The Department of Agriculture (DA) and Nestle Philippines Incorporated renewed their cooperation on the development of the local coffee industry through expansion of nurseries in the country.
Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala on Thursday commended the achievements of the agribusiness cluster of the Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines- East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) for its improved efficiency and productivity as well as their coordination and integration of all the subregional grouping’s activities.
Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Proceso Alcala led the awarding of P204-M worth of projects to farmer groups and LGUs of SOCCSKSARGEN (Region 12) in a mass distribution of farm machineries and postharvest facilities at the Tupi Seed Farm, Bololmala, Tupi, South Cotabato on October 22, 2014.
Agriculture Secretary encouraged scientists and researchers to conduct studies geared towards uplifting the livelihood of Filipino farmers and fisher folks at the grassroots level, the ultimate beneficiaries of their technical work.
Five grade six pupils were declared national winners by the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), during the recently concluded World Food Day 2014 on-the-spot mosaic making contest at the DA’s Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) Convention Hall.
The Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Plant Industry (DA-BPI) has partnered with the Nestle Philippines Incorporated to boost the campaign for the agency’s Agri-Pinoy Gulayan sa Paaralan Project that aims to promote vegetable production and consumption among schoolchildren.
Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala led the nation in paying tribute to Filipino farmers and fishers who perform the huge task of feeding a population of 100 million and counting, as the Philippines joined the world in commemorating the annual World Food Day.
For a faster and more efficient reporting and data sharing within the Department of Agriculture, the DA-Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) has developed a web-based management information system (MIS) for use of concerned DA family agencies.