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14 rural FAs from Sarangani receive carabaos

SARANGANI, November 8, 2021 – The Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program provided carabaos to 14 rural farmers’ associations to support their land preparation and hauling activities.

The carabaos are under the program’s FY 2021 Carabao Dispersal Project worth Php 448,000. They will be used to prepare an estimated 350 hectares (1 hectare each farmer) of far-flung and mixed crop production areas.

Each group received one carabao, in which the members will take turns in taking care of.

In total, 350 farmers from Malapatan, Glan, Alabel, Malungon, Maasim, Kiamba, and Maitum will benefit from the project.

Dako kaayu among pasalamat nga naa na mi gamiton sa panguma,” (We are very thankful that we now have this carabao to help in our farm.) said Mercilta Landayao, Banlas Farmers Association president, during the turnover ceremony in Glan on October 15.

Farmers’ Association



Kinam Tighusay Farmers Association 25 Malapatan
Kinam Tribal Farmers Association 25 Malapatan
Lumagnong Pakighiusa Alang sa Kalambuan Farmers Association 25 Glan
Lumigo-Cogon Farmers Association 25 Glan
Nayong Kastabang Farmers Association 25 Alabel
Kasbakas I Dad Libon I Banwe I Nop Association 25 Alabel
Nagkahiusang Katawhan sa Barangay Panamin 25 Malungon
Malabod Farmers Association 25 Malungon
Salbuyan Farmers Association 25 Maasim
Agri Farmers Association 25 Maasim
Tulad Abaca Farmers Association 25 Kiamba
Green Valley Keselomong Kem Tau Mo’ Balas 25 Kiamba
Tboli Community Farmers Association 25 Maitum
Yama Farmers Association 25 Maitum

The activity was led by SAAD Sarangani Team Leader, Jeremy Marpuri and the SAAD provincial staff. ###

Writer: Aisa L. Tina, SAAD 12 Information Officer

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