DA-ACPC turns over P31 million checks to coops under Survival and Recovery (SURE) Assistance Program
The Department of Agriculture Bicol in partnership with the Agricultural Credit Policy Council (ACPC), held a simple turn over ceremony to six Coops as lending conduits for its Survival Recovery Assistance (SURE) Program at the Villa Caceres Hotel in Naga City on August 10, 2013. The Agribusiness and Marketing Division headed by Adelina Loza DA-5 AMAD Chief facilitated the activity. Said program aims to help agricultural households in calamity-affected areas regain their capacity to earn a living and provide immediate relief to small farmers and fisherfolk through loan and grant assistance. Eligible farmer/fisherfolk borrowers are those whose livelihood were affected by typhoon Nina.