News – PH – DAR builds 3 bridges for Ilocos Sur farmers


From DAR
Posted on 23 February 2021

ILOCOS SUR, Feb 23 – Three new bridges worth P225 million are to be built by the Ministries of Agricultural Reform (DAR) and Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for farmers living here in Agrarian Reform Communities (ARC)

The bridges being built as part of the TPKP (Tulay ng Pangulo Para sa Kaunlarang Pang-Agraryo) project would connect ARCs and neighboring towns and barangays with market centers

DAR Secretary Brother John Castriciones said, “These bridges will connect our farmers to industrial parks where they can sell their products. The aim is to enable our farmers to participate more actively in the local economy and ultimately the reach and development of the Agriculture to expand the country ”

Brother John said the bridges will be built in three locations: at Barangay Lungog in Narvacan; Barangay Naglaoa-an in Sto Domingo and Barangay Silag in Santa Maria

Upon completion, the 3 bridges will be 918 beneficiaries of the agrarian reform and more than 5000 residents who live in three ARCs will benefit, namely the ARC North Narvacan with six barangays, the ARC Macati with 14 barangays and 4 barangays for agricultural reforms in Santo Domingo

The groundbreaking ceremonies will be led by Brother John along with officials from the DAR, DPWH, and Narvacan’s local government, Sto, Domingo and Sta on Aug. and 26 February 2021 (DAR)

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News – PH – DAR to build 3 bridges for farmers in Ilocos Sur
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