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Coco farmers earn income thru PCA's participatory coco planting program

Tacloban City (June 21) -- Some 93 coconut farmers from 17 municipalities and five provinces of Region 8 received the cash incentives under Phase 2 of the Participatory Coconut Planting Program of the Philippine Coconut Authority on June 12.

Twenty-five coconut farmers from Victoria, Lavezares, Catarman, Las Navas, Lapinig and Mondragon were able to produce 6,222 good coco seedlings which gave them a total incentive in the amount of P43,554.

In northwestern Leyte, 25 farmers from Hilongos and Inopacan were able to produce 4,061 which entitled them to a cash incentive of P28,427.

Twelve coco farmers the three towns in Southern Leyte, Malitbog, Pintuyan and San Ricardo, received P57,953 cash incentives for producing 8,279 good coco seedlings.

Furthermore, 16 coconut farmers from the municipalities of Kawayan, Biliran and Almeria in Biliran province received P22,764 for producing 3,252 good coconut seedlings.

Last but not the least, 15 coconut farmers from the municipalities of San Jorge, Calbayog and Pinabacdao were happy recipients of a P56,210 cash incentive from PCA for producing 8,030 good coconut seedlings.

Under the Participatory Coconut Planting Project of PCA, which is open to every coconut farmer, instant income is made at the three phases of coco planting.

Seven pesos (P7.) incentive is given for every good seednut sown by the farmer on his own seedbed. Before they are granted the monetary incentive, the farmer should have identified and made ready the planting areas.

The farmer earns another seven pesos (P7) for every seedling which has grown at least 2 feet tall and maintained on the seedbed for five months.

For every good transplanted seedling about 3 feet tall which was stabilized in the field for about five months during the rainy season, the coconut farmer earns another P16 making the total farmer incentive P30 per planted coconut tree. (PIA 8) [top]

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