Sec. Dar discusses key plans and deals with urgent sectoral concerns in RTD with NBPCs and OPPCs Chairpersons

A Round Table Discussion (RTD) with Agriculture Secretary William Dar and the National Banner Program Committees (NBPCs) and Other Priority Program Committees (OPPCs) Chairpersons was held on May 11, 2022.  The meeting was held in response to the NBPCs and OPPCs’ request for a deeper discussion with the Secretary during the last National Agriculture and continue reading…

NBPC on HVC-Coffee and Cacao tackles damages in Odette-affected areas, DA efforts; reviews concerns on ACEF

The National Banner Program Committee on High Value Crops- Coffee and Cacao discussed on February 15, 2022 the damage in terms of number of farmers, area affected, and production loss to the coffee and cacao production areas affected by Typhoon Odette. Department of Agriculture (DA) Field Operations Services OIC Director Bernadette San Juan pointed out continue reading…

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…

NBPC-Fruits and Veg partners with PCAF for livelihood opps webinar

In celebration of the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) conducted a Virtual Knowledge-Sharing Activity on Livelihood Opportunities through Fruits and Vegetables on June 22, 2021. The online activity was in partnership with the National Banner Program Committee on High Value Crops-Fruits and Vegetables through its Chairperson continue reading…

DA firms up PCAF committees to boost DA banner programs

  21 July 2020. In an online dialogue held with agricultural and fishery stakeholders, Agriculture Secretary William Dar confirmed his endorsement of the establishment and institutionalization of national committees to boost the performance of the Department of Agriculture (DA) banner programs. Dubbed as National Banner Program Committees (NBPCs), these are established by integrating the technical continue reading…