The Local Government Unit of Alegria, Surigao del Norte through Hon. Mayor Dominador G. Esma, Jr. released the DAR-IFAD NMCIREMP Natural Resource Management (NRM) Funds to Community Institutions of Brgy. Alipao and Budlingin, respectively, in the presence of the Board of Directors of the said association.
Last February 4, 2010, Mayor Esma with SB Member Reynaldo B. Ranay and MPDC Edipolo A. Mosquito, Jr., the project manager of DAR-IFAD NMCIREMP Project Management Office, this municipality, handed over the check amounted to P 50,000.00 and the LGU counterpart of P 9,375.00 to ALMUCO Chairperson, Mrs. Agustina T. Seroy in the presence of ALMUCO Board of Directors. This fund will be used for the Establishment of Hog Fattening project using the Nature Farming Technology System (NFTS). There will be 10 piglets to be raised supported with feeds and biologics as package during the project cycle using the NFTS technology. As learning site, it will be open to interested persons who wanted to know the technology. This will be sustained by Alipao Multi-purpose Cooperative (ALMUCO) and it will form part as additional income to the said organization.
While on the other hand, on February 8, 2010 Mayor Esma handed over the check amounted to P23,650 to BRWA Chairman, Kagawad Adriano V. Cabil witnessed by BRWA Board of Directors. This fund will be utilized for Establishing a one hectare learning site using the Sloping Agriculture Land Technology (SALT), a diversified planting of crops to sustain income at the same time prevent erosion of hillsides/slopes in the area at Budlingin. It is expected by the proponent, the Budlingin Rural Workers Association (BRWA) that this will be emulated by the farmers as the technology was very successful in slope areas in some parts of the country.