Project Launching of Coconut-based Farming System in Paquibato, Davao City

DA-Davao Region and the DA-Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) launched the project titled, Establishment of Coconut-based Farming System towards Technology Adoption in Paquibato District, Davao City on 8 March 2023.

This project aims to improve the production of old coconut, cacao trees, and banana-cardava through rehabilitation— including nutrient management, pest and diseases, and control and cultural management. Through the funding of DA-BAR, this will also allow the farmers to create viable livelihood with swine and vegetable production, hence, increase income and enhance quality of life in a span of 5 to 10 years after project implementation.

Currently, the DA-Davao Region selected Malabog Fatima Farmers’ Association and Malabog-Fatima Integrated Farmers’ Association a  They received farming supplies such as organic fertilizers, seeds, equipment, and planting materials to start-off technology intervention in coconut farming.