As the Philippines continued to recover from the pandemic, the corporate social responsibility arm of BDO Unibank continued its efforts to help improve the health and well-being of Filipinos.
Cash remittances sent by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) grew by 3.2 percent year-on-year last March to USD2.594 billion, and an economist forecast continued growth in inflows as more economies reopen.
The Department of Agriculture in Western Visayas is a recipient of a P200-million smart greenhouse and capability-building project to encourage farmers, entrepreneurs, and investors to produce high-value vegetables.
Around 40,000 rice farmers across Western Visayas will benefit from the Department of Agriculture (DA)’s Rice Farmers Financial Assistance (RFFA) program this year.
Farmers and fishers in Leyte will be the pioneer recipients of the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Fuel Subsidy Program.
The Department of Agriculture (DA-6) has urged local government units (LGUs) in Western Visayas to strengthen their surveillance against avian influenza or bird flu.
Athletes from Iloilo and Guimaras gave honor to the country after winning medals in the ongoing 31st Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam.