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Sulu
PARTICULARS DESCRIPTION
Region Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao
Province Sulu
General Description Sulu is one of the five (5) provinces in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). It is located in the southern part of the Philippines and lies approximately between latitudes 5°25′ and 6°30′ North and between longitudes 119°35′ and 122°0′ East, bounded by the Sulu Sea on the North and Celebes Sea on the East.
Total Land Area 1,600.40 sq.km or 160,040 hectares
Topography hilly to mountainous, with islands of varying terrains, forested and swampy areas.
Cities
Municipality 19 municipalities
Barangays 410 barangays
District 2 districts
Climate Type IV- characterized by rainfalls are evenly distributed throughout the year.
PARTICULARS DESCRIPTION
Total Population 824,731
Ethnicity Moro, Banguingui, Samal, Tausog, Yakan, Badjao, Zamboangeño, Chavacano and Cebuano
No. of Household 57
Local Dialects Tausug, Tagalog and English
Poverty Incidence  54.90%
Magnitude of Poor  20,778 annual poverty threshold
Annual per Capital Poverty Threshold (2015) poverty threshold (in pesos)
Particulars DESCRIPTION
Land Area Devoted for Agriculture 92,165 has.
Land Area Land Area Devoted to SAAD
Major Crops  Cassava 2,250 has
Coffee 2,423 has
Coconut 80,002 has
Abaca 4,005 has
Lanzones 2,176 has.
Total 90,856 has
No. of Heads No. of Heads provided by SAAD
Major Livestock (2016) Chicken 387,495 heads
Carabao 1,292 heads
Goat 64,848 heads
Duck 20,094 heads
Horse 4,620 heads
Total 478,349 has
Year Interventions Municipalities Number of Beneficiaries
2018 Cassava, Corn & Peanut Production Maimbung 22 (individuals)
Backyard Fruit and Vegetable Production Maimbung 133 (individuals)
Goat Production Maimbung 25 (individuals)
Native Chicken Production Maimbung 25 (individuals)
Layer Chicken (egg machine) Production Maimbung 61 (individuals)
Cassava, Corn & Peanut Production Panamao 26 (individuals)
Backyard Fruit and Vegetable Production Panamao 133 (individuals)
Goat Production Panamao 25 (individuals)
Native Chicken Production Panamao 25 (individuals)
Layer Chicken (egg machine) Production Panamao 57 (individuals)
Cassava, Corn & Peanut Production Talipao 31 (individuals)
Backyard Fruit and Vegetable Production Talipao 140 (individuals)
Goat Production Talipao 25 (individuals)
Native Chicken Production Talipao 25 (individuals)
Layer Chicken (egg machine) Production Talipao 60 (individuals)
Cassava, Corn & Peanut Production Parang 28 (individuals)
Backyard Fruit and Vegetable Production Parang 129 (individuals)
Goat Production Parang 25 (individuals)
Native Chicken Production Parang 25 (individuals)
Layer Chicken (egg machine) Production Parang 51 (individuals)

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