Agri Chief lauds private sector-partners’ contributions in PH agri-fishery growth despite pandemic, typhoons

PRESS RELEASE   Sec. Dar addresses both online and live participants from various regions during the 6th NVD Celebration.  Agriculture Secretary William Dar underlined the significant contributions of the Agricultural and Fishery Councils (AFCs) in the growth of the Philippine agriculture despite the catastrophic effects of pandemic and typhoons during the blended celebration of the continue reading…

PCAF Initiatives during COVID-19 ECQ: Regional Agricultural and Fishery Council Mindanao A Cluster

In a video conference, Regional Agricultural and Fishery Council (RAFC) Mindanao A Cluster  discussed agriculture and fisheries sector issues and concerns amid COVID-19 on May 20, 2020. One of the challenges confronting the sector during the pandemic is the food supply availability and adequacy in the region, which includes price-related issues, production-related issues, and unhampered 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…