CAFMech-Task Force on OLFW reviews RSBSA, recommends “landless” and “boatless” workers category

The Committee on Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization (CAFMech)- Task Force on the Organization of Landless Farm Workers (OLFW) reviewed the registration process of the existing Registry System for Basic Sectors in Agriculture (RSBSA) on its February 18 meeting to include appropriate categorization of “landless” for crops and “boatless” for fishers.  The RSBSA is an electronic continue reading…

PCAF spearheads evaluation of performance of constructors of infra projects for 2022 in CAR

The Constructors Performance Evaluation System (CPES) evaluation team, headed by the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) and composed of the Department of Trade and Industry-accredited Constructor’s Performance Evaluators from Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Field Office (RFO) II, III, and Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Engineering, commenced the first evaluation for 2022 of continue reading…

NBPC on HVC-Coffee and Cacao tackles damages in Odette-affected areas, DA efforts; reviews concerns on ACEF

The National Banner Program Committee on High Value Crops- Coffee and Cacao discussed on February 15, 2022 the damage in terms of number of farmers, area affected, and production loss to the coffee and cacao production areas affected by Typhoon Odette. Department of Agriculture (DA) Field Operations Services OIC Director Bernadette San Juan pointed out continue reading…

Central Luzon AFCs, PCAF PMT monitoring report reveals higher productivity and income for Bataan Solar-powered irrigation system recipients

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, solar-powered irrigation system (SPIS) have been considered as a “reliable and affordable energy” source, significantly reducing the expenses of farmers in field irrigation.  This has been evident in the recent report of the Bataan Provincial Agricultural and Fishery Council (PAFC) monitoring team, along with the Philippine Council for continue reading…

Completed FMRs improve logistic needs among farmers in Zambales

In its commitment to accelerate the transformation of Philippine agriculture, the Department of Agriculture (DA) is prioritizing the construction of farm-to-market roads (FMR) and provision of mechanization projects to give greater access to and from food sources and production areas and improve production efficiency. To keep account of these projects, the participatory monitoring and tracking continue reading…