DA, PCAF strengthen transparency on gov’t procurement thru AFC participation

The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) intensified its efforts in promoting transparency on government procurement processes by organizing a comprehensive training on Republic Act 9184 or the Government Procurement Reform Act and its 2016 Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations on August 9 to13, 2021. This five-day activity was also in line with the continue reading…

Central Luzon AFCs conduct PMT in Tarlac

The Regional and Provincial Agricultural and Fishery Council (RAFC and PAFC) monitoring team in Central Luzon conducted Participatory Monitoring and Tracking of DA – funded programs and projects on August 17- 19, 2021 in Tarlac. Bayani S. Dela Cruz, Chairperson of PAFC Tarlac, together with Bessie P. Lasquite, PAFC Coordinator, led both the monitoring and continue reading…

Sec. Dar commends agri-fishery partner-volunteers, vows to strengthen private sector participation

Secretary Dar leads the awarding of the plaque and cheque to the Outstanding AFC Chairpersons, Secretariat-Coordinators, and ASB Women Leader winners. With him are PCAF OIC Executive Director Liza Battad and Usec. for Operations Ariel Cayanan.   TANZA, Cavite – Private-sector volunteers from agriculture and fishery industries received government recognition for their immeasurable contributions to continue reading…

NSSCCs and AFCs pay tribute to Outgoing Agri Sec. Piñol

Members of the National Sectoral and Strategic Concerns Committees (NSSCCs) and newly-elected Chairpersons of the Regional Agricultural and Fishery Council (RAFC) acknowledged the significant contributions of outgoing Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol on August 13, 2019 in Quezon City. Through the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF), a special meeting was held after the turnover continue reading…

“Rethink” Learning Strategy

“Rethink” Learning Strategy. A total of 13 regional winners of the Search for Outstanding Agricultural and Fishery Council (AFC) chairpersons and secretariat-coordinators finally claimed their additional prize in March through an expository trip. The expository trip was part of the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries’ (PCAF) reward to last year’s Outstanding MAFC chairpersons and continue reading…

2nd AFC orientation sparks clarity and creativity

Clarifications and new ideas emerged as the second part of the orientation of newly recruited Agricultural and Fishery Council (AFC) members continued on May 8 to 10, 2018 in Legaspi City. Aside from acquainting the participants on the roles, responsibilities, and rights of Council members, the three-day activity became a medium to showcase creative ways continue reading…

Farmer-Director Program boosts RAFC Chairpersons’ drive to serve Agri-Fishery sector

  “A learning opportunity” and “honor” capped off the one-month term of 16 Regional Agricultural and Fishery Council (RAFC) Chairpersons who took the post of a Farmer-Director in their respective regions in May 2017. Right after Labor Day, RAFC Chairpersons assumed the roles and tasks of the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office (DA-RFO) Director through continue reading…