lechon Archive

Raising Native Animals

Why choose native? According to the Food and Fertilizer Technology Center for the Asian and Pacific Region, native animals have provided valuable contributions in the cultural, social, and economic status of farming communities in the rural areas. Aside from providing them with an alternative source of livelihood, these animals have been known to contain high [&hellip

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Bondoc Peninsula native pigs project raises farmers’ income to P33,700 in two years, opens opportunities to bigger specialty “Lechon” market

A native pig project in Bondoc Peninsula succeeds in raising income of farmers by P33,700 in two years just from selling piglets and opens bigger opportunities for them to sell the specialty “Lechon.” The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is replicating the success of this native pigs multiplier project funded by the Bureau of Agricultural [&hellip

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