RDC-9 focuses on agri, aquaculture production PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 13 January 2013 14:56

Dipolog City Mayor and Regional Development Council 9  Chairperson Evelyn T. Uy, disclosed that the council is focusing  its duties on the agriculture and  aquaculture production in the region aimed to uplift the economic and livelihood status of farmers and fisherfolks.

Uy said among the products that will be developed and focused for quality  production are rubber tree extract, coconut products and seaweeds.

Uy explained that products like rubber extract, coconut and seaweeds are in demand in the world market.

“It is big income generating for farmers and fisherfolks for their families , the government and most of all the  consumers who will be benifited in the general,” she said.
Uy revealed that RDC-9 continues its projects for the region like water irrigation and farm-to-market roads for the farmers  to have good access to the market.

She explained that good roads are vital need for farmers and fisherfolks to keep their goods fresh and intact when it reach the market.

Meanwhile, Uy said that RDC 9 under her leadership.will upgrade and develop the different airport runways so that commercial airlines will have quality service and more flights will open in the region.

“Our experts are now conducting check and assessments so that they can lay-out what things to upgrade about the different runways in the region,” Uy said. - Allen Abastillas