Under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project, Palawan has become the site for a start-up seaweed nursery, production and marketing sub-project.
The government maintains its position to support the growth of the fishing industry—from all scales to every subsector.
Based on the 2014 World-Bank Benefit-Incidence analysis, the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program has been able to move beneficiaries closer to the minimum income level needed to transcend poverty. The program is also successful in encouraging school attendance, promoting preventive health check-ups and improving maternal health.
In Paranas, Western Samar, the Department of Public Works and Highways, in partnership with the Department of Social Welfare and Justice, launched a Community Managed Road Maintainance Project. The project aims to involve Programang Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino families in the maintenance of national roads and bridges.
According to the Department of Social Welfare and Development, the enumeration strategy that is being used to assess poor families is applied in all rural barangays and pockets of poverty in urban barangays.
This September, National Peace Consciousness Month has “Pagkakaisa Tungo sa Patuloy na Kapayapaan at Kaunlaran” as its theme. The theme emphasizes the need for unity among Filipinos to ensure peace and continued progress.
Through good will and the convergence of efforts, the rule of law has been upheld. We appreciate the INC leadership’s directives for the withdrawal of their members from their gathering sites. We are thankful that no serious injuries came about these past few days, and that the public can now prepare to go to work and to school tomorrow, as the long weekend draws to a close.
The Department of Transportation and Communications enlisted the aid of British firm NATS to aid in easing congestion and increasing efficiency in NAIA. The partnership with NATS is focused on optimization of runway capacities, developing air traffic controllers’ capabilities, and maximization of available airspace.
Philippine Navy ships delivered 2,627 sacks of relief goods to San Fernando, La Union. The relief packs are to go to those affected by Typhoon Ineng in Ilocos Norte and Abra.
The President’s activities this week embody Daang Matuwid.
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