PCAF gains financial management recognition

The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) recently gained recognition towards improving and harmonizing its financial management processes through proper utilization, disbursement and obligation rates. Early this year, PCAF landed fifth out of 40 Department of Agriculture’s (DA) bureaus, attached agencies and regional offices for “consistently maximizing the use of available cash balances every continue reading…

DA sets agri-fishery commodities SRP for Metro Manila

UPDATED– The Department of Agriculture (DA) announced the agreed suggested retail prices (SRP) of fresh agriculture and fisheries commodities in Metro Manila market on June 22 in Quezon City. Led by Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol together with the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries’ Advisory Special Bodies, other industry stakeholders, and concerned government offices, the 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…

Nat’l Consultative Workshop streamlines guidelines on planning, implementation and monitoring of FMR projects

A national consultative workshop was conducted on July 19 to 20, 2017 to harmonize all the guidelines on the planning, implementation and monitoring of the Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) program. The two-day consultative workshop was a result of a Resolution passed by the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF)- Agriculture and Fishery Mechanization Committee (AFMeC), continue reading…

NAF Council endorses DA’s proposed 2017 budget

After comprehensive discussions at the National Agriculture and Fisheries Council (NAF Council) meeting on the finalization of DA’s Plan and Budget proposal on April 19, 2016, the council unanimously agreed to endorse the proposed Php83.67B budget of Department of Agriculture (DA) for fiscal year 2017. The meeting, presided by Usec. Segfredo Serrano on behalf of continue reading…