The Chinese Consulate General in Davao and the Davao City Government jointly held the launching ceremony of the banana planting project on April 19. The Consul General Li Lin in Davao, the Acting Mayor of Davao City, Sebastian Duterte, and Rutrio, director of the Agricultural Bureau of Davao, all attended the meeting.
In his speech at the launch ceremony, Li Lin said that since the outbreak of the pandemic, the Chinese government and people have continuously provided the Philippines with support. The Chinese Consulate General in Davao has always been committed to fighting the epidemic and restoring the economy, together with the governments of Davao and the consular area.
On April 19, the Chinese Consulate General in Davao and the Davao City Government jointly held the launching ceremony of the banana planting project. Photo by the Chinese Consulate General in Davao
This banana planting assistance project aims to help the poor aboriginal farmers in the remote mountainous areas of Davao City get out of poverty. In addition to providing banana seedlings, fertilizers and pesticides to the beneficiary farmers, it also organizes third-party companies to provide relevant training to farmers and to purchase bananas produced by farmers to ensure their income.
Li Lin (third from right), Consul General of China in Davao City, and Sebastian Duterte (fourth from right), Acting Mayor of Davao City, attended the launching ceremony. Photo by the Chinese Consulate General in Davao
Agriculture is an important industry in the Philippine national economy. Agricultural technology cooperation has always been an important part of bilateral cooperation between China and the Philippines. China-Philippines agricultural cooperation has great potential in Mindanao. The Consulate General in Davao will continue to promote relevant Chinese provinces. The agricultural cooperation with the Mindanao region has continued to progress, benefiting more farmers in the Mindanao region.