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PIA Press Release
2010/02/09

P.7 million released to Antique upland farmers

San Jose, Antique (9 February) -- A total of P715,857 was released to upland farmers of Barbaza and Libertad, Antique as part of the Comprehensive Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program under the Upland Development Program.

Forester Louie L. Laud, Community Environment and Natural Resources Officer, CENRO ? Culasi said that the assistance was a big help to upland farmers in meeting their daily needs and conserving the environment.

Mayor Norberto Raymundo Jr. of Libertad Antique led the distribution of checks to 70 upland farmers of Sitio San Juan, San Roque, Libertad covering 70 hectares of reforestation project in the amount of P293,090.00.

In Barbaza, a total of P421,948.00 were released to 150 upland farmers covering 150 hectares of agro-forestry and reforestation project. Mayor Faith Francisco of Barbaza also attended the distribution of checks.

Upland Development Program is one of the priority programs of CENRO Culasi being identified as one of the areas under the Accelerated Hunger Mitigation and Poverty Alleviation Program.

The mountain areas of the towns of Libertad and Barbaza were designated as watershed areas of major irrigation, power and water systems and headwater of major river system/basin.

John Temana, Information Officer of DENR said that CLEEP intervention in upland communities did not only create additional employment and income to farmers but also improve productivity of soil, enhance water conservation that will eventually boost food security and help mitigate the looming effects of climate change and global warming. (PSM/DENR/PIA) [top]

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