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Sultan Kudarat

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Mallard Duck Production
Goat Production

The Province of Sultan Kudarat is named after the famous sultan of Maguindanao, Sultan Mohammed Dipatuan Kudarat.  It is composed of 11 municipalities and one city.  It is situated between the provinces of Maguindanao and Cotabato on the north and South Cotabato and Sarangani on the south.  As of 2015 Census of Population (POPCEN 2015), the province has a total population of 812,095 with an average household size of 4.4 members.  Based on the 2010 Census of Population and Housing, the major dialects generally spoken are Hiligaynon/llonggo (38.0%), Maguindanaon (26.6%), Ilocano (12.8%), and Cebuano (7.6%).  The province has a total land area of 5,363.86 sq. km.

The soil topography of the province ranges from plain and rolling to hilly and mountainous. Its soils are favorable for the cultivation of all kinds of crops especially for rice and corn.  Major crops are palay, corn, coffee, coconut, banana, African palm oil and sugar cane.  Climate in the province is characterized by a short dry season of one to three months while the rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year.  The province is considered free from typhoons.          

Sultan Kudarat has twelve (12) municipalities (Bagumbayan, Columbio, Esperanza, Isulan, Kalamansig, Lambayong, Lebak, Lutayan, Palimbang, President Quirino, Senator Ninoy Aquino & Tacurong) with two hundred fifty-five (255) barangays.

The province’s economic activity is agriculture. The leading crops produced in the province are rice, corn, coconut, coffee, banana, mango, durian and African palm. In terms of area, palay has the highest land area of 118,074 hectares with a total production of 430,996 metric tons of palay.

For the livestock sector, the province produces the most number of heads of swine and carabao. On the other hand, native chicken and backyard duck raising are commonly raised in the province.

The province has a total fishing ground area of 1,811.25 hectares broken down as follows: inland fishponds, 221.17 hectares; mangroves, 1,176.88 hectares; communal fishing, 93 hectares; and brackish fishponds, 322 hectares.

Marine fishing activities are being done in the three (3) coastal municipalities of Kalamansig, Lebak and Palimbang where various marine fish species including the exportable tuna could be found in abundance.

For the year 2015, the province has a total freshwater pond area of 221.18 hectares with a total production of 103.866 metric tons benefiting 3,063 fisherfolks. Ninety three hectares of this is communal fishing ground. Lebak has the largest freshwater fishing ground with 50 hectares followed by Isulan and Esperanza with 37.4 hectares and 35.6 hectares, respectively. (Socio-Economic Profile Sultan Kudarat Province, 2015)

 

Fisheries Production

For the year 2015, the province produced Php2.6 billion worth of fish catch. This shows an 11.76% increase from the 2014 production of Php2.3 billion. Fish production is recorded highest during the second quarter and lowest in the third quarter of the year. These data includes yield from commercial, municipal, marine municipal and inland municipal fisheries and aquaculture. (Socio-Economic Profile Sultan Kudarat Province, 2015.)

 The major commodites are tilapia and catfish in freshwater areas, bangus in brackishwater, and dimersal and small pelagic species in marine waters. (Source: OPAG-SK CY 2015.)

The poverty incidence rate among families in the province of Sultan Kudarat made a decrease of 16.9% from 41.2 in 2015 to 24.3 in 2018. This also means that a family of five must have an annual per capita poverty threshold of Php 23,775.00 to reach the basic and non-feed needs.

Project Profile

A total of 4,254 individual farmers were selected as beneficiaries of the program covering eleven (11) municipalities from 2018 to 2019.
In 2018, an amount of Php 22.08 million worth of livelihood projects were provided to the province. These projects are the upland rice production, vegetable production, goat production and mallard duck production.

For 2019, Php 22.48 million worth of livelihood projects were provided to the 1,392 farmer-beneficiaries.

BAGUMBAYAN
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Upland Rice Production with Vegetable Production Bai Saripinang 175 2,616,250.00
Vegetable Production 57 82,650.00
Goat Production with Vegetable Production 95 565,250.00
Mallard Duck Production with Vegetable Production 323,000.00
TOTAL 422 3,587,150.00
COLUMBIO
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Upland Rice Production with Vegetable Production Mayo 85 1,270,750.00
Sinapulan
Vegetable Production Mayo 31 44,950.00
Sinapulan
Mallard duck Production with Vegetable Production Mayo 48 163,200.00
Sinapulan 47 159,800.00
TOTAL 422 3,519,650.00
KALAMANSIG
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Upland Rice Production with Vegetable Production Paril 85 1,270,750.00
Sangay
Vegetable Production Paril 31 44,950.00
Sangay
Goat Production with Vegetable Production Paril 47 279,650.00
Sangay 48 285,600.00
Mallard duck Production with Vegetable Production Paril 48 163,200.00
Sangay 47 159,800.00
TOTAL 422 3,519,650.00
LEBAK
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Upland Rice Production with Vegetable Production Keytodak 87 1,300,650.00
Salansang 88 1,315,600.00
Vegetable Production Keytodak 29 42,050.00
Salansang 28 40,600.00
Goat Production with Vegetable Production Keytodak 47 279,650.00
Salansang 48 285,600.00
Mallard duck Production with Vegetable Production Keytodak 163,200.00
Salansang 47 159,800.00
TOTAL 422 3,587,150.00
LUTAYAN
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Upland Rice Production with Vegetable Production Palavilla 85 1,270,750.00
Tananzang
Vegetable Production Palavilla 31 44,950.00
Tananzang
Goat Production with Vegetable Production Palavilla 47 279,650.00
Tananzang 48 285,600.00
Mallard duck Production with Vegetable Production Palavilla 48 163,200.00
Tananzang 47 159,800.00
TOTAL 422 3,519,650.00
SEN. NINOY AQUINO
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Upland Rice Production with Vegetable Production Banali 85 1,270,750.00
Lagubang
Vegetable Production Banali 31 44,950.00
Lagubang
Goat Production with Vegetable Production Banali 47 279,650.00
Lagubang 48 285,600.00
Mallard duck Production with Vegetable Production Banali 48 163,200.00
Lagubang 47 159,800.00
TOTAL 422 3,519,650.00
TACURONG
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Goat Production Kalandangan 34 153,000.00
Mallard Duck Production New Passi 33 16,500.00
TOTAL 67 169,500.00
EZPERANZA
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Goat Production Pamatingan 33 148,500.00
Mallard Duck Production 16,500.00
TOTAL 66 165,000.00
ISULAN
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Goat Production Barangay White 33 148,500.00
Mallard Duck Production 16,500.00
TOTAL 66 165,000.00
LAMBAYONG
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Goat Production Madanding 16 72,000.00
Tinumigues 17 76,500.00
Mallard Duck Production Madanding 8,500.00
Tinumigues 16 8,0000
TOTAL 66 165,000.00
PALIMBANG
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Goat Production Kalibuhan 34 153,000.00
Mallard Duck Production 33 16,500.00
TOTAL 67 169,500.00
PRES QUIRINO
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Goat Production Bannawag 17 76,500.00
Katico
Mallard Duck Production Bannawag 8,500.00
Katico
TOTAL 68 170,000.00
GRAND TOTAL 2,932.00 22,256,900.00
BAGUMBAYAN
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Upland Rice Production Chua 60 1,077,700.00
Sumilil
Corn Production Chua 30 717,700.00
Sumilil
Dairy Goat Production Chua 26 783,000,00
Sumilil
TOTAL 232 5,156,800.00
COLUMBIO
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Upland Rice Production Maligaya 60 1,077,700.00
Natividad
Corn Production Maligaya 30 717,700.00
Natividad
Dairy Goat Production Maligaya 26 783,000,00
Natividad
TOTAL 232 5,156,800.00
LEBAK
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Upland Rice Production Basak 120 2,155,400.00
Corn Production 60 1,435,400.00
Dairy Goat Production 52 1,566,000.00
TOTAL 232 5,156,800.00
LUTAYAN
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Upland Rice Production Maindang 60 1,077,700.00
Sampao
Corn Production Maindang 30 717,700.00
Sampao
Dairy Goat Production Maindang 26 783,00.00
Sampao
TOTAL 232 5,156,800.00
SEN. NINOY AQUINO
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Upland Rice Production Langgal 60 1,077,700.00
Sewod
Corn Production Langgal 30 717,700.00
Sewod
Dairy Goat Production Langgal 26 783.000.00
Sewod
TOTAL 232 5,156,800
PALIMBANG
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Upland Rice Production Kalibuhan 120 2,155,400.00
Corn Production 60 1,435
Dairy Goat Production 52 1,566,000.00
TOTAL 232 5,156,800.00
GRAND TOTAL 1,392.00 30,940,800.00
BAGUMBAYAN
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Integrated Upland Rice Production with Livestock and Vegetable Production Monteverde 150 3,032,100.00
Integrated Corn Production with Poultry and Vegetable Production 60 1,107,840.00
Integrated Upland Rice Production with Poultry and Vegetable Production Daluga 80 1,261,120.00
Dairy Goat Production Daluga Farmers Association 40 771,280.00
TOTAL 330 6,172,340.00
SEN NINOY AQUINO
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Integrated Upland Rice Production with Livestock and Vegetable Production Midtungok 150 3,032,100.00
Integrated Corn Production with Poultry and Vegetable Production 60 1,107,840.00
Integrated Upland Rice Production with Poultry and Vegetable Production Nati 80 1,261,120.00
Dairy Goat Production Rural Improvement Club 40 771,280.00
TOTAL 330 6,172,340.00
LEBAK
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Integrated Upland Rice Production with Livestock and Vegetable Production Bululawan 150 3,032,100.00
Integrated Upland Rice Production with Poultry and Vegetable Production New Calinog 80 1,261,120,00
Integrated Corn Production with Poultry and Vegetable Production Capillan 60 1,107,840.00
Dairy Goat Production Capillan FA 40 771,228.00
TOTAL 330 6,172,340.00
LUTAYAN
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Integrated Upland Rice Production with Livestock and Vegetable Production Antong 150 3,032,100,00
Integrated Corn Production with Poultry and Vegetable Production Mamali 60 1,261,120.00
Dairy Goat Production 40 771,280,00
TOTAL 250 5,64,500.00
COLUMBIO
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Integrated Upland Rice Production with Livestock and Vegetable Production Bantangan 150 3,032,100.00
Integrated Corn Production with Poultry and Vegetable Productio Telefas 60 1,261,120.00
Dairy Goat Production Elbebe Elbebe FA 40 771,280.00
TOTAL 250 5,064,500.00
PALIMBANG
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Integrated Upland Rice Production with Livestock and Vegetable Production Duolol 150 3,032,100.00
Integrated Corn Production with Poultry and Vegetable Production Lumitan 60 1,261,120.00
Dairy Goat Production 19 366,358.00
Lumitan Talawid Association 11 212,102.00
Sabala FA 10 192.820.00
TOTAL 250 5,064,500.00
GRAND TOTAL 1,740.00 33,710,520.00
BAGUMBAYAN
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Integrated Upland Rice Production with Poultry and Vegetable Production Kabulanan Kabulanan Organic Women Farmers Association 50 818,000.00
Sto. Niño Tribal Christian Farmers Association
Integrated Corn with Poultry and Vegetable Production Kabulanan Kabulanan Highlanders & Sustainable Dev’t Inc. 25 509,000.00
Sto. Niño Tulale Farmers Association
Integrated Vegetable with Poultry Production Kabulanan Rural Improvement Club 50 469,250.00
Sto.Niño Tulale Farmers Association 25 234,625.00
Tribal Christian Farmers Association
Dairy Goat Production Kabulanan Rural Improvement Club 20 265,783.30
Sto. Niño Tulale Farmers Association
Mamumungon
TOTAL 310 4,389,850.00
SEN NINOY AQUINO
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Integrated Upland Rice with Poultry and Vegetable Production Kiadsam Kiadsam Farmers Association 100 1,636,000.00
Integrated Corn with Poultry and Vegetable Production Malegdeg Malegdeg Farmers Association 50 1,018,000.00
Integrated Vegetable with Poultry Production Lagubang Paraiso Vegetable Grower Association 50 469,250.00
Poblacion Lay Minister Farmers and Corn Coop.
Dairy Goat Production Kiadsam Kiadsam Farmers Association 60 797,350.00
TOTAL 310 4,389,850.00
LEBAK
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Integrated Upland Rice with Poultry and Vegetable Production and Post Harvest Equipment Support Christianuevo Christianuevo Coffee Growers Association 25 409,000.00
Agsam Coffee Growers Association
Bolebak Bolebak Farmers Association
Villamonte Villamonte Farmers Association
Integrated Corn with Poultry and Vegetable Production and Post Harvest Equipment Support Tran Tran Farmers Association 509,125,00
Datu Karun Datu Karon Farmers Association
Kalamongog Kalamongog Farmers Association
Indeginous People Kalamongog Farmers Association
Dairy Goat Production Tran Tran Farmers Association 20 265,783,30
Salaman Salaman-Tulusan Farmers Association
Makatipid Irrigators Association
TOTAL 260 4,469,850.00
LUTAYAN
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Integrated Upland Rice with Poultry and Vegetable Production Sisiman Montary Farmers Association 100 1,636,000.00
Integrated Corn with Poultry and Vegetable Production Punol Punol Farmers Association 50 1,018,000.00
Integrated Lakatan with Poultry Production and Vegetable Production Palavilla Magulong Irrigators Association 62 1,157,540.00
Sisiman Montary Farmers Association 38 709,460.00
Dairy Goat Production Punol Punol Farmers Association 60 797,350.00
TOTAL 310 5,318,350.00
COLUMBIO
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Integrated Upland Rice with Poultry and Vegetable Production Elbebe Farmer Agri-Resource Industry Development Associates 50 81,800.00
Eday Eday Community Development Sustainable Livelihood Association 25 409,000.00
Polomolok Polomolok Community Development 409,000.00
Integrated Corn with Poultry and Vegetable Production Lomoyon Lomoyon Unified Farmers Association 50 1,018,000.00
Integrated Cardava with Poultry Production and Vegetable Production Makat Lomoyon Unified Farmers Association 1,018,000.00
Dairy Goat Production Lasak Peace and Development Volunteers and Workers Association 20 265,783.30
Poblacion Samahan ng Magsasaka ng New Ilocos, Poblacion 40 531,566.70
TOTAL 260 4,390,850.00
PALIMBANG
Project Title Barangay/s Farmers Association Number of beneficiaries Amount (Php)
Integrated Upland Rice Production with Livestock and Vegetable Production Namat Namat Farmers Association 50 818,000.00
Datu Maguiales Datu Maguiales Sustainable Livelihood Project Association
Integrated Corn with Poultry and Vegetable Production Napnapon Napnapon Corn Farmers Association 1,018,000,00
Integrated Vegetable with Poultry Production Napnapon Multi Purpose Farmers Association 100 938,500.00
Dairy Goat Production Colube Alliance of Biwang Bangsamoro Farmers Association 60 797,350.00
TOTAL 310 4,389,850.00
GRANDTOTAL 1,760.00 27,348,600.00

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President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr.
Republic of the Philippines
Secretary, Department of Agriculture

Ulysses J. Lustria Jr.
Program Director

                  

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