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Albay gov’t implements backyard gardening program amid pandemic

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The Provincial Government of Albay has implemented its backyard gardening program amid the coronavirus disease pandemic, dubbed as the Albay Family-based Food Gardening (AFBFG).

Governor Bichara said that the program ensures that Albayanos have sustainable supply amid the global health crisis that we are facing,

“This program helps and ensure sustainable food supply for Albayanos,” he said.

Meanwhile, the governor also sought the cooperation of everyone as he urged them join the program and cultivate their own yard.

“Let us promote and encourage everyone to cultivate their yard and plant crops that are essential in nourishing and strengthening our immune system,” said the governor.

“Thank you to the Department of Agriculture R-5, Albay Provincial Agriculture Office and all its focal persons for the support and for providing our farmers with seedlings,” he added.