DA-implemented project in need of technical staff
The Department of Agriculture (DA) Philippine Rural Development Project, officially approved by the World Bank late last year, is currently in need of technical staff to facilitate the implementation of the project.
Statement on the column of Mr. Erwin Tulfo dated 27 April 2015 appearing in the Manila Times and People's Journal Tonight
It has been reported in the columns of Mr. Erwin Tulfo that Secretary Proceso J. Alcala favoured a certain Phil Natividad to whom, allegedly, was given numerous farm-to-market road projects. It was also reported that there have been favoured contractors to whom were awarded contracts of “up to a billion pesos worth of irrigation projects”.
DA-PRDP moves to push enterprise investments in PH
The Department of Agriculture (DA) aims to support the country’s economic growth through investments in agricultural production and marketing activities in the rural areas under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP).
PhilMech readies three bio-organic solutions
The Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) has come up with three types of organic solutions for controlling pests and fungi, which all have promising potential for mass use in the country.
DA partners with WEF’s Grow Asia for wider support for PH agribusiness
The Department of Agriculture has formalized its partnership with Grow Asia Agriculture Forum through the newly-minted Philippine Partnership for Sustainable Agriculture (PPSA), which it hopes to become a venue to develop dynamic food and agribusiness ventures in the countryside.
Alcala campaigns for Magandang Ani, Magandang Buhay in Mindanao
Farmer beneficiaries and local chief executives in Lanao del Norte expressed gratitude and admiration to the national government, particularly to Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala for going to the grassroots and delivering the programs of the Aquino administration.
BBL deserves a second chance – DA chief
The Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) deserves another chance as part of the peace process for Mindanao, Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala said on Friday as he embarked on a two-day caravan to distribute assistance in farming and fishing communities in North Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat and Cotabato City, including war-torn communities in those areas.
DA readies interventions for long dry spell
The government is gearing up to cushion impact of the prolonged dry season brought about by the El Niño phenomenon.