Pajeta pushes Agno’s agri-fishery development

December 18, 2016 at 10:50 pm Leave a comment


By Virgilio Sar. Maganes
AGNO- This agricultural town in the western part of Pangasinan will boost its agri-fishery development after the municipal government under Mayor Jose Pajeta prioritized the funding of modern farming and fishery equipment, technology transfer, and trainings and seminars of farmers and fishermen.
Mayor Pajeta said under his administration, he will ensure that adequate funds will be allocated to finance agricultural programs in the town, the primary source of livelihood of the townspeople.
True to his promise to push the development of the agri-fishery of the town, Pajeta  has directed Municipal Agriculturist Thelma R. Quodala to look into the needs of the farmers and fishermen in terms of farm inputs, farm equipment, fishing gears, etc. in order to make them more productive in their endeavors.
” We are waiting for the approval of the P4.5 million assistance from the Department of Agriculture (DA) to fund the repair of our irrigation canals.  The funding is already being processed by the Regional Office,” Pajeta said.
Pajeta also said once the irrigation canals are repaired, additional 51 hectares will be irrigated to benefit 81 farmer-families in the villages of Tupa and Macaboboni.
He further said seven coastal villages will be the beneficiaries of fishing boats under the “Fishermen Boats for Livelihood Program” of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) of DA amounting to P2 million.
Meanwhile, the town has been a consistent awardee of the Seal of Good Local Governance given by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Advertisements

Entry filed under: News.

BIR Exec lauds China’s tax system, bustling economy Dagupan to have fireworks display site per barangay

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


Welcome to Northern Watch Online.You are visitor no.

  • 632,290 since Feb. 10, 2009

Events Watch

sugod agri-expo Photobucket

Last Week’s Cartoon

Photobucket

Day Watch

December 2016
S M T W T F S
« Nov   Jan »
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
Regional blogs & blog posts
Regional blogs
Media blogs
Opinion blogs
Community blogs

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,340 other followers


%d bloggers like this: