DA-NorMin hands over checks amounting to a total of P17.1-M to local officials of MisOr and CdeO on behalf of the hog raisers affected by ASF.


CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10) turns over P17.1 million indemnity checks to the local officials of Misamis Oriental and Cagayan de Oro City on behalf of the hog raisers affected by the African Swine Fever (ASF) on June 23, 2021.

The ceremonial check turnover was headed by DA Assistant Secretary for Agribusiness and Marketing Kristine Y. Evangelista along with DA-RFO 10 Regional Executive Director Carlene C. Collado and Regional Technical Director for Operations Carlota S. Madriaga.

Receiving the said checks were Misamis Oriental Governor Yevgeny Vincente B. Emano worth P6.290-M for 343 affected hog raisers and Cagayan de Oro City Councilor and Committee Chair on Agriculture Jay Roa Pascual and Councilor Girlie Balaba worth P10.810 million for 637 affected hog raisers. # (AMBManto)