Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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Raising of Upgraded Swine

In the Cordilleras, the people have a strong preference for the meat in their meals. Across the region, swine is also an indispensable component in most of the rites and rituals. However, there is an increasing demand for beef and pork yearly as compared to the slower phase of growth in supply. This option, in the long run, hopes to address this issue.

Raising of Upgraded Chicken

Sasso and Kabir chickens shall be raised to supplement farmers’ income, at the same time complimenting the crop production business as a source of organic fertilizer.

Integrated Rice-vegetable Production

Planting vegetables together with native rice variety maximizes land use.

Forest Enrichment using Horticultural Crops

The integration of high timber producing species (mahogany), industrial crops (coffee) and horticultural crops like lemon, rambutan, lanzones, durian, and Pomelo is aimed at enhancing the economic returns that can be derived from the forest while reducing the pressure on the forest ecosystem.

Coffee for Forest Enrichment

Enrichment planting is a forest management strategy for improving the present stock of a logged-over forest. Applied to a muyong, the use of crops that will improve the environmental services is the main objective of enrichment planting.