Bicolano farmer’s simple and practical technology combats strong typhoons and flooding

CANAMAN, CAMARINES SUR – As strong typhoons slammed the Bicol region amidst the raging COVID-19 pandemic, Bicolano farmers learned to be tough, more resilient, innovative and unrelenting or “hindi sumusuko”. One farmer who has these remarkable qualities is Domingo Bedrero, 47 year old farmer of Fundado, Canaman, Camarines Sur. Fundado is a coastal barangay along continue reading : Bicolano farmer’s simple and practical technology combats strong typhoons and flooding

PRDP-funded FMR in Catanduanes cuts LGU’s response time to disaster, pandemic

Unlike previous years when some barangays in Caramoran, Catanduanes get isolated after the onslaught of typhoons, this year was different for residents of Brgy. Maui and Brgy. Panique—two of the four barangays within the road influence area of the 7.37 kilometer Concreting of Junction Sabangan-Datag East farm-to-market-road (FMR) in this municipality. Mobility was unhampered and continue reading : PRDP-funded FMR in Catanduanes cuts LGU’s response time to disaster, pandemic

PRDP-Bicol eyes proposed infra subprojects to help rebuild typhoon-stricken communities in Catanduanes

The Philippine Rural Development Project in Bicol eyes the approval and implementation of three infrastructure development (I-BUILD) subprojects worth a total of P312,027,250 to help rebuild the Province of Catanduanes, which was devastated by Supertyphoon Rolly in November this year. “We will do our best to help them package the proposal. As of now, the continue reading : PRDP-Bicol eyes proposed infra subprojects to help rebuild typhoon-stricken communities in Catanduanes

DA Bicol Rolls out Sentinel Pigs in previously ASF Affected municipalities

The Department of Agriculture Bicol is set to test if it is already safe for local hog raisers in previously ASF – infected municipalities to rear or breed pigs as it began distributing sentinel pigs to the first batch of 56 farmers in the municipalities of Canaman and Magarao in Camarines Sur over the week. continue reading : DA Bicol Rolls out Sentinel Pigs in previously ASF Affected municipalities

DA-Bicol launches digitized cash and food subsidy program for marginal farmers, fisherfolk

PILI, CAMARINES SUR — About 77 eligible farmers and fisherfolk received cash and food assistance worth a total of P5,000 during the launch of the Department of Agriculture’s Cash and Food Subsidy for Marginal Farmers and Fisherfolk (CFSMFF) Program on December 16, 2020 at the DA Regional Field Office in this municipality. The CFSMFF complements continue reading : DA-Bicol launches digitized cash and food subsidy program for marginal farmers, fisherfolk