Villaviciosa, Bucay and San Juan in Abra Sustain RCM Deployment for 2018

LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET. The municipalities of Villaviciosa, Bucay and San Juan in Abra gathered 131 rice farmers for an interview during the mass deployment of the Rice Crop Manger (RCM) in Abra on November 26 and 27, 2018. The RCM deployment is one of the newest services of the Municipal Local Government Units of Villaviciosa, Bucay and San Juan under their respective agricultural offices.

Money Matters for Farmers: 23 Farmer Organizations Receive Financial Literacy Trainings in CAR

LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET. Farmers from the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) once again proved their support and interest for agricultural programs implemented in the region. This was after more than 1,000 farmers from the provinces of Apayao, Benguet, and Mt. Province joined the financial literacy trainings offered by the Agricultural Training Institute-CAR (ATI-CAR). The trainings were implemented in coordination with the Agriculture Credit Policy Council (ACPC), Local Government Units (LGU), and Farmer Organizations.

Baguio City Joins Glamorizing Farming through Urban Agriculture

LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET. Growing population and rapid urbanization puts food security as one of the major emerging issues today. While population continues to swell in the cities, much of the food production activities are still concentrated in the country side. Thus, food production in the urban areas can also be a way of supporting food security especially among urban households. This can be possible through urban agriculture where urban families can grow crops right on the spaces available at their homes.

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