TO ensure increase in farm productivity as well as farmers’ income, the Department of Agriculture (DA-10) grants the city government thru the City Agriculture Office various farm equipment/post-harvest facilities.
During the regular session on Monday, the City Council enacted an ordinance authorizing Mayor Oscar Moreno to enter into and sign the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the DA-10 for the purpose.
Under the MOA, the DA shall evaluate and validate the proposed project of the city, shall turn-over the goods to the city as grant scheme upon compliance of all the required documents. It shall monitor the activities of the beneficiary, including the operation and maintenance of the project.
The DA shall also provide guidelines in the implementation of the different interventions as Annex B for livestock program and Annex C for rice, corn, HVCC and OA program, among others.
For its part, the city shall secure all legal documents as needed by the project and shall have full accountability to any problem or issue arising to it. (SP)