- Written by Leira Vic G. Colongon
- Published: 05 July 2017
David Lagrada is one of the members of the Roxas Seed Growers Multi-Purpose Cooperative and beneficiaries of the “Palawan Cashew Processing Center” subproject to be funded by PRDP. He is a small-time cashew grower who owns one hectare of cashew plantation. (Photo by Leira Vic Colongon, DA-PRDP RPCO 4B InfoACE Unit)
Cashew is the number one agricultural commodity in the Province of Palawan, particularly in Roxas which is its highest producer. Roxas, a coastal municipality located two hours away from the capital city, shares more than 2,400 hectares of the cashew plantation of the whole province.