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Capitol Gives NFUCIP Claims

Capitol Gives NFUCIP Claims

Board Member Salvador Escalante, Jr. (seated center) led in the turn over of check worth a total of P1,080,174 to beneficiaries of the Negros First Universal Crop Insurance Program (NFUCIP) at the Capitol, yesterday. /Capitol photo

A total of P1,080,174 were released yesterday to beneficiaries of the Negros First Universal Crop Insurance Program of the Provincial Government.

Second District Board Member Salvador Escalante, Jr. led in the turn over of checks at the Governor’s Office.

NFUCIP is now on its third year of implementation; it was created to mitigate the adverse effects of climate change to Negrense farmers.

Record of the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist shows that in 2011, the provincial government has provided an initial fund of P4.5Million to cover rice crops of farmers.

Within three years, 9,917 farmers have been insured with 9,370.224 hectares covered.

A total of 3,920 farmers had already received indemnity claims amounting to P15,526,118 for 4,145 hectares damaged rice crops. /Capitol News

Guv Leads Candle Lighting Ceremony for National Peace

Guv Leads Candle Lighting Ceremony for National Peace

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (right) leads in the candle lighting ceremony during the National Peace Consciousness Month culmination program held at the Negros Occ. Multi-Purpose Activity Center in Bacolod City, yesterday, with the theme, “Nagkakaisang Bayan Para sa Kapayapaan”. Also in photo are Col. Jon Aying of the 303rd Infantry Brigade, PA and Rep. Stephen Paduano. /Capitol photo

Guv Signs MoA for Tourism Development Projects in Region 6

Guv Signs MoA for Tourism Development Projects in Region 6

(L-R) Gov. Arthur D. Defensor, Sr. of Iloilo City, Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. of Negros Occidental, Luke Myers, head of Aid, Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Embassy of Canada, Department of Interior and Local Government Regional Director, Anthony Nuyda sign the Memorandum of Agreement for Tourism Development projects in the provinces of Aklan, Antique, Iloilo, and Negros Occidental at NEDA Building, Iloilo City, yesterday. /Capitol photo