Gov't farm–to-market roads, water systems benefit Novo Vizcayanos
Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya (20 February) -- The national government's provision of more than 38 kilometer additional farm-to-market roads, water systems and other projects in various villages in the province in 2008 has improved the living conditions of villagers in the countryside, agrarian reform officials here said.
Joselito Garcia, provincial agrarian reform officer said that their department have completed 14 farm-to-market roads in 6 towns of the province, put-up 6 potable water system in 4 towns, repaired 5 communal irrigation systems in 4 towns and established shallow tube well and a post harvest facility in 2 towns.
Garcia revealed that these multi-million projects have been funded by or under the Department of Public Works and Highways(DPWH), Department of Agrarian Reform(DAR), Asian Development Bank(ADB), Agrarian Reform Community Project(ARCP) and Agrarian Reform Iinfrastructure Support Pprogram(ARISP) and the National Irrigation Administration(NIA).
These projects are construction and rehabilitation of farm-to-markets roads in barangays Anting, Tabla and Ineangan in Dupax del Norte town; barangays Sto. Domingo Proper, West and Manamtam in Bambang town; barangay Aurora in Quezon town; barangays Washington, Wacal, Bangaan and Uddiawan in Solano; barangays Ubbog, Paniki, Nangalisan and Dapat in Bagabag town and barangays Idag, Pastores, Sta. Maria, Paitan, -Bansing and Ipil-Cuneg in Bayombong town.
Garcia also said potable water systems, shallow tube well and a post harvest facility were also constructed in various barangays of Solano, Quezon, Bayombong and Bambang towns, repaired irrigation systems of farmers of the said municipalities. (PIA NVizcaya) [top]