Production Area

Agricultural Production:

A) Crops – Anda is basically classified as an agricultural town.  The total land area cultivated for agricultural purposes is about 4,906 hectares.  This area is broken down as follows:

  1. Corn Land – 1,978 ha.
  2. Coconut – 1,910 ha.
  3. Banana – 520 ha.
  4. Irrigated Rice – 50 ha.
  5. Non-Irrigated – 65 ha.

However, the total crops production of the municipality is not enough of the requirement of the population due to low production.

B) Livestock – Another source of income aside from land cultivation is livestock and poultry raising.  Domesticated animals raised in the municipality are as follows:

  1. Swine
  2. Cattle
  3. Carabao
  4. Goat
  5. Poultry

C) Agroforestry – The land designated as forestland is divided and decreased due to Wanton and Indiscriminate use of inhabitants. However, a continuing effort to address this concern is being undertaken by the LGU and BLGUs of Anda.

D) Fishing – Fishing activity is very marginal with only more or less 200 fishermen with use of fishing net and hooks.

E) Manufacturing And Major Industries – Anda being 5th class municipality has limited manufacturing activity.  The small cottage industry which includes mat and basket weaving in the northern part and hinterland barangays.  Furniture making in Poblacion and Sta. Cruz is also noted.  Welding shops are also found in barangay Bacong and Suba.  There are three (3) rice and corn mills located at Poblacion, Bacong and Virgen.