Local Sectoral Committee reps discuss industry gaps at National ComCrops Committee meeting

To ensure continuous development of sector-based consultations, Regional Agricultural and Fishery Council (RAFC) Sectoral Committee representatives joined the National Sectoral and Strategic Concerns Committee-Commercial Crops Committee (NSC-SCCs- ComCrops) in a meeting on May 3, 2017. In the discussion presided by the Coffee and Cacao Industry Development Sub-Committee, the NSC-SCCs were joined by Victor Sanque of continue reading…

Sec. Piñol designates RAFC Chairpersons as first-ever Farmer-Directors for a Month

In observance of the Farmers’ and Fisherfolk’s Month, Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Emmanuel Piñol recently signed a Memorandum Order dated March 27, 2017 designating Regional Agricultural and Fishery Council (RAFC) Chairpersons as DA-Regional Field Office (RFO) Director  for the month of May. As Farmer-Directors, the RAFC chairpersons assume the roles and tasks of DA-RFO continue reading…

NSC-CPLFC addresses citizen’s petition

In an inter-agency meeting among the Department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), and Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) held on February 28, 2017 at Apacible Hall in Quezon City, solutions to the citizen’s petition to stop the operation of poultry farms continue reading…