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Statistics of Abaca Farm and Farmers in the Philippines

Requested from PhilFIDA by Robinso Galo Robediso at 01:05 AM on Jul 08, 2018.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 07/08/2018 - 07/08/2018
Tracking no: #PhilFIDA-613961476901

Robinso Galo 01:05 AM, Jul 08, 2018

Hi! I would like to request the information regarding the following:

1. Statistics of Abaca Farm and Farmers in the Philippines

2. Statistics of Abaca Farm and Farmers in Region 8

3. Statistics of Abaca Farm and Farmers in Eastern Samar

4. Organizational Chart for Abaca Production/Processing Management

FOI Receiving 09:58 AM, Sep 26, 2018

September 26, 2018

Dear Robinso Galo,

Thank you for your request dated Jul 08, 2018 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Statistics of Abaca Farm and Farmers in the Philippines.

1.	There are about 128,958 abaca farmers cultivating a total area of 180,302 hectares throughout the country.

2.	For Region 8, there are 32,722 farmers involved in abaca fiber production which covers around 46,680 hectares of abaca farms.

3.	In Eastern Samar, a total of 3,745 farmers cultivate about 4,628 hectares of abaca farms.  

4.	You may use our Abaca Sustainability Manual as your reference for the step-by-step abaca production process. This can be downloaded at our website under this link http://www.philfida.da.gov.ph/index.php/2017-09-22-05-23-59.  

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Marian Joy Gray
FOI Receiving Officer

FOI Receiving 10:02 AM, Sep 26, 2018

September 26, 2018

Dear Robinso Galo,

Thank you for your request dated Jul 08, 2018 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Statistics of Abaca Farm and Farmers in the Philippines.

1.	There are about 128,958 abaca farmers cultivating a total area of 180,302 hectares throughout the country.

2.	For Region 8, there are 32,722 farmers involved in abaca fiber production which covers around 46,680 hectares of abaca farms.

3.	In Eastern Samar, a total of 3,745 farmers cultivate about 4,628 hectares of abaca farms.  

4.	You may use our Abaca Sustainability Manual as your reference for the step-by-step abaca production process. This can be downloaded at our website under this link http://www.philfida.da.gov.ph/index.php/2017-09-22-05-23-59.  

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Marian Joy Gray
FOI Receiving Officer

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