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DA’s Beekeeping Program Set to Go Nationwide

DA’s Beekeeping Program Set to Go Nationwide

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MAMBURAO, Occidental Mindoro – The Department of Agriculture (DA) is gearing up to roll out its successful beekeeping program nationwide this year, following the triumph of the pilot initiative in Occidental Mindoro. Initially targeted at empowering local Mangyan tribesmen by providing them with a source of income and modern entrepreneurial skills, the program has exceeded expectations, prompting the government to expand its scope. In an interview on Tuesday, DA Undersecretary Deogracias Victor Savellano highlighted the positive impact of the beekeeping program on the local communities. The success of these small-scale ventures has encouraged the department to scale up the initiative, focusing on meeting the increasing demand for quality honey on the global market. The DA has...