2017-117-DiversionDam6Members of the Paetan Farmers Association with Barangay Paetan Agricultural Technician (lady in black and white shirt) and staff from the Department of Agriculture-MiMaRoPa (lady in red shirt) visit the diversion dam in Barangay Paetan, Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro. (Photo by Denice Joelle Benosa, RAFIS, DA-MiMaRoPa)

"Dati dalawang cropping lang, ngayon nakakatatlo na kami,” an elated farmer named Roberto Camero said when asked about how the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) diversion dam helps them.

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2017 03 AbraDeIlogMayor Maria Gloria "Meg" Constantino (lady wearing brown dress) of Abra de Ilog receives the award as an Outstanding Municipality in the 2016 National Quality Corn Achievers Awards at he Farm @ Carpenter Hill, Koronadal City. (Photo by Paulo Emmanuel Ajose, DA-MiMaRoPa, RAFIS)

For two consecutive years, Abra de Ilog in Occidental Mindoro has been recognized as an Outstanding Municipality in the National Quality Corn Achievers Awards (NQCAA) from the Department of Agriculture (DA). They bagged the award in 2015 and 2016 respectively.

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On November 19, 2008 the prestigious Gawad Saka Awards of the Department of Agriculture distributed P 2.19 million in cash prizes to 12 outstanding farmers and fisherfolk along with five farmer and fishing groups that made notable contributions to the growth of the agriculture sector this year.One of the recipients of a Presidential Citation, P120,000.00 cash prize and Php 1,000,000.00 research grant (Individual Category) was Dr. Louella Rowena de Jesus of the Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Field Unit No. 4B as Outstanding Agricultural Scientist. The award was presented to her by no less than President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo at the Manila Hotel.

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