Irrigation projects worth Php 124.154M extended by Department of Agriculture - Caraga Region has gone through evaluation in a project dubbed "Assessment and Profiling of Small Scale Irrigation Projects (SSIPs) from 2010-2016.
The project covered the barangays Tamayong, Manuel Guinga, Daliaon Plantation, Tungkalan of Davao City, Saliducon and Sinuron of Sta. Cruz Municipality, Binaton, Goma, and Kapatagan of Digos City, and Managa, and Altavista of Bansalan Municipality
The project calls for the development and or enhancement of a monitoring and evaluation tool for FMR projects to be utilized by the DA which shall be used in the course on this Technical Assistance
FREEDOM, Inc. recently signed the contract with DAR Region 7 on the Implementation of the Farm Support Services of the Sugar Block Farming. Signing the agreement for Freedom Inc. is Winston Guillen, Project Director of Freedom Inc. in the Visayas Region and Regional Director Alejandro Otacan.
With so much willingness to help the farmers and vegetable industry in the region, the Department of Agriculture XI – Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division through the Foundation for Rural Enterprise and Ecology Development of Mindanao (FREEDOM) Inc. initiated a Market Assessment Study for Vegetables in Davao Region.
whose economic structure was supported solely by the sugar industry, experienced a great decline. At the time, a hunger relief program called the "Negros Campaign" was conducted with the help of Japanese NGOs. 30 years has passed since, and Negros' farming industry has changed dramatically.