NBPC-PLC recommends safeguard measures in CIR, discusses updates on ASF and other pressing industry matters

The National Banner Program Committee on Poultry, Livestock, and Corn (NBPC- PLC) crafted a policy recommending to the Department of Agriculture (DA) to ensure the active and direct involvement of the private sector in the development of commodity industry roadmap (CIR) on June 29, 2021. Members of the NBPC-PLC also included in the recommendation the continue reading…

Private sector-partners push for withdrawal of DA’s proposal on tariff reduction on pork and rice

The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) conducted a virtual consultation on the proposed tariff modification on rice and pork importation on February 2, 2021, to gather inputs, suggestions, and reactions from the private stakeholder partners on the tariff adjustment proposal that the Department of Agriculture (DA) submitted to the tariff commission. During the continue reading…

Agri-fishery sector-partners support DA’s price control measures through policy reso

  Members of the National Agriculture and Fisheries (NAF) Council, which is composed of key government agencies, local government units, private sector entities, non-government organizations, and people’s organizations, expressed their support on the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) price control strategies by adopting NAF Council Resolution No. 1 Series of 2021 during the combined face-to-face and continue reading…

DA allots P400M to cluster ASF-affected hog farms (repost)

  The Department of Agriculture (DA) is rolling out plans to provide assistance to small swine raisers affected by the African Swine Fever (ASF) to boost production of pork and strengthen industry awareness to biosecurity protocols. The intervention involves the establishment of swine multiplier farms through clustering or village-level approach composed of 20 hog farmers continue reading…

REPOST : On vigorously enforcing “1-7-10 Protocol” to manage, contain and control suspected swine disease; result of confirmatory test

  9 September 2019 DA- Crisis Management Team (CMT) on Swine- Bulletin No. 5 On vigorously enforcing “1-7-10 Protocol” to manage, contain and control suspected swine disease; result of confirmatory test Upon receipt of incident reports of a suspected swine disease that occurred in small backyard farms in Rizal province, the Department of Agriculture (DA) continue reading…