CARAGA - Agribusiness Profile

Location and Geography

  • Area
    • Created in 1995 under R.A. 7901
    • Consists of five (5) provinces :Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur, Dinagat Islands and cities of Butuan, Surigao and Bislig. Newly created cities: Tandag, Cabadbaran and Bayugan.
    • Total Land Area: 1.9 Million hectares
  • Climate
    • Type II climate - has no pronounced dry season.
    • Pronounced maximum rainfall in November and March with rainy days (18-25 days/ month).
  • Population (Census 2010)
    • 2.429 Million

Agricultural Commodities

  • Major Crops
    • Palay
    • Corn
    • Coconut
    • Banana
    • Rubber
    • Mango
    • Oil Palm
    • Abaca
    • Vegetables
    • Calamansi
    • Prawns
    • Milkfish
    • Pineapple
    • Soybeans