Agri-10 culminates its cash assistance distribution under the Rice Farmers’ Financial Assistance for Bukidnon province, in the towns of Kibawe and Kitaotao.


The Department of Agriculture – Northern Mindanao Field Office (DA-NorMin) rounded up the Rice Farmers Financial Assistance (RFFA) distribution caravan in Bukidnon province on May 6-7, in Kibawe and Kitaotao town.

Some 1,053 smallholder rice farmers from the towns of Damulog, Dangcagan, Kadingilan, Kibawe and Kitaotao received their P5k cash subsidy in the two-day caravan.

For the fourth-year implementation of the RFFA, the DA-NorMin has apportioned P141.72-M in funds for as non-conditional cash grant to a total of 27,905 qualified recipients in Bukidnon.

RSBSA-registered rice farmers tilling rice area of not more than two hectares were entitled of the aid.

The RFFA is a strategic intervention of the DA to help farmers in mitigating rising farm inputs cost.

The DA-NorMin through its Rice program is set to hold the RFFA distribution caravan in Lanao del Norte on May 13-17 where 21,375 bonafide rice farmers will receive the RFFA.# (ATT)