DA to lure millennials as agri ‘frontliners’ (repost)

Author: DA Communications Group | 24 April 2020   Looking at young millennials as the future of Philippine agriculture, the Department of Agriculture (DA) is set to engage 900 fresh graduates (batch 2019-2020) as ‘frontliners’ to assist as implementers of agriculture programs in each congressional district nationwide. “We need young blood in agriculture. They have continue reading…

Sec. Piñol designates RAFC Chairpersons as first-ever Farmer-Directors for a Month

In observance of the Farmers’ and Fisherfolk’s Month, Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Emmanuel Piñol recently signed a Memorandum Order dated March 27, 2017 designating Regional Agricultural and Fishery Council (RAFC) Chairpersons as DA-Regional Field Office (RFO) Director  for the month of May. As Farmer-Directors, the RAFC chairpersons assume the roles and tasks of DA-RFO continue reading…

NSC-CPLFC addresses citizen’s petition

In an inter-agency meeting among the Department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), and Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) held on February 28, 2017 at Apacible Hall in Quezon City, solutions to the citizen’s petition to stop the operation of poultry farms continue reading…

PCAF-UPLB partnership beefs up AFC coordinators’ technical writing skills

With its goal to empower the Agricultural and Fishery Council (AFC) coordinators in performing their respective tasks through effective writing, the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) recently partnered with the University of the Philippines Los Baños- College of Development Communication (UPLB-CDC) to conduct technical development writing workshops. The first leg of the training-workshop continue reading…

PCAF consults ASBs on 2018 Plan and Budget Proposal

Chairpersons from the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries’ (PCAF) Advisory Special Bodies (ASBs) signed a joint resolution endorsing the agency’s draft plan and budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 subject to their recommendation to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on March 9, 2017 at the Department of Agriculture (DA) New Building in continue reading…