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San Fernando town gets P9.3M for INSPIRE program

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DAR Northern Mindanao Regional Director Zoraida Macadindang announces the condonation of debts and fees for agrarian reform beneficiaries during the CORD launching in Bukidnon. (Photo: JMC/PIA 10/Bukidnon)

San Fernando town gets P9.3M for INSPIRE program

SAN FERNANDO, Bukidnon – The Local Government Unit (LGU) of San Fernando, Bukidnon will benefit from a Department of Agriculture (DA) livelihood initiative

In a press release, the DA has provided P9.3 million for the town’s Integrated National Swine Production Initiatives for Recovery and Expansion (INSPIRE) program through its Regional Office 10.

On November 28, DA-10 Regional Executive Director Carlene C. Collado and San Fernando Mayor Rogelio Yeke led the groundbreaking ceremony for the P5.5 million biosecure swine facility.

Collado stated that the facility is part of the INSPIRE initiative.

Pharmaceuticals and biologics worth P75K were also turned over on the same day.

Similarly, 300 head swine piglets (P2.3-M) and 550 bags of feed (P1.3-M) would be distributed upon the completion of the facility’s construction.

Collado added that the program focuses on increasing the swine and breeder base while also providing livelihood aid to its localities through swine production.

Meanwhile, DA-10 Livestock focal person Jamaica L. Docdoc said that the agri interventions offered will be managed by the LGU in order to help repopulate the province’s swine industry.

DA-10 Bukidnon Provincial Operations Center chief Janet D. Lopez, DVM, staff from the Municipal Agriculture’s Office, and other LGU officials were also present at the event. (melbmadera)

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