THREE associations of cassava farmers in Indanan, Sulu have received livelihood intervention from the Department of Agriculture, through the Special Agricultural Area for Development (Saad).
The DA-Saad Sulu said that it received a total of 950 bundles of cassava stems as livelihood intervention for cassava production in Indanan.
The beneficiaries are the following: Sapah Malaum Saad Farmer's Association, 600 bundles of cassava stems; Bangalan Saad Farmer's Association, 300 bundles; and Pasil Saad Farmer's Association, 50 bundles.
The project intervention is funded under DA-Saad 2020, which aims to provide a source of income to Sulu farmers, as well as increase cassava production in the province.
Saad is a locally-funded program of the DA that is intended to help alleviate poverty among the marginalized sectors on agriculture and fishery. (SunStar Zamboanga)