introduction of Contract Growing Business by these companies, there is now a presentsolution to the problem of the supply of chickens in the region which this project intendsto support.8.1.2
The potential for the development of sub-sectors involved in the project area,including the level and kind of demand for agricultural products/commoditiesand/or services involved which the projects intend to meet or create
.The potentials for the development of sub-sectors in the project area is vast. Theneed for breeder farms, hatchery, dressing plants, feed mills, meat shops, and meatdealers will be very vital for the sustainability of the project.
8.1.3Existing efforts/interventions of government and private sector groups todevelop the sub-sectors involved.
Currently the private companies are holding trainings and seminars to investors toupgrade various technologies in meat processing, dressing plant operation, hatcheryoperations, and breeder operations. The Government sector particularly the Departmentof Agriculture is training farmers to meet the demand for yellow corn which is seventy percent of the feed component for Broiler feeds, and trainings and seminars on the use of organic fertilizer using chicken dung.
8.1.4The proposed projects consistency with the policy and priority thrusts of the DA Plans and Programs and its support to, and/or complementation with,the regularly funded activities of DA.
The proposed project is consistent with the Department of Agriculture food security programs and to make region VIII sustainable and to create more job opportunities for the people. The project will continue to provide job opportunity for the community andfood security after project financing has been completed. Strategies to make the projectsustainable after project completion includes regular personnel training and updates inBroiler Production Technology, strict bio-security, and supervision.
8.1.5The perceived problems and/or constraints, which the project intends toaddress, including the cause and evidences of these problems/constraints.
The project aims to achieved maximum bird capacity and attain not less than six growouts in one year. This can be achieved by proper forecasting and good management withhands on technical supervision. Mortality of birds must not exceed the average rate of 3 percent. This can be prevented by implementation of effective medication andvaccination program with regular monitoring, clinical evaluation and examination of healthy and sick birds.To address the negative impact of the project to the environment, the proponent hasseek the help of the DENR to help established a very effective waste managementsystem based on the sound advise of environmental engineers and advisers.
8.1.6Relevant information on how the intended beneficiaries will directly or indirectly benefit from the project, including the direct and indirect benefitswhich the projects may have on the proponent as well
The project will enable the people in the community in which the project is located tohave job opportunity. The farmers in the project area will benefit from the abundantsupply of chicken dung form the project. Which could help cut down the cost of their production and farm inputs. Production of Broilers shall increase activities from theupward and downward linkages that provide more jobs and businesses to others The proponent itself will be able to gain profit and can in the future expand its capacityadding more job and business opportunity to the community.2