571.50
VALENCIA
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Provision of Post Harvest Multi-Purpose Solar Dryer Concrete Pavement Facility (30 x 20 x 6″) Dobdob Dobdob Farmers Association 65 500,000.00
Cocoa Production Dobdob 12 500,000.00
Establishment of Abaca Nursery Area and Rehabilitation of Abaca 100 Hectare Farm Apolong 40 500,000.00
Dobdob 40
Lunga 40
Malaunay 40
Provision of Agricultural Inputs in Vegetable Production Apolong 3 491,127.00
Balayagmanok 1
Balili 1
Balugo 1
Bong-ao 3
Bong-bong 9
Caidiocan 1
Cambucad 1
East Balabag 2
Jawa 3
Lunga 4
Malaunay 16
Palinpinon 2
West Balabag 3
Carabao Dispersal for Custom Plowing and Native Chicken Dispersal Project Dobdob 65 716,000.00
Dairy Cattle Production Dispersal Project Caidiocan 1 2,328,750.00
Dobdob 2
Malaunay 22
TOTAL 377 5,035,877.00
VALLEHERMOSO
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Development of Hillyland Farming for a Sustainable Agriculture Bagawines 4 2,000,000.00
Bairan 4
Maglahos 4
Pinocawan 11
Puan 1
Provision of Draft Animals (Carabao) as Livelihood for Marginalized Farmers in Non-Mechanized System Tabon 4
Tagbino 6
Ulay 6
Cabulihan 8
Don E. Villegas 8
Guba 8
Molobolo 8
Puan 8
TOTAL 80 2,000,000.00
ZAMBOANGUITA
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Productivity Enhancement Through Acquisition of Farm Machineries and Equipment Mayabon Zamboanguita Farmers Association Inc. 60 876,000.00
TOTAL 60 876,000.00

2018

AYUNGON
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Improved Goat Production Carol-an 5 1,091,500.00
Lamigan 5
Nabhang 5
Tibyawan 5
TOTAL 20 1,091,500.00
BASAY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production Maglinao Cabigti-an Cayangcangon Tambo Colos Farmers Association (CACATACOFA) 10 284,000.00
Improved Goat Production Bal-os 3 820,000.00
Bongalonan 4
Maglinao 8
TOTAL 25 1,104,000.00
BINDOY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Improved Goat Production Atotes 1 1,091,500.00
Batangan 1
Bulod 1
Cabcaban 2
Camudlas 1
Canluto 1
Danao 2
Danawan 1
Manseje 1
Matobato 1
Nagcasunog 1
Nalundan 2
Peñahan 1
Salong 2
Tagaytay 1
Tubod 1
TOTAL 20 1,091,500.00
CANLAON CITY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production Bucalan Bucalan Farmer and Irrigators Association 27 1,582,504.00
Budlasan Budlasan Agri-Farm Family and Irrigators Association 18
Masulog Masulog Agro-Forestry Farmers Association 55
TOTAL 100 1,582,504.00
MABINAY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production Abis 2 2,470,000.00
Bugnay 1
Poblacion 1
Bulwang 8
Canggohob 1
Cansal-ing 6
Dahile 11
Hagtu 5
Himocdongon 3
Lumbangan 4
Luyang 1
Mayaposi 2
Napasu-an 1
New Namangka 4
Old Namangka 4
Samac 4
Tadlong 1
Arebasore Barangay Arebasore Farm Family Association 16
Bagtic Bagtic Livehood Association for Better Tomorrow 17
Barras Barras Farm Family Association 32
Bato Bato Hapsay Rural Improvement Club 14
Tara Barangay Tara Farm Family Association 21
Pandanon Barangay Pandanon Rural Improvement Club 21
TOTAL 180 2,470,000.00
JIMALALUD
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production Apanangon 40 1,284,704.57
Pacuan 46
Buto 15
Eli 12
Lacaon 45
TOTAL 158 1,284,704.57
LA LIBERTAD
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production Aniniaw Aniniaw Tribu Ata ug Tabihanon Association 18 1,284,704.57
Bagtic Bagtic Farmers Asssociation 38
Busilac Busilac Farmers Association 40
Guihob Guihob Tribu Bukidnon Association 46
Improved Goat Production Mapalasan 7 817,500.00
Pangca 8
TOTAL 157 2,102,204.57
SIATON
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production Bonawon Siaton Municipal Federated Farmers Associaton 1 2,469,611.06
Canaway 37
Casalaan 21
Caticugan 9
Giliga-on 19
Maloh 22
Mantiquil 52
Mantuyop 1
Napacao 12
Poblacion 1
Sandulot 1
Sumaliring 3
Tayak 1
TOTAL 180 2,469,611.06
STA. CATALINA
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production San Francisco San Francisco Vegetable Farmers Association 20 400,000.00
Obat Barangay Obat Health Workers Association 23
Buenavista 27
Nagbinlod 3
Obat 11
Talalak 5
Improved Goat Production Buenavista 1 820,000.00
Caigangan 1
Fatima 1
Mabuhay 1
Nagbinlod 2
Obat 2
Poblacion 1
San Francisco 1
San Jose 2
Talalak 3
TOTAL 104 1,220,000.00
TAYASAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Upland Rice Production Guincalaban 65 1,284,704.57
Pinalubngan 39
Pinocawan 27
Tanlad 34
Improved Goat Production Magtuhao 15 817,500.00
TOTAL 180 2,102,204.57

First Quarter Regional Assessment of Negros Oriental, Siquijor and Bohol by SAAD Program

CEBU CITY – The Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program of the Department of Agriculture Region-VII conducted its First Quarter Regional Assessment at Bayfront Hotel on April 10 – 12, 2019.

SAAD provides income to farmers’ associations of Negros Oriental through various projects

NEGROS ORIENTAL – Beverly Gallentes, the Vice President of Cot-cot Trollers and Fisherfolk Association (CTFA) in Cotcot, Bangolonan, Basay, Negros Oriental, boasted their Chicken Egg Production which they have benefited from the Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program of…

Negros Oriental FAs receive agricultural equipment and machineries from DA-SAAD

NEGROS ORIENTAL—Two (2) units of corn mill and four (4) units of multi-cultivator hand tractor (Php 2,000,000.00 worth of agricultural equipment and machineries) were turned-over to Sibulan at the Municipality Multi-Purpose Covered Court, Negros Oriental on 26 October 2018. Balugo…

Seventy-five (75) goats benefit DA-SAAD Farmers in Negros Oriental

NEGROS ORIENTAL—A mass distribution of livestock under the Goat Production Project of the Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program is held in the municipality of Santa Catalina on 26 October 2018. The activity, which aims…

Negros Oriental farmers receive livestock under DA-SAAD Program

NEGROS ORIENTAL—The Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) held its 2nd batch of cattle distribution in the municipality of Dauin, Negros Oriental on 12 October 2018. To increase the farmers’ income, a total…

Negros Oriental farmers receive livestock under DA-SAAD’s Goat Production Project

NEGROS ORIENTAL—The Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) held a mass goat distribution held at Brgy. San Jose in the Municipality of La Libertad, Negros Oriental on 10 October 2018. Aiming to increase…

DA-SAAD Negros Oriental disperses livestock in Vallehermoso

NEGROS ORIENTAL—Forty-seven (47) farmer-partners benefited from the Department of Agriculture (DA) - Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program’s draft animal turnover held at Sitio Bomba, Bagawinis, Vallehermoso, Negros Oriental on 10 September 2018. Carabao (Bubalus Bubalis) is a commonly…

DA-SAAD Negros Oriental Conducts Training on Urban Organic Gardening

DUMAGUETE CITY—The Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) conducted a Capability Building and Skills Training on Urban Organic Gardening at Ms. Ann’s Food town, Brgy. Bantayan, Dumaguete City on 5-7 September 2018. Participants…

SAAD Negros Oriental disperses cattle to farmer-partners

NEGROS ORIENTAL—The Department of Agriculture (DA) – Special Area of Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program facilitated a cattle distribution in the Local Government (LGU) of Dauin on 21 July 2018. The SAAD Program, continuously committed in increasing the farmer-partners’ livelihood income,…

Negros Oriental farmer-partners receive 275 heads of goat from DA’s SAAD Program

NEGROS ORIENTAL—Fifty-five (55) individual farmer-partners of the Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in Negros Oriental received 275 heads of goat, as part of the Program’s continuous strive to help increase the farmer-partners’…

DA-SAAD provides rice cutter units to farmer-partners in Negros Oriental

NEGROS ORIENTAL—Farmer-partners from six (6) Local Government Units (LGUs) of Negros Oriental were provided by the Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program with rice cutters in Siaton, Basay, La Libertad, Canlaon, Mabinay, and Tayasan on…

DA-SAAD conducts Urban Organic Gardening training to farmer-partners in Negros Oriental

DUMAGUETE, NEGROS ORIENTAL—Two (2) batches of Capability-Building and Skills Training on Urban Organic Gardening was conducted by the Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) at Ms. Ann’s Foodtown, Bantayan, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental on…

SAAD Negros Oriental organizes Specialized Training on Upland Rice Production

NEGROS ORIENTAL—Under its CY 2018 funds, the Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) conducted another training under its Social Preparation component at Barangay Apanangon, Jimalalud Negros Oriental on 10-11 April 2018. Another batch…

SAAD Negros Oriental facilitates Specialized Training on Goat Production

NEGROS ORIENTAL—Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) organized a Specialized Training on Goat Production for the farmers of Negros Oriental, held in the Municipal Quadrangle of Poblacion Tayasan, Negros Oriental on 26-27 March…

DA-SAAD holds mass hand tractor distribution in Negros Oriental

NEGROS ORIENTAL—Department of Agriculture (DA) - Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program in Region VII, through its Provincial Program Management Support Office (PPMSO) distributed hand tractors under its 2017 funds to SAAD farmers of Negros Oriental—specifically in Tayasan on…

SAAD Negros Oriental conducts Capability-Building and Leadership Training

DAUIN, NEGROS ORIENTAL—Provincial Program Management Support Office (PPMSO) of Department of Agriculture - Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program in Negros Oriental conducted a Capability-Building and Leadership Training (part of its 2017 funds and as a component of the…

Three DA-SAAD provinces in Region 7 undergo MYP draft critiquing

CENTRAL VISAYAS—The National Program Management Office (NPMO) of the Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program conducted its Multi-Year Planning (MYP) and Workshop with program implementers of Region VII in Tagbilaran, Dumaguete, and Siquijor on 28-31…

DA-SAAD turns over ten (10) floating tillers worth Php 60,000 each

NEGROS ORIENTAL, PHILIPPINES— Ten (10) floating tillers with a total amount of Php 600,000.00 were received by eight (8) Farmer Associations (FA) from the Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) at the Provincial Agricultural Technology Coordinating Office (PATCO), Lo-oc, Dumaguete…

SAAD Region VII facilitates training on upland rice for Negros Oriental farmers

NEGROS ORIENTAL, PHILIPPINES—The Department of Agriculture (DA) - Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program Regional Field Office (RFO) VII held an Upland Rice Production Specialized Training in two barangays of Tayasan in Negros Oriental, Barangay Tambulan on March 19…

DA-SAAD Program in Negros Oriental undergoes evaluation by SPCMAD

NEGROS ORIENTAL, PHILIPPINES—The Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program interventions were assessed by the Special Projects Coordination and Management Assistance Division (SPCMAD) in the Province of Negros Oriental on March 13 – 15, 2018. The SPCMAD covered Brgy. Mayabon…

SAAD Region 7 holds First Assessment Meeting with City and Municipal Agriculturists

NEGROS ORIENTAL—The Department of Agricultural (DA) – Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program in Region VII (Regional Field Office/RFO VII) holds its First Assessment Meeting in Plaza Maria Luisa Suites Inn, Bishop Epifanio Surban St., Dumaguete City in Negros…

SAAD Region 7 distributes knapsack sprayers in Negros Oriental

BAIS CITY, NEGROS ORIENTAL—The Department of Agriculture (DA) - Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program continues to support the production needs of the farmer-beneficiaries through a mass distribution of knapsack sprayers, organized by SAAD in Sitio Cambayungon, Barangay Tagpo,…

DA-SAAD hold seminars on livestock dispersal in Negros Oriental

NEGROS ORIENTAL, PHILIPPINES—The Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) held seminars on proper livestock handling in Poblacion San Jose, and Amlan in Negros Oriental on January 9 and 10, 2018. The back-to-back activity was attended by…

Negros Oriental holds consultative meetings for the SAAD Program CY 2018

NEGROS ORIENTAL, PHILIPPINES —A series of consultative meetings for the Department of Agriculture - Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program was held in Negros Oriental on October 26, and November 15, 2017. The activity were headed by the SAAD-NPMO Operations Cluster…

SAAD Region 7 team prepares Negros Oriental for 2018 implementation

NEGROS ORIENTAL –  The Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Regional Program Management Support Office (RPMSO) VII conducted a consultative meeting for their 2018 SAAD Program implementation in the province of Negros Oriental held in Dumaguete…

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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