CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – As part of its continuing commitment to support the government’s reformation projects for rebel returnees, the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 (DA-10), under the leadership of Regional Executive Director Carlene C. Collado, recently turned over 20 head upgraded goat to the Philippine Army’s 403rd Infantry Brigade and to the Police Regional Office-10’s Regional Mobile Force Battalion.

The intervention worth P231,100 comprised 18 female and 2 male goats granted by DA in support of the police and army’s goat multiplier farm.

Each recipient received 10 breeding stock (9 female and 1 male) as starter kits for goat dispersal project to former rebels.

DA is the lead agency in the Poverty Reduction, Livelihood and Employment (PRLE) Cluster of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) created under Executive Order No. 70, a directive institutionalizing whole-of-nation approach to attaining inclusive and sustainable peace in the country.# (ATT)