In partnership with the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Unit 13, the Province of Surigao del Norte heade by Gov. Robert Lyndon S. Barbers thru the Provincial Agriculture Office is implementing the release of the Round 3 Rice Farmers Financial Assistance (RFFA) in Siargao Island municipalities.

A total of 1,901 rice farmers that till 2 hectares and below are being provided with Php 5,000.00 each, thus, amounting to Php 9.505M has been released to Siargao Island rice farmers. The releases were being made this October 20th to a total of 963 farmers or Php 4.815 M to the rice farmers coming from the Municipalities of Del Carmen, General Luna, Dapa, and Socorro.

The distribution was made on October 20, 2022 at the Provincial Convention Center, Km. 2, Dapa, SDN . While another distribution will be made on October 21st in the Municipal Gym of Burgos with 938 farmers or amounting to Php 4.69 M will be released to the Municipalities of Burgos, Sta. Monica, San Benito, and Pilar.

The beneficiaries were pre identified by the National Office of DA thru the Registry System for Basic Sector on Agriculture (RSBSA)’s Farmers Information System (FIMS). Governor Robert Lyndon S. Barbers encouraged farmers to actively participate in the goal of the province to attain food security. Farmers should actively involve in the growth and development of the agricultural sector of the province. That his administration will fully support the farmers or agriculture in general. More programs in agriculture will be implemented by the provincial government