Communal irrigation helps more farmer beneficiaries in Camiguin


Some 1,928 farmer beneficiaries are now enjoying the communal irrigation systems constructed in various areas here to ensure improved production, especially among rice farmers.


Starting 2007 to 2015, a total of 270-hectare area was already irrigated with a direct funding of P133 million from the national government, and P15 million counterpart from the local government unit.

From the construction and rehabilitation of communal irrigation projects, Mambajao town reported a total of 137 hectares irrigated, 98 hectares in Mahinog, and 35 hectares in Sagay.

Governor Romualdo said rehabilitation of irrigation facilities in Catarman munipality has just started, with a total accumulated cost of P31 million.(JCV/PIA)


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