Agriculture

National Livestock Program

Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Releases Over P69M to Support Department of Agriculture National Livestock Program

Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Amenah F. Pangandaman has approved the release of P69,699,000 to support the Protein-Enriched Copra Meal (PECM) Commercialization Project under the National Livestock Program of the Department of Agriculture (DA). The Special Allotment Release Orders (SAROs), which the Secretary approved on 17 November 2022, aim to augment the Production …

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Hybrid Rice Seeds

DA RFO 02 Condemns Illegal Acts of Selling Hybrid Rice Seeds

The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office No. 02 today condemns the illegal acts of selling seeds to the public as shown in social media. According to Regional Executive Director Narciso A. Edillo, the office is serious in its campaign to help stop the proliferation of selling hybrid rice seeds that are part of the …

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Kadiwa Project

PBBM Admin’s Kadiwa Project to Give Additional Profits to Farmers; Frees Them From Control of Middlemen

The “Kadiwa ng Pasko” project of the administration of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. is seen to benefit thousands of farmers and fisherfolk by providing them additional profits. The project, which seeks to make food products affordable, was launched by the chief executive in Mandaluyong City on Wednesday. Chona, a farmer from Quezon who faced …

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Israel Exchanges Smart and Sustainable Agriculture Techniques with PH

The Embassy of Israel in the Philippines, through MASHAV – Israel Agency for International Development Cooperation, in partnership with the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) and the United Nations Development Programme in the Philippines through Accelerator Lab, held a learning exchange seminar to tackle smart and sustainable agriculture of Israel and how to connect it …

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PBBM Sets Agri Programs to Address Food Security in PSAC Meeting

President Ferdinand R. Marcos on Friday met with the agriculture cluster of the Private Sector Advisory Council (PSAC) discuss his administration’s agriculture priorities, specifically measures to ensure food security in the country. During the meeting in Malacanang, Marcos received recommendations from the PSAC on digital farming methods and supply chain improvement strategies that will boost …

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Fuel discount to help 10k farmers, fishers in Region 12

Another tranche of fuel subsidy has been distributed by the Department of Agriculture (DA) 12 as of September 26, 2022 to RSBSA-registered farmers and fishers in the region. To help farmers and fisherfolk ease their burden on the impact of oil price hikes in the country, a total of 9, 837 endorsed-beneficiaries from the region …

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Concrete Road to Boost Agriculture and Trade in Aklan

Two (2) on-going road concreting projects are being fast-tracked by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) that would further boost agricultural production and open up trade opportunities in the province of Aklan. In the municipality of Nabas, a 1.3-kilometer farm-to-market road (FMR) with reinforced concrete lined ditch and slope protection is being constructed …

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The Country Remains Sardine-sufficient for the Year

Based on current data from both the Philippine Statistics Authority and the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR), sufficiency level for sardine or tamban is pegged at 222.58% for the first quarter of 2022, and 409.06% for the 2nd quarter. For this year, DA-BFAR forecasts an annual production of 293,431 metric tons …

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How do local government units (LGUs) ensure a greener tomorrow?

🌳 The Philippines is one of 18 mega-biodiverse countries in the world, containing two-thirds of the earth’s biodiversity and between 70% and 80% of the world’s plant and animal species. (Convention on Biological Diversity) 🌳 Planting trees serves as one of the simplest and most effective ways of taking care of the environment. 🌱 Join …

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