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CYA rice processing complex uplifts lives of Leyte farmers

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ALANG-ALANG, Leyte, July 8 (PIA) — Rice farmers of the Leyte province are now assured of higher agricultural income and better quality of life with the establishment of the Chen Yi Agventures Rice (CYA) Processing Center in Alang-alang, Leyte.

ALANG-ALANG, Leyte, July 8 (PIA) — Rice farmers of the Leyte province are now assured of higher agricultural income and better quality of life with the establishment of the Chen Yi Agventures Rice (CYA) Processing Center in Alang-alang, Leyte.

The P1.7 billion worth of rice processing complex has been established in the area where some 10,000 famers can avail of the most advanced rice processing technology offered by CYA which can process and produce up to 50,000 tons of rice per year, with farmers raising up to 200 cavans of palay per hectare as compared to the previous 50-80 cavans per hectare before availing of the new technology.

Owned and managed by Francois Patrick Renucci and wife Rachel Tan-Renucci, both from France, the rice processor is considered as the most technologically-advanced facility in Southeast Asia.

 

See full article at Philippine Information Agency

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