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…

PCAF, Mindanao AFCs pursue sustainable, progressive, resilient A&F dev’t

With the theme “Strengthened Agricultural and Fishery Council (AFC) Partnerships: A Pathway in Pursuing Sustainable, Progressive and Resilient Mindanao A&F Development”, the 16th Mindanao AFC Congress was held on November 10, 2021 to provide a venue for AFCs in the six regions of the island to collaborate and discuss relevant concerns and recommendations. The Philippine continue reading…

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…