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Lanao del Sur

LEGENDS
Corn Production
High Value Crops Production
Layer Chicken Production
Livestock Production
Poultry Production
Lowland Rice Farming
Vegetable Production

Lanao del Sur is a landlocked province with a total population of 1,045,429 individuals or 1,038,883 household population (PSA, 2015 census). The province voted part of the newly-constituted Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) last 2019.

It is bounded by Bukidnon on the east, Maguindanao and North Cotabato on the south, Illana Bay on west and the Province of Lanao del Norte on northwest. Lanao del Sur has a total land area of 1,337,524 hectares of which 140,111 hectares are areas of farms being utilize.

The province is divided into two congressional districts and composed of 39 municipalities and 1,159 Barangays. The Islamic City of Marawi, the province’s business center and provincial capital.

Lanao del Sur nestled in the hinterland of Mindanao at an elevation of 702 meters above sea level. The province is enclosed within the Bukidnon-Lanao highland areas. Its landscape is mainly characterized by rolling hills and valleys, placid lakes and rivers. The province occupies extensive plateau of North Central Mindanao surrounding the basin of Lake Lanao.

Having a well-suiting climate and extensively arable land Lanao del Sur is highly potential agricultural province. The province is known producer of palay, corn, coconut, sugarcane, banana and cassava. Moreover, the province also has a growing inventory of livestock such as carabao, cattle, goat, duck and chicken.

The volume of production of fisheries in Lanao del Sur posted positive growth rate of 25.84 percent (2018 vs. 2019). In terms of value of production of fisheries, Lanao del Sur posted a positive growth rate of 39.08 percent.

The major contributor is municipal fisheries followed by commercial fisheries.

Source: PSA, 2019

Lanao del Sur is poverty-stricken province. According to PSA 2018, Lanao del Sur recorded a poverty incidence among families of 64.2% from 72.4 in 2015. It made a slight decrease of 8.2. Families in Lanao del Sur are the poorest in the entire BARMM and in the entire country.

Internal conflict aggravates the poverty situation in Lanao del Sur (Ordinario, Business Mirror 2017). Security issues are arguably one of the leading, if not the primary cause of economic backslide in the province. The recent Marawi Siege for example, ends in mass destruction and community devastation impeding social order and economy of the province.

Considering Lanao del Sur’s agricultural potential, agricultural intervention and assistance are considerable and essential mediation to improve the socio-economic situation of Lanao del Sur populace. On the very least, agricultural assistance accorded to the people in the province enable them to serve adequate foods on family table.

In terms of the poverty incidence situation in Lanao del Sur, the municipality of Tagoloan II at 78.2% has the highest poverty incidence while municipality of Wao at 45.4% has the lowest.

Agriculture Sector

In 2017, SAAD Program started its implementation in the province Lanao del Sur through its implementing region, the DA Regional Office 10. While the province is outside the jurisdiction of DA 10, the province is placed under DA-SAAD 10 due to its proximity to Northern Mindanao. There were Sixteen (16) municipalities in Lanao del Sur were chosen as SAAD Program covered areas namely; Amai Manabilang, Bacolod Kalawi, Buadipuso Buntong, Butig, Calanogas, Kapatagan, Lumbaca Unayan, Madalum, Madamba, Malabang, Marantao, Marogong, Masiu, Pagayawan, Sultan Dumalondong, and Tubaran. While in 2018, another six (6) new municipalities were covered as follows, municipality of Bayang, Bubong, Kapai, Lumbatan, Marawi City and Piagapo.

In 2017, with budget allocation of Php 58.6 million the provided agricultural livelihood projects for 3,548 individual farmer beneficiaries where mostly Rice, Corn, High Value Crops, Livestock and Poultry related projects. While in 2018, additional six (6) municipalities were included provided with Php25.8 million worth of agricultural livelihood projects for 300 individual farmer beneficiaries.

2017

AMAI MANABILANG
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Barangay-based Corn Farming with Vegetable Production Aparfort 11 2,550,470.00
Bagumbayan 10
Bandara Ingud 10
Comara 10
Francfort 21
Lambanogan 5
Lico 9
Mansilano 15
Natangcopan 9
Pagalamatan 11
Pagonayan 13
Piagma 18
Punud 14
Ranao-Ibaning 10
Salam 11
Siguan 2
Sumugot 14
TOTAL 193 2,550,470.00
BACOLOD KALAWI
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Livelihood Enhancement thru improved livestock and poultry production Ampao 2 1,336,765.00
Balut 5
Barua 9
Buadiawani 1
Bubong 9
Bago A Ingud 2
Balt 5
Daromoyod 10
Dilabayan 2
Gandamato 5
Gurain 10
Ilian 6
Madanding 26
Orong 15
Pindolonan 13
Poblacion 3
Poblacion 2 4
Sugod 1
Raya 20
Tambo 2
TOTAL 150 1,336,765.00
BUADIPUSO BUNTONG
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Lowland Rice Farming with Vegetable Production Dansalan 5 2,663,794.00
Tarik 5
Catogonan 5
Cadayonan 5
Bubong 4
Bangon Proper 5
Bangon-1 4
Lilod 5
Buadipuso Proper 5
Gata 5
Lumbatan Manacab 6
Manacab Poblacion 4
Minangga 6
Buntong proper 10
Raya buntong 6
Dirisan 5
Tangcal 4
Raya Buadipuso 5
Datu Tambara 5
Tuca 5
Pendulunan 5
Bacolod 5
Lunduban 5
East Ragindingan 5
West Ragindingan 5
Ragondingan Boto 5
Paling 5
Pualas 5
Kalakala 5
Lumbatan Pata Ingud 5
TOTAL 154 2,663,794.00
BUTIG
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn production with rice production Cabasaran 28 13,113,000.00
Butig Proper 51
Sundig 85
Dolongan 40
Malungun 25
Pindulunan 1
Sandab 332
Bayabao 268
Raya Timbab 130
TOTAL 960 13,113,000.00
CALANOGAS
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
 Corn Enhancement Project Calalanoan 15 2,523,310.00
Inoma 15
Tagoranao 15
Mimbalawag 15
Pagalongan 15
Bubongaranao 15
Pindolonan 15
Panggawalupa 15
Tambak 15
Taliboboka 15
Panud 15
Ngingir 15
Inudaran 15
Gas 15
Luguna 15
Pantaon 15
Piksan 15
TOTAL 255 2,523,310.00
KAPATAGAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Integrated Rice and Corn Enhancement Project Daguan 30 2,528,500.00
Tabuan 30
TOTAL 60 2,528,500.00
LUMBACA UNAYAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn Production project Proper Beta 20 1,872,000.00
Bangon 5
Calipapa 5
Lumbac 10
Oriental Beta 1
Dimapaok 5
Tringun 20
Poblacion Dilausan 25
TOTAL 91 1,872,000.00
MADALUM
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Diversified Farming (Corn,Vegetable,Livestock) Dilausan 30 2,426,040.00
Linuk 30
Bato 59
Sugod 30
TOTAL 149 2,426,040.00
MADAMBA
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Sustainable Corn Farming Production Balagunun 10 2,340,000.00
Balintad 10
Bawang 10
Biabe 10
Bubong Uya-an 10
Cabasaran 10
Dibarusan 10
Ilian 10
Lakitan 10
Liangan 10
Linuk 10
Lumbaca Ingud 10
Poblacion Madamba 10
Pagayunan 10
Palao 10
Pangadapun 10
Pantaon 10
Pantar 10
Punod 10
Tabaran 10
Tambo 10
Tuca 10
Tulay 10
Uya-an proper 10
TOTAL 240 2,340,000.00
MALABANG
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Integrated High Value Crops and Corn Production Assistance Madaya 30 2,358,410.00
Tambara 30
Tubok 30
Cabasaran 30
Boniga 30
Diamaru 30
Macaurandig 30
Tiongcop 30
TOTAL 240 2,358,410.00
MARANTAO
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn Production Assistance Lubo Lininding 15 2,268,000.00
Lumbac Kialdan 15
Kialdan Proper 15
Lumbac Maul 15
Mantapoli 15
Lumbac Inudaran 15
Tuca Kialdan 15
Daana-Ingud 15
Pantaimus 15
Pindulunan 15
Dialongana 15
Kalaw 15
Poblacion 15
TOTAL 195 2,268,000.00
MAROGONG
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Sustainable corn farming production Bagumbayan 8 2,625,228.00
Balt 11
Betayan 10
Bonga 9
Bulawanon 10
Cabasaran 10
Cadayunan 10
Cahera 10
Cairantana 9
Calumbog 9
Canibongan 11
Diragun 9
East Marogong 17
Mantailoco 9
mapantao 10
mayaman 13
Pabrica 10
Paigoay 7
Pasayanun 10
Piangologan 10
Poblacion 12
Puracan 10
Romagondong 9
Sarang 11
TOTAL 244 2,625,228.00
MASIU
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
 Corn Production project Gondarangin Asa Adigao 34 2,419,000.00
Ampua Lakadun 40
Casim Lumbaca Ingud 40
TOTAL 114 2,419,000.00
PAGAWAYAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn Production support Ngingir Bubong 31 2,170,800.00
Bangon 36
Linindingan 37
TOTAL 104 2,170,800.00
TUBARAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Corn Production Inputs Alog 10 2,527,000.00
Baguiangan 11
Beta 10
Buribed 10
Campo 10
Datu Manong 9
Dinaigan 10
Gadongan 10
Gaput 8
Guiarong 1
Madaya 10
Matiticop 13
Mindamdag 10
Pagalamatan 9
Paigoay 10
Polo 10
Riyantaran 11
Tangcal 10
Tubaran Proper 8
Wago 9
TOTAL 189 2,527,000.00
SULTAN DUMALONDONG
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Rice production enhancement project Lumbac 30 2,897,000.00
Bacayawan 30
Tagoranao 30
Pagalungan 30
Dinganun-guilopa 30
Somalindao 30
Malalis 30
TOTAL 210 2,897,000.00

2018

BAYANG
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Integrated Agricultural Livelihood Project (Corn, HVC and Layer Chicken) Sultan Pandapatan 25 4,163,678.00
Parao 25
TOTAL 50 4,163,678.00
BUBONG
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Integrated Agricultural Livelihood Project (Corn, HVC and Layer Chicken) Dimapatoy 25 4,163,678.00
Rogero 25
TOTAL 50 4,163,678.00
KAPAI
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Integrated Agricultural Livelihood Project (Corn, HVC and Layer Chicken) Duronan 25 4,163,678.00
Dimagalin 25
TOTAL 50 4,163,678.00
LUMBATAN
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Integrated Agricultural Livelihood Project (Corn, HVC and Layer Chicken) Madaya 25 4,163,678.00
Alog 25
TOTAL 50 4,163,678.00
MARAWI CITY
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Integrated Agricultural Livelihood Project (Corn, HVC and Layer Chicken) Patani 25 4,163,678.00
Sugod 25
TOTAL 50 4,163,678.00
PIAGAPO
Project Title Barangay Farmers Association Number of Beneficiaries Amount
(Php)
Integrated Agricultural Livelihood Project (Corn, HVC and Layer Chicken) Katumbakan 25 4,163,678.00
Mentring 25
TOTAL 50 4,163,678.00

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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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