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DA-Gender and Development



A gender-inclusive and sustainable agriculture and fisheries sector with empowered farmers and fisherfolk.



Ensure women and men’s equitable access and control of agricultural and fisheries resources and support services.



  • Enhanced institutional capacities in planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluation of gender responsive PAPs.
  • Improved access of small and marginalized women and men farmers and fisherfolk to economic opportunities.
  • Expanded economic opportunities for women and men engaged in producing and providing agriculture and fishery products and services.



Republic Act No. 9710: Magna Carta of Women

According to the RA 9710 or Magna Carta of Women (MCW), “Gender and Development (GAD) seeks to achieve gender equality as a fundamental value that should be reflected in development choices and contends that women are active agents of development and not just passive recipients of development assistance.”

Republic Act No. 7877: Anti-Sexual Harassment Act of 1995

Republic Act No. 9262: Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004

Republic Act No. 7192: Women in Development and Nation Building Act

Republic Act No. 10354: The Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012

Executive Order No. 273: Approving and Adopting the Philippine Plan for Gender-Responsive Development (PPGD) 1995-2025

Memorandum Circular No. 48, series of 2013: Directing All Concerned Government Agencies to Adopt the Gender Equality Guidelines in the Development of their Respective Media Policies and Implementing Programs in Order to Promote Gender Mainstreaming

1987 Philippine Constitution (Article II, Sec. 14): SECTION 14. The State recognizes the role of women in nation-building and shall ensure the fundamental equality before the law of women and men.


DA-Gender and Development IEC Materials

DA Search for Outstanding Rural Women Magazine
2022 DA Search for Outstanding Rural Women132.8 MB
2021 DA Search for Outstanding Rural Women96 MB
2019 DA Search for Outstanding Rural Women10.4 MB
2018 DA Search for Outstanding Rural Women124.3 MB
2017 DA Search for Outstanding Rural Women3 MB
2016 DA Search for Outstanding Rural Women88.4 MB
National Women's Month Celebration
2023 National Women's Month Celebration2.46 MB
2022 National Women's Month Celebration26.2 MB
2021 National Women's Month Celebration14 MB
2020 National Women's Month Celebration10.4 MB
2019 National Women's Month Celebration15.7 MB
2018 National Women's Month Celebration10.1 MB
2017 National Women's Month Celebration3.3 MB
National Livestock and Poultry Month Celebration
2022 National Livestock and Poultry Month Celebration15.3 MB



DA – Gender and Development / Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GAD/GESI)
(02) 8924-7229 local 2858

DA – Agriculture and Fisheries Information Division (AFID)
(02) 8920-4080