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Farmers Train on Diversified Farming System in Support to Climate Change Adaptation, Mitigation

Farming the diversified way

ANTIPAS, North Cotabato- According to Climate Monitoring and Prediction of PAG-ASA, North Cotabato was observed to have experienced already the above-normal level of rainfall. This is one of the tangible evidences how unpredictable the climate is and how alarming it would be for the populace, most especially to the farmers, to deal with the unpredictable weather patterns in the area lately.

Feta Farm: A Poultry-Based Integrated Farm

Shirley Beldia, Abdul Daya-an, Edwin Fetalino group photo on certification turn-over

BAGUMBAYAN, Sultan Kudarat- Joining the consortium of Learning Sites for Agriculture (LSA) in Region XII is the newly launched Feta Farm. Situated at Barangay South Sepaka, this farm has a total land area of 10 hectares. Six hectares are intended for poultry-raising with the integration of other crops and animals. While the other four hectares are for the rice and corn production.

120 JICA-LIFT UP Beneficiaries receive fertilizer, seeds

Provision of farm inputs to farmers, Kabuntalan, Director Daya-an leads the distribution.

KABUNTALAN, Maguindanao - A total of 120 farmers from the Municipality of Kabuntalan, Maguindanao has received farm inputs as part of the support from JICA-LIFT UP. The farmers from the selected four barangays of this municipality underwent a 4-month training on Climate Smart Farmer’s Field School (CSFFS) which was focused on rice production.

Best College of Polomolok, Inc.- Tupi Campus made it to the list of Learning Sites for Agriculture

Reveal of signage as learning site of ATI XII

TUPI, South Cotabato - The ATI-RTC XII headed by Center Director Abdul I. Daya-an led the launching of the newest learning site for agriculture (LSA) in Region XII. Started as a private educational institution, the B.E.S.T. College of Polomolok, Inc.- Tupi Campus has just received an accreditation from ATI-RTC XII as LSA.

Lanao del Sur LFTs tackle Rice Based Integrated Farming System

Participant, Local Farmer Technician, Lanao del Sur

TANTANGAN, South Cotabato - The Municipal Agriculture Office (MAO) of various Local Government Unit (LGUs) in Lanao del Sur has a handful of extension workers serving their clients and it is way more than they can handle. With the ratio between technicians to farmers continue to widen, an external and local technician is the only possible option they have.

Lighting up Rubber Farmers' Hope in the Industry

TANTANGAN, South Cotabato - In recent years, the local demand for raw rubber goes up steadily although the price is unstable and fluctuating. Despite all these, rubber farmers remain hopeful as they anticipate, sooner or later, an increase in domestic and global demand for natural rubber. For now, they consider it an opportune time to strengthen the industry.