InterACTions

InterACTions

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food (UNSR-RF) Hilal Elver (left) interacts with Liza Colico, 26, a mother to three children (right), at the Parola Compound in Tondo, Manila. A beneficiary of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Colico shared with the UNSR-RF how the life of her family has improved with the CCT program, as well as other programs of the government such as on re... Read more...

Urban goes green

Urban goes green

Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala and Senate Committee Chair on Agriculture and Fisheries Cynthia Villar inspect the rows of plastic drums planted with lettuce and other green leafy vegetables at the newly launched urban agriculture project established at BF Homes, Las Piñas City. The project, which is under a partnership of the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, aims to provide additional source of fresh and saf... Read more...

Farmers as Service Providers

Farmers as Service Providers

Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala awards to the members of the Jolongahog Communal Irrigators’ Association of Pontevedra, Capiz one unit each of a four-wheel drive tractor with implements and combine harvester with a total amount of P3.8 million (M) on Januaury 30, 2015. The implements were awarded under the Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Provider Program, which encourages cooperative members to be farmer-businessmen. The program also empowers farm... Read more...

DA Partners with Bukidnon Tribes

DA Partners with Bukidnon Tribes

Undersecretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, together with ethnic tribe leaders, plant coffee seedlings in Lantapan, Bukidnon as part of her visit to the province on January 25-27, 2015. Usec. Puyat met and forged a partnership with the 7 Ethnic Tribes of Bukidnon (Bukidnon, Higaunon, Talaandig, Manobo, Matigsalog, Tigwahanon, Umayamnon) who expressed willingness to cooperate with various agricultural projects for the preservation of their land, life and culture. The v... Read more...

Agri Pinoy Book

Agri Pinoy Book

Department of Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala (fifth from left) receives the Harmonized Agri-Pinoy Gulayan sa Paaralan Training Module from Edita de Leon (fourth from left), Senior Vice President and Corporate Affairs Chief of Nestlé Philippines, Inc. during the 85th Anniversary of the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI). They are joined by representatives of Nestlé and BPI OIC Director Paz Benavidez II (third from left). (Photo by Ardy Tompong)

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