Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Groundbreaking of P18.8M DAR-Aklan Project Set

The Department of Agrarian Reform in Aklan will spearhead the ground-breaking of the three projects which are part of the P51.9M infrastructure projects identified for Malaya Agrarian Reform Community in Malay, Aklan under the Agrarian Reform Infrastructure Support Program III on May 21, 2010.

The three projects are the construction of Nabaoy – Sitio Embaroto farm-to-market road spanning 0.80 Kilometers worth P4.2M the construction of the Napaan-Sitio Kipot farm-to market-road with 1.6 km length costing P7.9M and the Dumlog Communal Irrigation Project servicing 27 hectares of farmlands worth P6.7M.

The Agrarian Reform Infrastructure Support Program III was launched in Aklan last year to assist three agrarian reform communities the Malaya ARC in Malay, BENTCH ARC in Buruanga, and Pacto de Sangre in New Washington, Aklan. The scope of the ARISP III projects in Malay alone covers the improvement of Argao-Napaan Road with bridge worth, P24.8M; Construction of Dumlog Sitio Aganaga Road worth P6.7M; Post harvest facility costing P1.5M and the Dumlog CIP which will be launched on May 21 at Barangay Cabulihan, Malay, Aklan.

DAR Regional Director Alexis M. Arsenal and other DAR officials lead by Atty. Daniel Y. Martelino will spearhead the event together with the local government officials’ of Malay, Hon. Ceciron Cawaling, outgoing mayor and Hon. John Yap, the Mayor-elect. /MP

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