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Solar-Powered Irrigation Project to Boost Agriculture in Mabini, Bohol

A groundbreaking ceremony to boost the agriculture sector in Mabini, Bohol.  The ceremony is for a transformative Solar-Powered Irrigation and Domestic Water System project that recently unfolded in Sitio Banat-e, Barangay San Jose, Mabini, Bohol to help boost their agriculture and enhance the living conditions in the area. The project is spearheaded by Sibol ng Agham at Teknolohiya Inc. (SIBAT) and MISEREOR, with collaboration from provincial and local government units, alongside GlobalGiving, Anakata Wind Power Resources, and the Centre for Neighbourhood Studies. The initiative is driven by the pressing need to address water scarcity, which has hindered the full cultivation of approximately 32 hectares of farm land by members of Nagkahiusang Mag-uuma sa San Jose (NAMASAJO). Due to insufficient water sources, agricultural activities are limited to the rainy season from August to December. By integrating solar-powered water pumps for irrigation, the project intends to maximize the util