Products of DA-Bicol’s Great Women Project beneficiaries showcased at the Grand Starbex Fair

In 2017, Emilyn M. Labor, a wife of an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW), had a dream: To establish an alternative source of income so that her family could be together again for good. Who would have thought that after two years, with support from various government agencies including the Department of Agriculture’s Gender-Responsive Economic Actions continue reading : Products of DA-Bicol’s Great Women Project beneficiaries showcased at the Grand Starbex Fair

DA PHilRice RCEF-Seed Program to benefit rice farmers in 59 LGUs in Bicol

Rice farmers in 59 municipal and city local government units (LGUs) in Bicol will benefit from the P3 billion-worth Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Seed Program to be implemented by the Department of Agriculture Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) beginning this dry season 2020. At the Social Mobilization cum Consultation Among LGUs on RCEF-Seed Program continue reading : DA PHilRice RCEF-Seed Program to benefit rice farmers in 59 LGUs in Bicol

Value adding thru coco geonet production projected to raise coco farmers’ income in CamNorte

STA. ELENA, CAMARINES NORTE — Cheap buying price for coconut impelled 47 year-old housewife Estela Velasco of Brgy. Poblacion Sta. Elena, Camarines Norte to work as piggery caretaker for P3,000 monthly. A mother of five, two of them, born with special needs, Velasco felt the need to augment her husband, Roger’s income to support their continue reading : Value adding thru coco geonet production projected to raise coco farmers’ income in CamNorte

DA Bicol distributes 30,000 citronella tillers to prevent dengue

CANAMAN, CAMARINES SUR – To halt the steady rise of dengue cases in Camarines Sur particularly in this municipality with over 80 reported cases in the last three months, the Department of Agriculture in tandem with the Tabang Bikol Movement has initiated the planting of citronella in barangays. On August 12, 2019, the DA Bicol continue reading : DA Bicol distributes 30,000 citronella tillers to prevent dengue

DA-Bicol’s AMIA to strengthen eco-efficiency of agri-fishery sector thru CRVA

DA-Bicol’s AMIA to strengthen eco-efficiency of agri-fishery sector thru CRVA The Department of Agriculture-Bicol is banking on the Adaptation and Mitigation Initiative in Agriculture (AMIA) Project’s Climate Risk Vulnerability Assessment (CRVA) to establish an eco-efficient agri-fishery sector. Using an adaptive capacity tool based on the survey tool developed by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture continue reading : DA-Bicol’s AMIA to strengthen eco-efficiency of agri-fishery sector thru CRVA

DA Rolls out its 6th Banner Program – the Halal Food Industry Development Program

DA Rolls out its 6th Banner Program – the Halal Food Industry Development Program NAGA CITY –    The Department of Agriculture is  currently  conducting across the country an  orientation and awareness campaign on  Halal  Food Industry Development Program (HFIDP) –its  newest banner program in compliance with the Republic Act No. 10817, or the Philippine Halal continue reading : DA Rolls out its 6th Banner Program – the Halal Food Industry Development Program