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Typhoon damage to Bohol agriculture pegged at P3.1 billion, so far

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The fury of Typhoon Odette has laid waste to Bohol’s agricultural lands with business damages reaching an preliminary estimate of P3.1 billion, an official mentioned.

According to assistant provincial agriculturist Larry Pamugas, the partial damage estimate which lined all agricultural produce, coconut farms, fisheries and gear was nonetheless anticipated to rise as stories from varied cities had been nonetheless incomplete.

In a press convention on Thursday, Pamugas mentioned the hurricane, which swept by way of Bohol on December 16, worn out P2.7 billion price of agricultural produce throughout the province’s 47 cities.

The storm additionally ravaged fisheries leaving P357 million price of damages primarily based on stories from 34 out of 47 cities.

The livestock business incurred P60 million in damages as reported by 37 cities.

Meanwhile, agriculture infrastructure damages had been estimated at P35 million primarily based on stories from 15 cities.

“Agri-infra mao niy mga facilities nato sa agriculture, mga farm machineries, mga tractors na tua sa field,” mentioned Pamugas.