PCAF hosts knowledge-sharing on Mandanas-Garcia Ruling

In preparation for the full devolution of Mandanas-Garcia ruling in 2022, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), through the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries’ (PCAF) knowledge-sharing activity, clarified concerns on the prioritization of the agri-fishery sector, discontinued projects and programs, and affected employees. The two-part online session was joined by more than 300 continue reading…

PCAF clarifies role on private sector’s position on DA’s withdrawal of tariff reduction

The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) clarifies recent articles mentioning that the agency is “proposing” to the Department of Agriculture (DA) to withdraw its position to cut tariff rates on imported pork. Although there is such a petition, it is the industry’s private sector-partners who proposed the reduction of tariff on pork and continue reading…

Private sector-partners push for withdrawal of DA’s proposal on tariff reduction on pork and rice

The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) conducted a virtual consultation on the proposed tariff modification on rice and pork importation on February 2, 2021, to gather inputs, suggestions, and reactions from the private stakeholder partners on the tariff adjustment proposal that the Department of Agriculture (DA) submitted to the tariff commission. During the continue reading…

PCAF holds First NAF Council meeting for 2021

  The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) staged a combined face-to-face and online National Agriculture and Fisheries (NAF) Council meeting on January 21, 2021, at the conference room of the Department of Agriculture-PCAF New building in Quezon City. NAF Council is the apex consultative and advisory body of the DA, which is composed continue reading…