Italian ambassador visits DAR project sites in Mindanao

news national 2 pix 1 april 28 2017 800x524SARANGANI Province (April 27, 2017)—Department Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary Rafael Mariano accompanied Italian Ambassador Mossimo Roscigno who is currently in the country to visit the infrastructure projects being implemented by the DAR under the Italian Assistance to the Agrarian Reform Community Development Support Program (IARCDSP).

A P2.5-billion worth of projects is under the IARCDSP for the rural development of South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos (Socsksargen).

The IARCDSP provides agriculture infrastructure such as farm to market roads, irrigation, postharvest facilities, rural water supply and capacity building of farmers’ organization and opportunities for agribusiness. The projects are targeted to be completed by April 2019.

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