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PIA Press Release
2009/10/10

Kalinga farmers train on cassava production technology

by L. Lopez

Tabuk, Kalinga (10 September) -- Following the launching of the cassava production project here last week, interested farmers train on improved cassava production technology.

Provincial Agriculturist Gerry Jose said experts from the Department of Agriculture-Cordillera Administrative Region (DA-CAR) gave training to 52 farmers and staff from the provincial and municipal agriculture offices.

Another batch of 40 farmers from the municipalities of Rizal and Tanudan, who are interested in cassava production, is scheduled to take the same training soon, Jose said.

Speakers from San Miguel Corporation, the marketing partner of the province on the program, talked about the commercial potentials of cassava.

Cassava is used as major ingredient in the production of flour, ice cream, glue, paper and many others, the speakers said.

Because of the 10,000 hectare cassava target production area allotted to Kalinga, Jose said the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office(PENRO) will review its survey on cancelled pasture lands to be disposed for the project. The move would solve possible conflicts that may arise later from the project, Jose explained.

The PENRO is now preparing a master list of farmer-applicants who are members of the Kalinga Cassava Production Cluster Areas. Jose said Kalinga can meet the 10,000-hectare target production area with the vast sprawling hills around the province after the conduct of the survey.

Cassava production gives bright hope to farmers here who are just hit by the big drop in the price of corn that reached P5/kilo in the last cropping. (PIA-Kalinga) [top]

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