Southeastern Philippines, about 850 km from Manila bounded on the North by Agusan del Norte; South by Compostela Valley; East by Surigao del Sur; and West by Misamis Oriental and Bukidnon.
Prosperidad
896,550 hectares, (8965.50 km2) the fourth largest province in the country or the largest in Mindanao Island.
Elongated basin formation, with mountain ranges in eastern and western sides, forming a valley. Crisscrossed by tributaries, the largest of which is Agusan River. Southern part features swamps and lakes.
From slightly to strongly acidic, mostly clay loam, rich in nutrients, suitable to most agricultural crops.
Type II, Climate no dry season, pronounced maximum rainy period, occurring in the month of October-January.
MONTHLY RAINFALL (in mm), 2008
Month
Patin-ay Agromet S.
Prosperidad NIA-GRIS
Bayugan NIA-ARIS
Rosario NIA-PIO
Trento NIA-SRIS
ADS
January
484.80
420.00
354.02
513.00
351.40
424.64
February
399.40
363.00
334.66
319.00
320.00
347.21
March
451.40
377.00
377.89
614.00
337.00
431.46
April
223.20
162.00
140.40
273.00
225.00
204.72
May
197.30
292.00
38.06
265.00
142.50
186.97
June
286.20
183.00
145.20
150.00
130.00
178.88
July
155.00
154.00
291.09
164.00
97.00
172.22
August
172.10
261.00
176.08
102.00
101.50
162.54
September
301.20
230.00
252.09
308.00
144.50
247.16
October
435.80
279.00
358.05
417.00
228.00
343.57
November
357.00
439.00
336.00
519.00
473.50
424.90
December
427.80
263.00
257.92
314.00
292.50
311.04
Total
3,891.20
3,423.00
3,061.46
3,958.00
2,842.90
3,435.31
Annual Average
324.27
285.25
255.12
329.83
236.91
286.28
SOURCE : Gov't. Center - Agromet Station, NIA-Prosperidad, NIA-Bayugan, NIA-Rosario, NIA-Trento, Agusan del Sur
MONTHLY RAINFALL (in mm), 2010
Month
Patin-ay Agromet S.
Prosperidad NIA-GRIS
Bayugan NIA-ARIS
Rosario NIA-PIO
Trento NIA-SRIS
ADS
January
722.30
685.00
568.00
851.50
228.65
611.09
February
162.50
163.00
91.00
159.00
58.57
126.81
March
148.40
194.00
170.00
258.00
121.29
178.34
April
224.20
197.00
177.00
279.00
113.00
198.04
May
361.40
367.00
151.00
394.00
102.90
275.26
June
60.00
157.00
103.00
107.50
29.33
91.37
July
296.20
324.00
187.50
256.00
49.68
222.68
August
136.40
177.00
309.00
227.00
19.29
173.74
September
197.00
98.00
181.00
121.00
12.83
121.97
October
251.00
416.00
196.00
254.00
13.06
226.01
November
178.50
116.00
129.00
323.00
90.00
167.30
December
411.80
332.00
234.00
399.00
14.68
278.30
Total
3,149.70
3,226.00
2,496.50
3,629.00
853.28
2,670.90
Annual Average
262.475
268.83
208.04
302.42
71.11
222.57
SOURCE : Gov't. Center - Agromet Station, NIA-Prosperidad, NIA-Bayugan, NIA-Rosario, NIA-Trento, Agusan del Sur
MONTHLY RAINFALL (in mm), 2010
Month
Patin-ay Agromet S.
Prosperidad NIA-GRIS
Bayugan NIA-ARIS
Rosario NIA-PIO
Trento NIA-SRIS
ADS
January
722.30
685.00
568.00
851.50
228.65
611.09
February
162.50
163.00
91.00
159.00
58.57
126.81
March
148.40
194.00
170.00
258.00
121.29
178.34
April
224.20
197.00
177.00
279.00
113.00
198.04
May
361.40
367.00
151.00
394.00
102.90
275.26
June
60.00
157.00
103.00
107.50
29.33
91.37
July
296.20
324.00
187.50
256.00
49.68
222.68
August
136.40
177.00
309.00
227.00
19.29
173.74
September
197.00
98.00
181.00
121.00
12.83
121.97
October
251.00
416.00
196.00
254.00
13.06
226.01
November
178.50
116.00
129.00
323.00
90.00
167.30
December
411.80
332.00
234.00
399.00
14.68
278.30
Total
3,149.70
3,226.00
2,496.50
3,629.00
853.28
2,670.90
Annual Average
262.475
268.83
208.04
302.42
71.11
222.57
SOURCE : Gov't. Center - Agromet Station, NIA-Prosperidad, NIA-Bayugan, NIA-Rosario, NIA-Trento, Agusan del Sur
MONTHLY RAINFALL (in mm), 2011
Month
Patin-ay Agromat S.
Prosperidad NIA-GRIS
Bayugan NIA-ARIS
Rosario NIA-PIO
Trento NIA-SRIS
ADS
January
1,539.80
0.00
908.00
801.00
406.74
731.11
February
830.40
0.00
344.00
607.00
86.07
373.49
March
728.80
0.00
433.00
610.00
132.94
380.95
April
196.20
0.00
109.00
177.00
27.30
101.90
May
136.00
0.00
192.00
295.00
46.81
133.96
June
458.60
0.00
251.00
275.00
108.03
218.53
July
284.00
335.00
105.00
157.00
75.48
191.30
August
247.00
183.00
87.00
406.00
75.48
199.70
September
233.00
202.00
135.00
235.00
78.33
176.67
October
211.60
247.00
172.00
101.00
66.13
159.55
November
327.20
370.00
224.00
346.00
118.67
277.17
December
965.80
843.00
508.00
659.00
280.32
651.22
Total
6,158.40
2,180.00
3,468.00
4,669.00
1,502.30
3,595.54
Annual Average
513.2
181.67
289.00
389.08
125.19
299.63
SOURCE : Gov't. Center - Agromet Station, NIA-Prosperidad, NIA-Bayugan, NIA-Rosario, NIA-Trento, Agusan del Sur
MONTHLY RAINFALL (in mm), 2012
Month
Patin-ay Agromet S.
Prosperidad NIA-GRIS
Bayugan NIA-ARIS
Rosario NIA-PIO
Trento NIA-SRIS
ADS
January
916.20
806.00
555.00
886.00
243.55
681.35
February
498.40
367.00
395.00
593.00
104.83
391.65
March
287.60
224.00
280.00
291.00
112.81
239.08
April
378.20
298.00
256.00
255.00
108.33
259.11
May
61.40
129.00
190.00
191.00
80.97
130.47
June
102.40
239.00
110.00
294.00
38.00
156.68
July
129.40
241.00
228.00
120.00
95.81
162.84
August
158.60
221.00
145.00
142.00
46.77
142.67
September
208.60
214.00
155.00
115.00
71.00
152.72
October
0.00
184.00
166.00
290.00
72.26
142.45
November
0.00
373.00
312.00
337.00
152.50
234.90
December
0.00
316.00
173.00
170.00
142.26
160.25
Total
2,740.80
3,612.00
2,965.00
3,684.00
1,269.09
2,854.18
Annual Average
228.40
301.00
247.08
307.00
105.76
237.85
SOURCE : Gov't. Center - Agromet Station, NIA-Prosperidad, NIA-Bayugan, NIA-Rosario, NIA-Trento, Agusan del Sur
CY 2008-2012
Month
Patin-ay Agromet S.
Prosperidad NIA-GRIS
Bayugan NIA-ARIS
Rosario NIA-PIO
Trento NIA-SRIS
ADS
2008
324.27
285.25
255.12
329.83
236.91
286.28
2009
369.80
290.67
297.67
378.29
85.12
284.31
2010
262.48
268.83
208.04
302.42
71.11
222.57
2011
513.20
181.67
289.00
389.08
125.19
299.63
2012
228.40
301.00
247.08
307.00
105.76
237.85
SOURCE : Gov't. Center - Agromet Station, NIA-Prosperidad, NIA-Bayugan, NIA-Rosario, NIA-Trento, Agusan del Sur
Municipality
Land Area (has.)
A&D Land (has.)
Timberland (has.)
Production
Protection
Total
Sibagat
50,136.00
3,715.00
27,672.00
18,749.00
46,421.00
Bayugan
53,939.00
17,085.00
11,967.00
24,887.00
36,854.00
Prosperidad
55,511.00
24,342.00
29,500.00
2,291.00
31,791.00
San Francisco
26,583.00
19,818.00
3,398.00
12,380.00
15,778.00
Rosario
35,830.00
12,171.00
11,118.00
6,312.00
17,430.00
Bunawan
43,309.00
13,256.00
22,299.00
7,754.00
30,053.00
Trento
75,070.00
16,954.00
56,602.00
1,514.00
58,116.00
Sta. Josefa
18,801.00
7,758.00
10,376.00
667.00
11,043.00
Veruela
33,208.00
14,774.00
7,685.00
10,749.00
18,434.00
Loreto
138,940.00
24,330.00
70,705.00
43,905.00
114,610.00
La Paz
109,978.00
14,305.00
48,567.00
47,106.00
95,673.00
Talacogon
36,485.00
12,287.00
9,750.00
11,047.00
20,797.00
San Luis
118,842.00
10,030.00
65,228.00
43,384.00
108,612.00
Esperanza
100,118.00
25,218.00
61,757.00
13,143.00
74,900.00
Total
896,750.00
216,043.00
436,624.00
243,888.00
680,512.00
Percentage
100%
24.09%
48.69%
27.20%
75.89%
Source: DENR & Socio Economic Profile, Agusan del Sur
Area of Production and Protection Forest in hectares
Office/ Municipality
Protection Forest (has.)
Production Forest (has.)
Total Forestland (has.)
PENRO - ADS total
177,705
435,970
613,675
CENRO San Francisco
13,689
48,023
61,712
San Francisco
6,974
6,339
13,313
Prosperidad
824
25,560
26,384
Rosario
5,891
16,124
22,015
CENRO Bunawan
8,668
52,880
61,548
Bunawan
8,658
22,158
30,816
Trento
10
24,643
24,653
Sta. Josefa
0
6,079
6,079
CENRO Loreto
14,260
88,188
102,448
Veruela
1,182
22,327
23,509
Loreto
13,078
65,861
78,939
CENRO Talacogon
89,710
131,478
221,188
La Paz
48,378
58,845
107,223
Talacogon
22,036
24,549
46,585
San Luis
19,296
48,084
67,380
CENRO Bayugan City
51,378
115,401
166,779
Bayugan City
16,750
10,908
27,658
Esperanza
10,221
75,991
86,212
Sibagat
24,407
28,502
52,909
Source: PENRO - LGU
Office/ Municipality
A & D (has.)
Forestland (has.)
Total Area (has.)
ADS Total (Districts 1 & 2)
216,043
613,676
829,719
DISTRICT 1
92,677
307,129
399,806
CENRO Talacogon
22,317
113,966
136,283
San Luis
10,030
67,380
77,410
Talacogon
12,287
46,586
58,873
CENRO San Francisco
24,342
26,384
50,726
Prosperidad
24,342
26,384
50,726
CENRO Bayugan City
46,018
166,779
212,797
Bayugan City
17,085
27,658
44,743
Esperanza
25,218
86,212
111,430
Sibagat
3,715
52,909
56,624
DISTRICT 2
123,366
306,547
429,913
CENRO Talacogon
14,305
107,223
121,528
La Paz
14,305
107,223
121,528
CENRO San Francisco
31,989
35,328
67,317
San Francisco
19,818
13,313
33,131
Rosario
12,171
22,015
34,186
CENRO Bunawan
37,968
61,548
99,516
Bunawan
3,256
30,816
44,072
Trento
16,954
24,653
41,607
Sta. Josefa
7,758
6,079
13,837
CENRO Loreto
39,104
102,448
141,552
Loreto
24,330
78,939
103,269
Veruela
14,774
23,509
38,283
Source: PENRO - LGU
Office/ Municipality
Untenured Forest (has.)
Tenured Forest (has.)
Total Production Forest (has.)
PENRO - ADS total
162,982
272,988
435,970
CENRO San Francisco
28,379
19,635
48,023
San Francisco
4,560
1,770
6,339
Prosperidad
21,437
4,123
25,560
Rosario
2,382
13,742
16,124
CENRO Bunawan
18,407
34,473
52,880
Bunawan
9,161
12,997
22,158
Trento
3,168
21,476
24,644
Sta. Josefa
6,079
-
6,079
CENRO Loreto
29,444
58,744
88,188
Veruela
17,593
4,733
22,326
Loreto
11,850
54,011
65,861
CENRO Talacogon
38,190
93,288
131,478
La Paz
23,447
35,398
58,845
Talacogon
2,652
21,897
24,549
San Luis
12,091
35,993
48,084
CENRO Bayugan City
45,013
66,839
115,401
Bayugan City
15,310
2,760
18,070
Esperanza
17,096
47,117
64,213
Sibagat
12,607
16,962
29,569
Source: PENRO - LGU
 
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