44K Ne­grense farm­ers,

Watchmen Daily Journal - - NEWS -

A to­tal of 44,690 farm­ers and fish­er­folk in Ne­gros Oc­ci­den­tal ben­e­fited from al­most P83 mil­lion worth of crop in­sur­ance premium sub­sidy in 2018.

Based on fig­ures re­leased by the Philip­pine Crop In­sur­ance Corp. (PCIC), a to­tal of P72.9 mil­lion went to those en­rolled un­der the Reg­istry Sys­tem for Ba­sic Sec­tor in Agri­cul­ture (RSBSA) as of Fri­day, Jan­uary 11.

The amount in­cluded al­most P56.5 mil­lion for the crop sec­tor cov­er­ing 28,937 re­cip­i­ents of rice, corn, high-value crops and fish­ery in­sur­ance lines for

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