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Over 16K fruit seedlings given to Kidapawan farmers, group in Q1

The Kidapawan City government under the leadership of Mayor Jose Paolo Evangelista has distributed over 16,000 fruit seedlings to the farmers in the city during the first quarter of this year.

The Office of the City Agriculturist (OCA) gave the seedlings to the fruit farmers and the group Gagmay’ng Kristohanong Katilingban (GKK) under the Canopy ’25 program, the city government said.

Some of the varieties given to the beneficiaries were durian, rambutan, lanzones, mangosteen, and pomelo.

Citing the report of the OCA, the local government said that 212 fruit farmers and GKK members benefited from the program.

“Sa kasalukuyan ay mahigit na sa isang milyong puno ang naitanim sa ilalim ng Canopy’25 sa iba’t ibang mga lugar sa lungsod,” it said.

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