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DAR to assess today block farming project

visayan dailyThe Department of Agrarian Reform-Negros Island Region will conduct an assessment on its newly-established Sugarcane Block Farming project today at the Bacolod Pavilion Hotel in Bacolod City.

SBF Focal Person Rowena Retarino said yesterday that the event will determine the progress of the implementation that started in January this year.

Retarino said sugarcane block farming, Retarino is a consolidation of small sugarcane farmers with a minimum of 30 hectares of land from which they can attain scale in sugarcane production, labor, buying of inputs, hauling and marketing to sugar mills, through Professional Service Providers that will train and support them.

“The farmers will just initiate the land preparation and the professional service providers will help them all throughout,” she said, adding this is “to help them increase their yield without spending much on the production.”

There are 41 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organizations from around NIR benefited in the project with a total project allotment of P60,224,551.25 that will be implemented for a year.

The meeting will also include representatives from DAR's professional service providers, namely, Freedom Inc., R.U. Foundry and Institute for Socio-Economic Development Initiatives of Ateneo de Davao University, to report on the progress of the implementation, she added.

Today's assessment will be led by Project Management Service Director Ma. Celerina Afable of DAR central office with NIR Director Stephen Leonidas.*MLG

Source: http://www.visayandailystar.com/2017/June/02/businessnews4.htm

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