COTABATO CITY, Feb 28 (PIA) – Fisherfolk in Barangay Kalanganan Mother here have received livelihood assistance amounting to P2 million from the city government. The livelihood assistance, which include fingerlings, feeds as well as fishing equipment such as motorized bancas and nets, aimed at boosting the livelihood The project is being funded out of the cash reward the city received as a winner of the Seal of Good Houskeeping of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).
BY: OLIVER ROSS V. RIVERA
COTABATO CITY, Feb. 26 (PIA) – The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) government is funding the renovation and improvement of Upi town’s public market with a P5-M from the special purpose fund of the Office of the Regional Governor. ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman, Upi Mayor Ramon Piang and local officials yesterday, led the groundbreaking ceremony at the project site.
BY: DANILO E. DOGUILES
TACURONG CITY, Sultan Kudarat, Feb 20 (PIA) -- Residents of the 24 barangays of Tacurong City could again avail of services from the local government unit and its private sector partners right at their doorsteps. This, as the city government has announced the resumption of its flagship outreach project, “City Hall sa Barangay" on February 28. Mayor Lina Montilla said preparations are underway for more efficient and comprehensive service delivery via the city’s mobile city hall project. This year, City Hall sa Barangay activities will kick off at Barangay Rajah Muda, one of the farthest villages here.
BY: DANILO E. DOGUILES
TACURONG CITY, Sultan Kudarat, Feb 24 (PIA) -- Tacurong City’s local government unit has generated P9,517,449.26 from holding the business one-stop shop from January 3 to 20, according to a report released by the City Treasury Office. The same report showed that the revenues from this year’s Business One-Stop Shop (BOSS) was 32.11 percent higher compared to the P7,096,662.48 that the city government earned in 2012 and 18.5 percent higher than the P8,031,596.47 collection in 2013.
Danilo E. Doguiles
KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato -- SOCCSKSARGEN Region leads the National Greening Program (NGP) in terms of survival of trees planted, an official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)- 12 announced. Regional Executive Director Datu Tungko Saikol bared that DENR 12 has obtained an average survival rate of 84 percent of seedling planted through the NGP.
“We are number 1 nationwide in terms of survival rate of seedlings which is the heart of reforestation,” the regional executive director said. Data on the 100 percent validation of NGP established plantations in 2011 and 2012 indicated that DENR 12 had planted a total of 6,620,054 trees; of which, 5,558,872 (83.97%) have remained alive.