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Farmers Association Development

Italy Pours More Aid to Iloilo

Create: 05/12/2016 - 12:47

ILOILO – The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, through ActionAid and Balay Mindanaw, will give additional support to the continuing effort of empowering poor farmers to attain food and income security.

Italian Ambassador Massimo Roscigno, who is instrumental in securing the aid, will lead the distribution of additional 14 rice threshers and hand tractors to select farmer-beneficiaries in a ceremony to be held at 3:00 PM in Casa Real de Iloilo on May 12.

Tractor, Thresher Rental No More

Create: 10/12/2015 - 10:43

ILOILO - About 1,500 marginalized farmers in this province will no longer rent for hand tractors and threshers every time they plant and harvest their rice fields. Rentals will soon be eliminated once the 130 hand tractors and 65 rice threshers from Italian Development Cooperation are procured and turned over to 130 agricultural cooperatives.

25 Farmers Learn Korea’s Secret to Success

Create: 07/01/2015 - 15:02
25 farmers learn Korea’s secret to success

ILOILO - Twenty five farmers from different barangays in the poor town of Badiangan were taught of principles and strategies used by South Koreans in the early ‘70s to transform their war-torn country into an economic power house now. The successful rural modernization campaign known as Saemaul Undong (SMU) or New Community Movement was introduced to these organic farmers during the SMU Leadership Training held in Badiangan Central Elementary School on Wednesday (July 1, 2015).