YL: SCALE UP Program Launching in Quezon Province

DA-CALABARZON and DA-Bureau of Agricultural Research held the launching of the Yamang Lupa: Sustainable Community-Based Action R4DE for Livelihood, Uplifting, and Prosperity (YL:SCALE UP) Program in Quezon Province on 23 August 2022 at Silungang Bayan, Tayabas City, Quezon. 

Key officials and representatives from both agencies together the local government units, lead farmer technicians, and farmer facilitators from Pagbilao and Tayabas, Quezon also signified their commitment and support to the DA-BAR funded project. 

The YL: SCALE UP program establishes innovative and sustainable agriculture through the enhanced Yamang Lupa program approaches and strategies in the said  municipalities in line with the goal of harnessing the adapted science-led soil revival strategies and management practices. This is geared toward boosting farmer productivity and strengthening coping mechanisms amidst climate anomalies. The said program is expected to cover increased hectares for a total of 20,000 hectares of rainfed areas for rice and high value vegetables.