Six farm-to-market road (FMR) projects were recently approved for implementation under the Agrarian Reform Communities Project (ARCP2) Phase 2 of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR)in Leyte towns.
ARCP2 which is funded by the Asian Development Bank is aimed at addressing poverty in the countryside by increasing agricultural productivity and farm income.
Ellyn Dico, monitoring and evaluation officer, DAR-Leyte informed in a telephone interview with PIA that the six approved FMR projects belong to the municipalities of Palo, Alang-Alang, Capoocan, San Isidro, Villaba and Javier.
Dico said that the approved FMR projects of the six Leyte towns are part of the project proposals submitted by the 13 towns in Leyte province covered by the ARCP2. The other towns include Hilongos, Inopacan, Tolosa, Merida, Matag-ob, Calubian and Bato.