Beyond Buzzwords: Transforming Philippine Agriculture!

DA Press Conference (January 3, 2020)

Author: DA Communications Group | 3 January 2020

Ushering the new year, Agriculture Secretary William Dar reported the plans and programs of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in the coming months, including medium- and long-terms, during a press conference on January 3, 2020.

Dar also issued Administrative Order No. 1, Series of 2020 establishing the policy framework and strategies for inclusive agri-industrialization and “New Thinking for Agriculture.”

In addition, the Agri chief mentioned undertaking various initiatives including the conduct a comprehensive review and audit of the list of farmer- and fisher-beneficiaries; develop a web-based information support system, called the Agri-Information Support Portal for effective policy-making process; create a technical working group that will review and update the DA-wide rationalization plan; establish an agriculture public-private partnership support system; and adopt a quality standards performance to institutionalize a system of quality management, transparency, institutional accountability and due diligence, through, but not limited to, ISO 9001:2015 certifications. (Photos by Ardy Tompong, DA-AFID)



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