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Govt intensifies efforts to support farmers

Govt intensifies efforts to support farmers

Having banned the importation of 17 selected vegetables at the start of the year, government are determined to give local farmers every chance of thriving.

To this end, the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) has introduced a new programme, ‘the Impact Accelerator Subsidy’ to help farmers increase horticulture production.

As it stands, farmers can benefit up to P300, 000 in subsidies from the scheme.

Govt has already set aside P50 million for the programme, with the amount set to increase due to high demand.

Benefits include borehole equipping, provision of energy, construction of pack h...

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