Another 2016 BUB Project under the Department of Agriculture and through the implementation of local Government of Angat, Bulacan and in cooperation with Angat’s Civil Society Organization/Local Poverty Reduction Action Team, was implemented today, June 30, 2017. Twenty (20) Units of Shallow Tube Well – Agricultural Water Pumps (Golden Bow 8HP Diesel Engine with 4 x 4 Centrifugal Pump complete with accessories and fittings) were given to farmer beneficiaries in the ten (10) barangays of Angat. Sixty (60) local farmers are expected to benefit from this project.
The project costs One Million Four Hundred Thousand Pesos (1,400,000.00) from the budget of the national government (DA). It aims to help our local farmers who have no access to agricultural irrigation system. Agriculture is the the town’s economic backbone. Aside from this BUB project, there are also various programs being implemented like continuous education to modern farming, seeds and seedlings distribution among others. According to Ms Amelia D. San Pedro of Angat Municipal DA Office, the local government in cooperation with the Department of Agriculture is bent on giving full support to our local farmers.
The Twenty (20) farmer recipients are the following :
Banaban – Renan dela Torre
Baybay – Rolando Sanchez and Epifanio Valenzuela
Binagbag – Joel de Guzman, Celestino Placido and Rodrigo Valencia
Donacion – Jessie Calderon and Dennis Mercado
Encanto – Danny dela Torre
Marungko – Rodolfo Mendoza and Arthur Torres
Niugan – Rogelio Bolicio
Pulong Yantok – Teresita Catahan and Digna Gratela
Sta. Cruz – Dionisio Salvador
Sta. Lucia – Honorata del Rosario and Dalisay Placido
Sulucan – Eric Cruz and Melito Cruz
Taboc – Dominador Agustin
Long live the Farmers, long live Angat!