NBPC on PLC aids in monitoring price and volume of livestock and poultry commodities

In its effort to promote transparent reporting and timely discussion of poultry and livestock prices and inventories, the National Banner Program Committee on Poultry, Livestock and Corn (NBPC on PLC) temporarily assumes the function of the proposed Price and Volume Watch Committee on Livestock and Poultry (PVWCLP). The proposed PVWCLP intends to gather accurate industry continue reading…

PCAF, AFCs discuss agri-fishery situation, propose 2023 policy agendas at 17th Mindanao AFC Congress

“Kasangga natin ang mga AFCs sa ating laban upang pasiglahin ang sektor ng pagsasaka at pangingisda para sa kaunlaran ng bansa,” said Department of Agriculture (DA) Assistant Secretary Agnes Catherine Miranda in delivering the keynote speech, on behalf of Senior Undersecretary Domingo Panganiban, during the 17th Mindanao Agricultural and Fishery Council (AFC) Congress. More than continue reading…

DA, academe, private sector join forces to update National Agricultural and Fishery Mechanization Program

In collaboration with the Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Engineering (BAFE), the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) hosted the blended public consultation for the updating of the National Agricultural and Fishery Mechanization Program (NAFMP) on September 6, 2022 in Quezon City. The activity aimed to generate awareness of NAFMP among its public and continue reading…

New batch of CPEs takes first step in accreditation process

A total of 18 agricultural engineers from the Department of Agriculture (DA) attached agencies, bureaus and regional office in Central Luzon participated and passed the Constructors’ Performance Evaluation System (CPES) seminar workshop-cum-practicum on November 8 to 12, 2021 in Angeles, Pampanga. The activity aims to provide the participants with knowledge and information about CPES, equip continue reading…

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…