The Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC) distributed indemnity checks amounting to P123,862.30 to farmers of Dalaguete, during the launching of the Agri-Pinoy Trading Center in Dalaguete, Cebu on May 28, 2015.

DA Secretary Proceso J. Alcala led the awarding of checks together with Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III, PCIC VP-CBAG Antonio S. Uy II and Dalaguete Mayor Ronald Allan G. Cesante.  The checks issued were the third batch given to the LGU of Dalaguete.  To date, they have received a total of P888,309.30 worth of crop insurance indemnity.

VP-CBAG Uy apprised Sec. Alcala that the recipient farmers were provided with free insurance coverage through the combined government intervention from the PCIC Agricultural Insurance Program for farmers listed in the Registry System for Basic Sectors in Agriculture (RSBSA) and Agri-Fishery Insurance Program of the Province of Cebu, an initiative of Gov. Davide III and Dr. Roldan Saragena, Cebu Provincial Agriculturist.

Also present during the event were Congressman Wilfredo S. Caminero, DA Usec. Emerson U. Palad, Asec. Leandro H. Gazmin, RED VII Angel C. Enriquez, RTD Joel Elumba and AMAS Dir. Bernadette F. San Juan, and PCIC RO VII staff.