The Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) under its program with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Office (UNFAO) distributed farm inputs to farmer’s group in Brgy. Buliok, Sultan Mastura, Maguindanao on May 1, 2018.
The agri products provided were seeds of vegetables such as squash, okra, cucumber, sweet pepper, tomato, and eggplant and others like seedling tray, crate and fertilizer.
Accordingly, those products are based on the identified priority enterprise that the farmer’s group have decided for their organization.
“This is our initial delivery of inputs based on their suggested interval of seed sowing”, Rhadzni Taalim, BDA program operations head stated.
He led the distribution of the agri inputs together with other project staff Makmodin Ali and Abdulbasir Bukua.
Officers and members of Amadeo Vegetables Growers Association received the inputs and thanked BDA for the assistance extended to them.
BDA and UNFAO signed a Letter of Understanding (LOU) in January this year for this project which objective is to open opportunities and link farmers to market to ensure sustainability of their livelihood and establish value chain. There project includes various training for the beneficiaries such as farm preparation through modern methods, Values Enhancement Training (VET), book keeping and recording, project planning and among others.