OPPC on CCENR proposes resolutions for protecting the environment and natural resources

The Committee on Climate Change, Environment and Natural Resources held its fourth quarter online meeting on November 9, 2022 to discuss updates on the government’s programs and projects. The National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) presented the current Philippine Land Cover. NAMRIA elaborated on its land cover mapping methodology and the 12 aggregated land continue reading…

NBPC on PLC aids in monitoring price and volume of livestock and poultry commodities

In its effort to promote transparent reporting and timely discussion of poultry and livestock prices and inventories, the National Banner Program Committee on Poultry, Livestock and Corn (NBPC on PLC) temporarily assumes the function of the proposed Price and Volume Watch Committee on Livestock and Poultry (PVWCLP). The proposed PVWCLP intends to gather accurate industry continue reading…

Luzon AFCs to focus on strengthened engagement in policy formulation, PAP monitoring, and fund utilization in 2023

More than 90 Agricultural and Fishery Councils (AFCs) from Luzon proposed to strengthen private sector engagement in policy formulation, monitoring of programs, activities and projects (PAP), and fund utilization during the 2022 Luzon Participatory Performance Review and Planning Workshop on November 9 to 11, 2022 in Angeles, Pampanga. Several proposals were suggested during the three-day continue reading…

NBPC on HVC-FV suggests initiatives to support Organic Agriculture practitioners

In line with the celebration of the National Organic Agriculture (OA) Month, the National Banner Program Committee on High Value Crops-Fruits and Vegetables discussed updates on the implementation of the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010. After the presentation of the National Organic Agriculture Program in the Committee’s fourth quarter meeting on November 10, 2022, the continue reading…

PCAF management inks new CNA with PCAFEA

The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) management and the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries Employees Association (PCAFEA) signed the new Collective Negotiation Agreement (CNA) for the Fiscal Year 2022-2024 on November 8, 2022. Executive Director Nestor D. Domenden and PCAFEA President Jovita M. Gonzales led the signing of the new CNA and continue reading…

PCAF initiates Round Table Discussion for local salt industry

The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) gathered key stakeholders of the Philippine salt industry for a Round Table Discussion (RTD) on pressing issues and immediate concerns regarding domestic salt production and salt importation on November 3, 2022.  Dr. Ulysses Montojo of the National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI) presented the current status, continue reading…