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16 FAs in Sarangani and Sultan Kudarat benefit from DA-SAAD’s livestock projects

SOCCSKSARGEN, February 23, 2022 – Various livestock interventions worth Php 884,284 were provided to 16 farmers’ associations in Sultan Kudarat and Sarangani during the simultaneous distribution by the Department of Agriculture’s Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program on February 9, 16, and 18.

Distributed projects are under SAAD’s FY 2021 Carabao (Php 217,600) and Horse (Php 617,300) Dispersal Projects.

In Sultan Kudarat, 6 FAs ( 210 members) from municipalities of President Quirino and Esperanza received 8 carabaos and 14 horses to support in their farming activities such as land preparation and hauling of mixed-crop harvests.

Meanwhile, 10 FAs (250 members) from Maasim, Kiamba, Maitum, Alabel, Malungon, and Malapatan, Sarangani accepted 13 horses which can be used to pull plows, haul crops, and clear fields.Table 1. Livestock interventions received by 16 FAs

Farmers’ Association

Location Livestock received

Project Cost

Sultan Kudarat
Estrella FA
(25 members)
Estrella, President Quirino 2 carabaos 54,400.00
Barangay Suben FA
(31 members)
Suben, President Quirino 2 carabaos 54,400.00
Legodon Tribal Community FA
(35 members)
Legodon, Esperanza 4 carabaos 108,800.00
Bungo- Bungo FA
(45 members)
Salumping, Esperanza 5 horses 123,460.00
Esperanza Dulangan- Manobo Tribal Association
(40 members)
Legodon, Esperanza 5 horses 123,460.00
United Landowners and Farmers Association
(34 members)
Kapaya, Bagumbayan 4 horses 98,768.00
Subtotal     563,288.00
Colonbong FA
(25 members)
Nomoh, Maasim 1 horse 24,692.00
Gasi FA
(25 members)
Nomoh, Maasim 1 horse 24,692.00
Abaca FA
(25 members)
Nalus, Kiamba 2 horses 49,384.00
Kalaong FA
(25 members)
Kalaong, Maitum 2 horses 49,384.00
Sitio Salimama Tribal Health Association
(25 members)
Datal Anggas, Alabel 2 horses 49,384.00
Nagkahiusang Mang-uuma Para sa Kalambuan sa Barangay Tamban FA
(25 members)
Proper Tamban, Malungon 1 horse 24,692.00
Banlas Highland Agro Producers Association
(25 members)
Kihan, Malapatan 1 horse 24,692.00
Datu Kufa Upland FA
(25 members)
Upper Suyan, Malapatan 1 horse 24,692.00
New Aklan FA
(25 members)
New Aklan, Glan 1 horse 24,692.00
NAFA New Aklan FA
(25 members)
New Aklan, Glan 1 horse 24,692.00
Subtotal     320,996.00
Grand Total     884,284.00

The turnover ceremony was facilitated by SAAD Sarangani and Sultan Kudarat Team Leaders, Naire Junas Demello and Normohamad Lembak, and provincial staff, in coordination with the concerned municipal livestock coordinators and agricultural technicians.

Also present in the distribution were President Quirino Municipal Mayor Ma. Katrina Buena F. Sandigan, Acting Mun. Vice Mayor Liwayway B. Dumrigue, Municipal Agriculturist Engr. Onopre P. Asuncion, Esperanza Vice Mayor Basilio D. San Miguel, Municipal Agriculturist Jaime Uaza, SB Member Larry Acana, SB Member Vincent Limson and OPAG PA- Estela S. Hallegado.


Aisa L. Tina, SAAD Region 12 Information Officer
Jennifer A. Valcobero, SAAD NPMO Public Relation and Comms Officer

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