OPPC on GESI pushes for institutionalization of DA’s GAD service

The Other Priority Program Committee (OPPC) on Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) pushed for the institutionalization of the Department of Agriculture’s Gender and Development (GAD) service towards more effective planning and implementation of DA GAD-related programs.  During a blended Small Group Meeting on January 18, 2023, the Committee discussed a proposal calling for the continue reading…

Eastern Visayas PMT reports reveal improved mobility and better access to services for FMR beneficiaries

The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) participatory monitoring and tracking (PMT) reports revealed that farm-to-market roads (FMRs) in Eastern Visayas have provided beneficiaries with improved mobility and easier access to government services such as schools and health centers.  The PMT activity conducted on September 18 to 23, 2022, looked into nine FMR projects continue reading…

NBPCs and OPPCs eye strengthened participatory processes through M&E; revitalized consultative mechanisms

The National Banner Program Committees (NBPCs) and Other Priority Program Committees (OPPCs) of the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) formulated strategic options and solutions to pressing issues confronting the agency’s participatory processes and consultative mechanisms during a roundtable discussion on December 14 to 16, 2022, in Tagaytay City. The roundtable discussion brought together continue reading…

PCAF spearheads year-end performance review of CPES implementation in DA

The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF), in collaboration with DA Regional Field Offices, bureaus, attached agencies, and corporations, successfully facilitated the evaluation of 46 infrastructure projects, helping the Department of Agriculture (DA) in ensuring that they conform with proper standards and required technical specifications.  The report was presented during the year-end performance review continue reading…

AFYC pushes for one more consultation before the year ends

“Kayo ang magsisilbing tulay sa pagitan ng makaluma at modernong mga solusyon at teknolohiya sa pagtatanim at pangingisda. And most importantly, you will serve as an inspiration to both the old and future generations.” This was the motivating message of Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries Executive Director Nestor Domenden during the online Agricultural and continue reading…

PCAF lauds sterling performance, volunteerism of AFCs on 8th NVD

  The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF), the policy-making and advisory arm of the Department of Agriculture (DA), recognized the contributions of its volunteer partners from the Agricultural and Fishery Councils (AFCs) at the national, regional and local levels during the 8th National Agriculture and Fisheries Volunteers’ Day (NVD) celebration on December 13, continue reading…