Farmers in Dumaguete City received farm machineries as assistance to their association in simple turnover ceremony held at the Covered Court of Barangay Banilad.
Assistant City Administrator Dr. Dinno T. Depositario (representing Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo) and Councilor Franklin D. Esmeña Jr. lauded the assistance package that include 4 units of rice tillers and 4 units of hand tractors granted to the members of the Dumaguete Rice Farmers Association with the Department of Agriculture through the Bottom-up Budgeting BUB Project in accordance with the city government’s objective of increasing rice production in support their livelihood and boosting food security.
Aside from the farmer beneficiaries, also present during the turnover ceremony are Bernard Limbaga of the Department of Agriculture, City Agriculturist Maria Victoria Umbac, Camanjac Punong Barangay Virginia Alcancia and Banilad Punong Barangay Paciencio Maquiling Jr.