PCAF kicks off NVD celebration with RAFC Operational Meeting

The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) kicked off the National Agriculture and Fisheries Volunteers’ Day (NVD) celebration with a Regional Agricultural and Fishery Council (RAFC) operational meeting on December 12, 2022. All 16 RAFC Chairpersons, along with the RAFC Executive Officers and Coordinators, participated in the activity with the aim of enhancing their continue reading…

PCAF to celebrate agri-fishery volunteer-partners’ contribution

In celebration of the National Volunteers’ Month this December, the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) will conduct the 8th National Agriculture and Fisheries Volunteers’ Day (NVD) on December 13, 2022. The annual event aims to highlight and acknowledge the valuable contributions of PCAF’s private sector-partners toward the development of Philippine Agriculture and Fisheries. continue reading…

OPPC on CCENR proposes resolutions for protecting the environment and natural resources

The Committee on Climate Change, Environment and Natural Resources held its fourth quarter online meeting on November 9, 2022 to discuss updates on the government’s programs and projects. The National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) presented the current Philippine Land Cover. NAMRIA elaborated on its land cover mapping methodology and the 12 aggregated land continue reading…

NBPC on PLC aids in monitoring price and volume of livestock and poultry commodities

In its effort to promote transparent reporting and timely discussion of poultry and livestock prices and inventories, the National Banner Program Committee on Poultry, Livestock and Corn (NBPC on PLC) temporarily assumes the function of the proposed Price and Volume Watch Committee on Livestock and Poultry (PVWCLP). The proposed PVWCLP intends to gather accurate industry continue reading…

Luzon AFCs to focus on strengthened engagement in policy formulation, PAP monitoring, and fund utilization in 2023

More than 90 Agricultural and Fishery Councils (AFCs) from Luzon proposed to strengthen private sector engagement in policy formulation, monitoring of programs, activities and projects (PAP), and fund utilization during the 2022 Luzon Participatory Performance Review and Planning Workshop on November 9 to 11, 2022 in Angeles, Pampanga. Several proposals were suggested during the three-day continue reading…

NBPC on HVC-FV suggests initiatives to support Organic Agriculture practitioners

In line with the celebration of the National Organic Agriculture (OA) Month, the National Banner Program Committee on High Value Crops-Fruits and Vegetables discussed updates on the implementation of the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010. After the presentation of the National Organic Agriculture Program in the Committee’s fourth quarter meeting on November 10, 2022, the continue reading…