Mayor Panaligan, VM Ramirez distribute farm equipment to farmers’ association in Calapan
The top city government officials of Calapan City have led the turn over of a tractor and one unit of combined harvester to a farmers’ organization worth P2.9 million.
Calapan City Mayor Arnan Panaligan and Vice Mayor turned over the said equipment to the Calapan Farmers Federation Association (CALFFA).
The said distribution is part of the AKAP program or the Angat Kabuhayan sa Agrikuktura, the flagship agriculture program of the city government.
“City Mayor Arnan C. Panaligan and Vice Mayor Gil Ramirez turned over to the officers of Calapan Farmers Federation Association (CALFFA) one unit of 4 wheel tractor and one unit of combined harvester amounting to PhP 2.9 million for the use of the farmers of Calapan City,” said the city government.
“These are the fourth units of 4 wheel tractor and combined harvester that Mayor Panaligan and Vice Mayor Ramirez promised to provide to CALFFA,” it addee
The city government said that it promotes farm mechanization to boost agricultural productivity and thereby increase farmers’ income.
“Sa programang AKAP, isinusulong ng City Government ang mekanisasyon ng agrikuktura para sa mas masaganang ani at mas mataas na kita ng mga magsasaka,” said the city government.