Corn farmers in Camalig, Albay received food packs through the mutual initiatives of the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 5 (DA-RFO 5) in partnership with the Municipal Agriculture Office (MAO).
A total of forty-six (46) corn farmers have availed said food support.
The 46 beneficiaries were initially enlisted in the Registry System for Basic Sector in Agriculture – an electronic database containing basic information of farmers and members of DA-accredited farmer organizations.
Citing similar interventions, yesterday, February 9, 2021, the MAO also facilitated the distribution of cash assistance amounting to Php3,000.00 for each beneficiary.
The continuous implementation of marginalized-centric strategies also forms part of LGU-Camalig’s viable response to the impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and last year’s parade of typhoons.