Information Caravan on Masaganang Agrikultura, Maunlad na Ekonomiya

The NIA Region VIII, represented by the Public Relations Team as members of the Association of Government Information Officers (AGIO), participates the Information Caravan on Masaganang Agrikultura, Maunlad na Ekonomiya in Sports Center, Calbayog City, Samar.

The Department of Agriculture - Agriculture and Fisheries Information Division (DA-AFID) facilitates the activity, in coordination with the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) and the AGIO VIII.

This aims to disseminate relevant information on projects, programs, and other available assistance from the DA and various government agencies, including NIA.

This imparts knowledge to the farmers and fisherfolks in the region for a dynamic, technologically advanced, and competitive agriculture and fisheries.

Highlights for this initiative are as follow:

1. National Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture Program

2. Credit and Financial Assistance Programs for Agri-Fishery

3. Agri-Enterprise Development

4. El Niño Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies

5. Masaganang Rice Industry Development Program

This serves as venue for the farmers and fisherfolks to be enlightened of the opportunities, farming and fishing practices, mitigation measures and adaptation strategies to extreme weather events for a climate-smart farming. Thus, promoting sustainable farming for a food secure region or country.