Negros Occidental PPMIU hands in P3.5M for PRDP native chicken production project
The provincial government of Negros Occidental headed by Gov. Eugenio “Bong” Lacson turned over checks worth a total of P3,544,000 to the Nabinay Agrarian Reform Cooperative in Brgy. Daga, Cadiz City. The amount represents the first tranche of fund transfer for the Negros Native Chicken Breeding, Production and Marketing Enterprise under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP).
The said project will concentrate on breeding, fattening and marketing of native chicken.
The enterprise will be managed by the Project Management Team which consists of members from the Lead Proponent Group, Nabinay Agrarian Reform Cooperative, and two cluster members which includes San Juan Torena Agrarian Reform Cooperative and Mirasol Development Corporation Agrarian Reform Cooperative.
Six breeding houses will be constructed for 100 pullets and 15 cockerels per house.
Aside from breeding pens, an area for incubators and feed storage will also be constructed.
The PRDP is a national project under the Dept. of Agriculture that aims to establish a modern, value chain-oriented and climate resilient agriculture and fisheries sector.
In partnership with the LGUs and the private sector, the project will be providing key infrastructure, facilities, technology and information to raise incomes, productivity and competitiveness in targeted areas.
Also present in the turn over ceremony are Provincial Administrator Atty. Rayfrando Diaz and Provincial Project Management and Implementation Unit Assistant Head, Dr. Narissa Lemoncito, among others.