Posts Tagged William Dar

PH won’t lift import ban on Brazilian poultry meat – DA

Robie de Guzman   •   October 26, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Monday maintained it will not lift the import ban it imposed on poultry meat coming from Brazil despite its government’s warning...

Agriculture dept. opens online marketplace for farmers’ produce

Robie de Guzman   •   May 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Tuesday announced it has opened an online marketing platform where agri-producers and farmers can sell their fresh produce to consumers. “Through...

Duterte orders DA to suspend rice importation

Marje Pelayo   •   November 20, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday (November 19) said he has ordered Agriculture Sec. William Dar to suspend rice importation because it’s harvest time for local rice. He...

DA to heighten quarantine measures against African Swine Fever

Marje Pelayo   •   November 5, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Agriculture Secretary William Dar on Monday (November 4) said the Department of Agriculture (DA) is working with other government agencies in carrying out heightened quarantine procedures against...

DA shells out initial P60M for hog raisers affected by ASF

Marje Pelayo   •   September 25, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) has allotted an initial amount of P60M to fund a loan program for hog raisers affected by the African Swine Fever (ASF)...

DA to double tariffs on imported rice to aid local farmers

Marje Pelayo   •   September 21, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Agriculture Secretary William Dar announced on Friday (September 20) that the Department of Agriculture (DA) will impose double tariff on imported rice effective end of this month....

Villar urges new DA acting chief to return P4 billion for rice fund

Robie de Guzman   •   August 6, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Cynthia Villar has urged new acting Agriculture Secretary William Dar to prioritize the return of the funds intended for the programs that will help increase farmers’...

New Agriculture Chief William Dar to focus on food security

Marje Pelayo   •   August 5, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) now has a new acting secretary in the person of horticulturist William Dar. Dar is not a stranger to the position as...

William Dar is new acting DA chief — Malacañang

Marje Pelayo   •   August 5, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed the appointment of William Dar as acting Secretary of the Department of Agriculture (DA). Dar will take over the Department from Secretary...

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