CAFMech Task Force on Registration discusses updates on PhilMech and BAFE’s Management Information Systems harmonization

The Committee on Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization (CAFMech) Task Force on the Registration of Ownership of Agri-Fisheries (A&F) Machinery and Equipment discussed developments on the harmonization of the Management Information Systems (MIS) used for A&F Machinery and Equipment registration in a blended meeting on May 31, 2022. The MIS harmonization was proposed by the Committee during continue reading…

NBPC on HVC-Fiber Crops discusses urgent industry issues; recommends Task Force to monitor abaca-related malpractices

In its second quarter meeting on May 25, 2022, the National Banner Program Committee on High-Value Crops – Fiber Crops (NBPC on HVC-Fiber Crops), discussed updates on industry issues like the supplemental budget proposal for the local government units to support local fiber production, the institutionalization of an abaca model farm, and improving the production continue reading…

PCAF, 1CISP, and Rotary Club of Malingap sign partnership agreement for Agri-Fishery Sector’s CSO Bootcamp

The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF), 1 Cooperative Insurance System of the Philippines Life and General Insurance (1CISP), and the Rotary Club of Malingap signed a partnership agreement for the Agri-Fishery Sector’s CSO Bootcamp on May 17, 2022, in Quezon City.  The Bootcamp is a three-part training program that is open for PCAF-accredited continue reading…

AFCs join NAFMIP launch, pledge support to ensure plan implementation

Representatives from the Agricultural and Fishery Council (AFC), both  national and regional levels, joined the launching of the National Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization and Industrialization Plan (NAFMIP) 2021-2030 on May 16, 2022 in Quezon City as part of this year’s National Farmers’ and Fisherfolk’s Month celebration. With a vision of “a food secure and resilient continue reading…

Sec. Dar discusses key plans and deals with urgent sectoral concerns in RTD with NBPCs and OPPCs Chairpersons

A Round Table Discussion (RTD) with Agriculture Secretary William Dar and the National Banner Program Committees (NBPCs) and Other Priority Program Committees (OPPCs) Chairpersons was held on May 11, 2022.  The meeting was held in response to the NBPCs and OPPCs’ request for a deeper discussion with the Secretary during the last National Agriculture and continue reading…

CAFMech Task Force on PNS/PABES reviews draft standards of various machinery equipment, focuses on PH coconut mechanization

The Committee on Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization (CAFMech) Task Force on the Identification and Prioritization of Philippine National Standards (PNS)/Philippine Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Standards (PABES) for Development, Review and Revision convened on May 2, 2022 to discuss various proposals on the development and amendment of PNS for agri-fisheries machinery and equipment. The Task Force continue reading…

Western Visayas gears for PCAF-led evaluation of performance of constructors of DA infra projects for 2022

The Constructor’s Performance Evaluators (CPEs) team conducted an evaluation of constructors performance of infrastructure projects in Western Visayas on April 4 to 8, 2022. Led by the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF), the team was composed of the Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Field Offices (RFOs) in MIMAROPA, Eastern Visayas, and members of continue reading…