AFCs of Cagayan Valley Region monitors DA programs and projects; observes strict measures to prevent COVID

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic,  the Agricultural and Fishery Council (AFC) of Cagayan Valley Region went through the participatory monitoring and tracking (PMT) activities of the Department of Agriculture (DA) programs and projects  using innovative  schemes.  The PMT took place  on October 6 to 9, 2020. Instead of  the usual cross posting scheme among three continue reading…

PCAF supports fight against nutrient deficiency through partnership agreement

Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) Acting Executive Director Dr. Liza Battad met 46 children-beneficiaries of the Supplemental Milk Feeding Program during the program’s graduation ceremony on September 30, 2020 in Talavera, Nueva Ecija. The milk feeding program is the product of the partnership agreement between PCAF and Nueva Ecija Federation of Dairy Carabao continue reading…

Sec. Dar pushes full support to A/F CSOs to co-implement DA’s food security thrusts, eases some accreditation regulations

Agriculture Secretary William Dar expressed his full support to the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in helping the Department co-implement its food security thrusts by addressing policy issues and concerns on the accreditation processes. “With the help of the CSO partners in ensuring effective and efficient implementation of Department of Agriculture’s (DA) food security thrusts, I continue reading…

Sec. Dar approves joint committee to harmonize local hog production data

Agriculture Secretary William Dar recently signed Department of Agriculture (DA) Special Order No. 558 that creates a joint committee that will harmonize swine industry-related data that could be used by policymakers and  industry players, as well as the public as references for important decisions in managing emerging animal diseases especially during outbreaks. “The creation of continue reading…

AFYC upholds strong youth engagement on International Youth Day

In celebration of the International Youth Day, the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) highlighted the importance of strong youth engagement in agri-fishery decision-making processes at the second part of the launching of the Agricultural and Fishery Youthpreneur Council (AFYC) on August 12, 2020. More than 50 youth leaders from different regions joined PCAF’s continue reading…