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DPWH-DA FMR projects in Leyte

October 18, 2019

PASTRANA, Leyte – To promote a fast progressing agricultural field in the province, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte Second District Engineering Office (L2DEO) ties up with Department of Agriculture (DA) to build worth P15 million of Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) project in Pastrana.

According to District Engineer Gerald Pacanan, the concreting project will be in the Barangays of Sapsap to Manaybanay; Socsocon to Lima; and Cancaraja to Arabunog.

“This project will have a great impact in the economy of the municipality as this would enhance and develop their agricultural ground,” added Pacanan.

The completion of the said project will benefit the residents of these barangays since farmers can transport their products easily to any points of Pastrana, Leyte or even in their neighboring towns.

This development will also be advantageous to the people commuting in the area as this would provide them smooth and convenient travels.

FMR projects is funded under the convergence program of the DPWH and the Department of Agriculture that aims to promote inclusive growth and poverty reduction in the country’s hard to reach areas through better road connectivity.

For CY-2019 L2DEO is task to implement nine (9) DA projects amounting to P50 million.