P850M set to pump prime Cadiz economy: Escalante

Farm equipment purchased to boost agriculture in Cadiz City*

Mayor Salvador Escalante said on Tuesday, May 31, that P850 million has been allocated to pump prime Cadiz City’s economy, and boost its agriculture and tourism industries.

Among the projects covered by the fund are the construction of 54 kilometers of roads in the hinterlands that will boost food security, equipment to modernize agriculture, drainage systems and lighthouses to guide fishermen home, Escalante said.

Work on a port, breakwater and sports complex are also underway, he said.

The roads will also boost local tourism, he said, noting that the city has 11 waterfalls some of which are in accessible.

Some tourism areas in Cadiz are hampered by lack of road access, Escalante City.*

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