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2019 PAJ-SMC Binhi Awards Launching

Author: DA Communications Group | 3 December 2019

Agriculture Secretary William Dar attended the launching of 2019 Philippine Agricultural Journalists, Inc. (PAJ)-San Miguel Corporation (SMC) Binhi Awards on December 3, 2019 at the Department of Agriculture.

Now on its 44th year, the PAJ is the nation’s organization of agricultural editors, writers, broadcasters — must be an “agent of change” and must serve as the voice of policymakers, researchers, farmers, and fishers.

It is a member of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ), a global organization of agricultural writers, educators and communications people with over 70 member-countries.

During the launching, Dar cited the importance of journalism in disseminating the results and activities by the department. He said in his core group, he always sees to it that there will be a writer involved to properly disseminate and articulate the information. (Photos by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)