These are the rehabilitation of three farm-to-market roads , three footpaths , and two communal irrigation systems with total funding of P82 million.
The P32.3M rehabilitation of the 6.8 kilometers Mallango-Sumadel-Belong-Manubal FMR in Tinglayan is 71.26% accomplished as of September 8; the P7M rehab of the 1.6 kms. Tawang FMR in Balbalan is 74.17% completed as of Sept. 17, and the P17.5M improvement of 4 kms. Malucsad-Guinaang-Puapo FMR in Pasil is 35% done as of Oct. 8.
The footpath projects are the P2.8M-worth Malusong-Mabongtot in Mabongtot, Lubuagan which is 27.53% accomplished as of Sept. 25; P4.3M Kela-Bangitan-Bacao-Duyaas in Upper Uma, also in Lubuagan ( 8.23% complete as of Oct. 7), and the P7.3M –worth project in Gaang in Tanudan which is 100% done based n original works as of Sept. 13.
The rehabilitation of the Pongod-Bawbaw-Bacog communal irrigation system in Upper Lubo, Tanudan amounting to P2.6M is already 100% accomplished based on original works. It is targeted to irrigate 12 hectares. Another CIS, the P1.1M improvement of Pingi-Codcodwe water works system in Gawaan, Balbalan recently had its ground breaking.
Of the eight projects, three will benefit conflict areas.
DA is a partner of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Forest Management Bureau in the implementation of the INREMP. ( JDP/PAB-PIA CAR, Kalinga)
By Peter A. Balocnit