Province of Benguet

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385 Farmers in Kabayan Receive Cash Aid

SOME 385 farmers in Kabayan, Benguet received financial assistance from the government to help them cope with the challenges brought by the present pandemic.

Each of the farmers received P5,000 .

Benguet Governor Dr. Melchor DaguinesDiclas and Congressman Eric Go Yap continue to source out funds for financial assistance programs to aid people in need especially during this pandemic.

Aside from the CoVID-19 crisis, farmers have also experienced challenges brought by the onslaught of the past typhoons.

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Governor Dr. Melchor Daguines Diclas said the Improvement of J204 Bekes-Lusong Farm-to-Market Road project in Buyacaoan, Buguias, Benguet has been completed and is ready to serve the farmers in the said locality.

The P1 million project started in May 2021 and was completed in June 2021.This is among the road development projects for which Governor Diclas allocated funds as part of his HEALTHIER Benguet agenda.

The 170-meter road will benefit almost 300 farmers in the said barangay and other nearby localities who deliver various kinds of highland vegetables to different markets.

Farmers in the benefitting community produce cabbage, onion leeks, carrots, potatoes, and cut flowers among others.

Governor Diclas said more road development projects will be implemented in the province to provide farmers easy access to the market especially that agriculture is one of the major industries in Benguet.