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P28.8M set for agri-tourism

The Department of Agriculture is allotting an initial P28.8 million to help develop and promote agri-tourism sites, under a “Green Initiative” movement, a DA said in its website.

The project will be led by the ABS-CBN Corporation and ABS-CBN Foundation, in partnership with the Department of Tourism, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, and the Ateneo de Manila University School of Science and Engineering, the agency said.

 Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala said the fund will be used to develop agri-tourism sites in Regions IV-B and in Region V for the construction of farm-to-market roads and irrigation systems, and implementation of agricultural production and livelihood projects for livestock, organic vegetables, fisheries and seaweeds, high value crops, rice and coconut, the press release also said.*


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P28.8M set for agri-tourism