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Posts Tagged ‘Department of Agriculture’

Obando fishkill damages P29 million worth of milkfish stocks

Posted on: May 11th, 2018 | No Comments
  OBANDO, Bulacan – The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Region III reported the actual damage of the fish kill that hit...

DA, BOC on ‘high alert’ against smuggling of agricultural products

Posted on: April 25th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has collaborated with the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in intensifying campaign against smuggling of agricultural products following the interception of imported...

DA, DTI inspects NFA rice service outlets, studies SRPs on rice

Posted on: April 18th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol and Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez on Wednesday inspected accredited service outlets of the National Food Authority’s “Tulong sa Bayan Bigas” where low-priced well-milled...

NFA to return under DA supervision

Posted on: April 17th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the return of the National Food Authority under the supervision of the Department of Agriculture. Grains Retailers’ Confederation of the Philippines national...

Piñol wants NFA to return under DA control

Posted on: March 7th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Manny Piñol admitted that he is pressured by the issue on the dwindling supply of National Food Authority (NFA) rice in the country....

Mt. Mayon’s damage to agriculture reaches P185-M

Posted on: February 9th, 2018 | No Comments
Legazpi, ALBAY — It’s not a month yet since Mt. Mayon began to erupt, but its damages to agriculture in the province of Albay has already reached P185 million. The...

P38/kilo rice will be available in Department of Agriculture compound on February 14

Posted on: February 8th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Local farmers will sell rice at cheaper prices at the Agribusiness Center inside the head office of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in Quezon City Circle on the...

Militant groups commemorate 31st year of Mendiola Massacre with a protest

Posted on: January 23rd, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Around 1,000 members of various militant groups call for justice for the 13 farmers who were killed by soldiers 31 years ago in Manila. The militant groups,...

Use of P200-B Malampaya fund, up to Congress – DBM

Posted on: November 9th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) is ready to cooperate with any investigation that will be initiated on the controversial Malampaya fund. This stemmed from the...

New technology seen to help coffee farmers boost production

Posted on: November 8th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Representatives from the Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) has introduced a new technology that will help increase the yield of coffee farmers in Caraga...