The Province Of Davao Oriental


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The Province Of Davao Oriental

  1. 1. Southern Mindanao, Philippines<br />
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  3. 3. Population and Labor Force<br />Davao Oriental has approximately 486,104 people (as of 2007 census) with an average population growth rate of 1.19%.  Population density is computed at 94 people per square kilometer.  The province’s labor participation rate is 72.70% while employment rate is at 94.70%.<br />Davao Oriental is the home of native Davaoenos as well as people and tribes from various places in Mindanao, Visayas and Luzon areas living and blending well in harmony and peace.  Dialects and languages spoken are Davaoneo, Cebuano, Filipino and English.<br />With literacy rate of 96%, the province has sufficient number of competent skilled workers and professionals who can be tapped by potential industries.<br />Municipalities - 11<br />Total Land Area - 516,446.00 has.<br />Total Agricultural Land Area - 223,771.00 has.<br />The eastern coast of the province is fringed with mountain ranges while the rest of the area has an uneven distribution of hills, swamps and lowlands. Of the total land area of the province, about 493.68 km2 are classified as lowlands, 235.90 km2 as uplands; 2,263,48 km2 as hilly lands; and about 2,154.35 as mountainous areas. The remaining 17.05 km2 are covered by creeks, braided river beds, lakes and quarries.<br />
  4. 4. Agri-Production and Investment<br />Rice Industry<br />Nationwide, the province is rated as one of the top producer of rice of different varieties and of good quality. The famous “Banay-banay 7-tonner Rice” is produced in this province. Rice is the major staple food of the province. About 70% of the populace is rice eaters and only 30% are corn-eaters. <br />Total Land Area- 516,446.00 has.<br />Total Agricultural Land Area- 223,771.00 has.<br />Total Land Area for Rice Production- 13,000.00 has.<br />Area Planted / Harvested- 6,776.00 has.<br />Irrigated- 5,010.00 has.<br />Rain fed- 1,766.00 has<br />Lowland- 1,576.00 has.<br />Upland- 190.00 has. <br />Potential Irrigated Area- 6,223.00 has.<br />Total Number of Rice Farmers- 5,843 farmers<br />Investment Opportunities<br /> - Organic fertilizer from rice residues and by products  - Irrigation system - Farm equipments - Rice milling - Construction materials (straw and hulls) - Paper and cartoon making<br />
  5. 5. Agri-Production and Investment<br />Corn Industry<br />Corn, next to rice is the 2nd most important cereal crop in the Philippines. It is considered as staple food for about 20% of the country’s population. <br />Corn is also an important ingredient for animal feeds. <br />About 52% of feeds composition for boilers, layers and hog is corn and 70% of corn production is used for this purposes. <br />Total Land Area- 516,446.00 has.<br />Total Agricultural Land Area- 223,771.00 has.<br />Area Planted to Corn- 13,000.00 has.<br />Average Production per Hectare- 4 tons per hectare<br />Average Farm Size- 1.5 has.<br />Investment Opportunities<br /> - Corn-based food processing - Organic fertilizer and other alternative products <br /> from corn waste - Corn starch processing - Corn oil (cooking oil) - Ethanol Processing - Feedmilling<br />
  6. 6. Agri-Production and Investment<br />Coconut Industry<br />Davao Oriental is the leading coconut producer in the Philippines. It produces an average of one billion nuts annually covering a total crop area of 156,837 hectares. The major products exported by the province through the International Copra Export Corporation are crude oil and copra pellets. Records show that export of 816,863 metric tons of crude oil and pellets from 1997 to 2001 is valued at $ 185.7 million. With the province’s advantages in terms of volume and area in coconut production, it can still explore of new opportunities offered by the industry both in the domestic and export markets.<br />Total Land Area- 516,446.00 has.<br />Total Agricultural Land Area- 223,771.00 has.<br />Area Planted / Harvested- 156,837.00 has.<br />Area Planted Non-Bearing- 3,597.00 has.<br />No. of Coco Farmers-114,079 farmers<br />No. of Coco Farms- 46,091 farms<br />Average Farm Size- 3.68 has.<br />Avg. Prodn. Per Ha. / Yr.- 1.2 tons<br />Investment Opportunities<br />Coco biofuel, Coconut oil, Copra meal /pellets, Dessicated coconut, Virgin Coconut oil, Coco fiber / geotextile, Coco Peat, Granulated charcoal , Coco-based food products (coco juice,cococandies,cocojam,cocovinegar and sauce,cocoflour,coco,sugar,coco milk), Coco gifts and housewares (baskets, trays), Coco wine (Lambanog and Tuba) <br />
  7. 7. Agri-Production and Investment<br />Abaca Industry<br />Davao Oriental is the top producer of abaca fiber in the region and the fourth in the Philippines. Bulk of the province’s produce, however, is raw abaca fiber. Production of dagmay cloth, handicrafts and hammocks is relatively low. Hence, leaving a lot of opportunities for expansion and diversification. <br />Total Land Area- 516,446.00 has.<br />Total Agricultural Land Area- 223,771.00 has.<br />Area Planted/Harvested- 12,000 has.<br />No. of Abaca Farmers-2,166 Farmers<br />Average Farm Size- 3.24 has<br />Avg. Prodn. Per Ha. / Yr.- 1,001 kgs.<br />Potential Area for Abaca Production- 50,000 has.<br />Investment Opportunities<br /> - Expansion of Production Areas - Abaca Pulp Processing - Rope /Cordage Making / Carpets and Rugs - Sinamay Cloth & Sinamay Housewares Processing - Dagmay Weaving and Dagmay Novelty Making - Establishment of Processing Facilities<br />
  8. 8. Agri-Production and Investment<br />Rubber Industry<br />Rubber production in Davao Oriental is a very promising industry in which external considerations such as soil and climatic conditions are ideal for mass propagation and development. The Provincial Government of Davao Oriental and the Local Government Units of the province are seriously promoting the extensive production of rubber tree owing to its economic and environmental value -being ideal specie for reforestation programs and as intercrop to abaca.<br />Total Land Area- 516,446.00 has.<br />Total Agricultural Land Area- 223,771.00 has.<br />Area Planted to Rubber- 250 has.<br />Tapped Area- 50 has.<br />Non-productive/Untapped Area- 200 has<br />Number of Rubber Planters- 200<br />Average farm size- 1 ha.<br />Average Production per Hectare/Year- 1.4 tons<br />Potential Area for Expansion- 50,000 has.<br />Investment Opportunities<br />- Expansion of plantation areas - Seedlings Production - Rubber sheet/crepe rubber processing<br />- Processing Equipment<br />
  9. 9. Agri-Production and Investment<br />Banana Industry<br />The banana industry specifically the cardava variety is one of the priority industries of Davao Oriental due to its high growth potential. Based on projections, cardava banana chips export performance will grow at an average of 10% per year; local market for cardava in urban centers is growing as alternative healthy snack food such as banana cue, fried banana, turon, etc.; and, domestic demand for lakatan and latundan (both table bananas) is expected to increase at an average of at least 3% per year. Based on record. Davao Oriental has 12,065 hectares planted to banana and it has an estimated production volume of 319,722metric tons. <br />Total Land Area- 516,446.00 has.<br />Total Agricultural Land Area- 223,771.00 has.<br />Area Planted to Banana- 12,065.00 has.<br />Area Harvested- 9,781.00 has.<br />No. of Banana Farmers- 5,800 farmers<br />Average Farm Size- 2.08 has<br />Avg. Prodn. Per Ha./Yr- 26.50 tons<br />Investment Opportunities<br /> - Banana Production expansion (cardava variety) - Banana chips Processing - Processing of other products such as banana flour,banana catsup, banana <br /> feedstuff, etc. - Establishment of tissue culture laboratory and nursery for banana<br />
  10. 10. Agri-Production and Investment<br />Mango Industry<br />Mango, the country’s national fruit, is considered one of the finest fruits in the world. It is the third most important fruit crop of the country next to banana and pineapple. “Carabao” mango, also known as the Manila super mango is top of the country’s export variety. At present, there are ten “carabao” mango strains in the Philippines. The industry also supports around 2.5million farmers nationwide. <br />Total Land Area- 516,446.00 has. <br />Total Agricultural Land Area- 223,771.00 has. <br />Area Planted to Mango- 8,161.16 has. <br />Area Harvested- 1,766.40 <br />Number of Mango Farmers- 3,500 farmers <br />Average Farm Size- 2.33 has. <br />Avg. Prodn. Per Ha./Yr- 14.89 tons<br />Investment Opportunities<br /> - Market Consolidation - Lease Contract on Plantation - Supply of Inputs<br /> - Processing Facilities<br />
  11. 11. Agri-Production and Investment<br />Livestock Industry<br />Davao Oriental is primarily a livestock production area. Land areas and the climatic conditions are very ideal for livestock production. Major livestock commodities are goats, cattle, swine poultry (native and layer) and sheep. Estimated total cost economic value of major livestock and poultry commodity in the province reach P 1.8 billion based on 2007 inventory of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics. More than 90% of the industries are from the backyard sector, commercial farms constitute only a portion of the overall population. <br />Commodity Population Level of prod’n(mt.) <br />Cattle (beef) 22,856 28.32 <br />Carabao 30,385 997 <br />Swine 149,230 17,986 <br />Goat 54.002 1,003 <br />Chicken (meat) 998,364 5,308 <br />Chicken (egg) 221,927 1,702 <br />Investment Opportunities<br /> - Goat production - Meat processing – goat & poultry (halal) - Cold storage/ Refrigerated Vans Operation<br /> - Feed Milling<br /> - Milk Production and Processing Facilities<br />
  12. 12. Agri-Production and Investment<br />Aquaculture Industry<br />With a vast area of water resources, the locals of Davao Oriental are engaged in fishing as their means of livelihood. <br />Total Length of Coastline- 513.2 kms.<br />Average Pond Size- 500 sq.m. <br />Estimated Potential Areas for Freshwater Dev’t- 1,350 has.<br />Average Production / Hectare- 6,750 kgs.<br />Investment Opportunities<br /> - Establishment of fish cages / pens in lakes<br /> - Establishment of fish processing plant<br /> - Establishment of a packaging plant<br /> - Cold storage and ice plants<br /> - Provision of refrigerated transport services<br /> - Feed milling<br /> - Expansion of existing fish pond areas for tilapia production<br /> - Processing / trading of fish feeds and other inputs<br />
  13. 13. Agri-Production and Investment<br />Seaweeds Industry<br />The seaweed industry is one of the most promising industries in the Philippines today. Seaweed or its derivatives (carageenan) is among the country’s top 10 exporter winners with a market that is continuously expanding.<br />Total Length of Coastline- 513.2 kms.<br />Potential Area for Seaweed Farming15,000 has. <br />Area Planted 100 has.<br />Average Annual Production 3 tons per ha.<br />Investment Opportunities<br /> - Seaweed production / expansion (eucheuma and kappaphycus variety) - Establishment of semi-processing plant - Establishment of seaweed buying stations<br />
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