CAFMech Task Force on Registration discusses updates on PhilMech and BAFE’s Management Information Systems harmonization

The Committee on Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization (CAFMech) Task Force on the Registration of Ownership of Agri-Fisheries (A&F) Machinery and Equipment discussed developments on the harmonization of the Management Information Systems (MIS) used for A&F Machinery and Equipment registration in a blended meeting on May 31, 2022. The MIS harmonization was proposed by the Committee during continue reading…

CAFMech recommends support for small agri-fishery machinery suppliers

In the second regular meeting of the Committee on Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization (CAFMech) on May 11, 2022, the Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) shared its plan to increase the agency’s engagement with local suppliers in procuring agri-fishery machinery and equipment. In support of this and in strengthening the local manufacturing industry, continue reading…

CAFMech Task Force on Registration of A&F Machinery and Equipment proposes hiring of ABE personnel to speed up A&F machinery registration

The Committee on Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization (CAFMech) Task Force on the Registration of Ownership of A&F Machinery and Equipment, in  its  February 23, 2022 meeting,  recommended to the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) the prompt hiring of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (ABE) personnel to efficiently facilitate the A&F machinery registration. Registration of all continue reading…

CAFMech addresses issues raised during NAF Council Meeting

The Committee on Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization (CAFMech) identified the need to harmonize the local and national policies on the delivery of agri-fishery products, machinery and equipment during their special meeting on January 27, 2022. The Department of Agriculture-Field Operations Service (DA-FOS) previously issued Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) passes to suppliers for the unhampered delivery continue reading…

PCAF CAFMech conducts its second regular meeting for 2021

The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) Committee on Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization (CAFMech) conducted its second online meeting on April 20, 2021, to discuss emerging issues and concerns from the previous meeting. A PhP237,747,000 budget proposal was made by the Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Engineering (BAFE) for FY 2022 which is in continue reading…