Sec. Piñol reiterates call to hike copra buying price

In the light of an anticipated marketing deal with a Russian business entity, Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol has called the attention anew of the country’s Coconut Oil Mills and Traders to increase the buying price of copra, lest they be excluded from engaging in this multinational business transaction. Based on his continue reading…

Joint Performance Review tackles PCAF, ASBs attributions, accomplishments, and challenges

In a recent activity of the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF), the agency acknowledged and thanked the efforts of its volunteer-partners for the “significant” improvement of its adoption rate and increased membership in agriculture and fishery stakeholders. More than 20 National Sectoral and Strategic Concerns Committees (NSSCCs) and Agricultural and Fishery Councils (AFCs) continue reading…

Cacao stakeholders solidify partnership at the 2019 National Cacao Growers’ Summit

Given the need to further strengthen the local cacao industry, farmers, growers and businessmen alongside representatives from the academe and government agencies convened for the National Cacao Growers’ Summit from February 12 to 15, 2019 at Mibang Hotel in Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte. Centered on the theme: “Strengthening Stewardship in the Cacao Value Chain”, continue reading…

Sec. Piñol reports agri-fishery growth to PCAF private sectors

For the first time, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol gathered on February 12 the chairpersons and representatives of the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries’ (PCAF) private sectors and reported the growth of the agriculture and fisheries sector for the past five years. Sec. Piñol, along with other Undersecretaries and Directors, highlighted to Department of Agriculture’s continue reading…

DA, PCAF strengthen Agri-Fishery Machineries sector thru issuance of Department Circular No. 17, Series of 2018

In line with the National Government’s priority thrust of developing and promoting agricultural and fishery mechanization technologies as part of its agricultural modernization program, the Department of Agriculture (DA), thru the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF), has issued the DA Department Circular No.17, Series of 2018 which details the “Guidelines for the Classification continue reading…