PhilMech, BAFE present 2025 Plan and Budget Proposals to NSC on AFMech

In line with PCAF’s effort to enhance private sector participation in the DA budget process, the Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) and the Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Engineering (BAFE) presented their Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 Plan and Budget Proposals (PBPs) to the National Sectoral Committee on Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization (NSC continue reading…

PCAF seeks BFAR support for enhanced stakeholder consultations in fisheries and aquaculture

  The Philippine Council of Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) held a courtesy meeting with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) on February 5, 2024 to discuss strategies for more effective stakeholder consultations within the fisheries and aquaculture sectors. The meeting served as a platform for both agencies to exchange ideas and explore potential continue reading…

NSCs on FV, Coffee and Cacao urge additional funding for quality seeds, regional production, digitalization, regular monitoring in DA HVCDP, NUPAP FY 2025 PBP

  In a separate online consultation, the National Sectoral Committees on High Value Crops (NSC on HVC)- Fruits and Vegetables (FV) and Coffee and Cacao highlighted concerns and recommended strategies to be included in the Plan and Budget Proposal (PBP) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 of the Department of Agriculture (DA) High Value Crops Development continue reading…

PCAF enhances participation of private sector in DA’s budget preparation

Starting with the National Sectoral Committee (NSC) on Coconut, the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) enhances the participation of private sector in the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) budget preparation through the involvement of its consultative bodies. On February 21, 2024, the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) presented its plan and budget proposal for Fiscal continue reading…

CPES evaluators welcome newly elected DACEA officers, discuss agri-infrastructure for evaluation

The Department of Agriculture Constructors’ Performance Evaluation System (CPES) Evaluators Association, Inc. (DACEA) welcomed its newly elected officers, during the first quarter meeting of the DA-CPES Evaluators on February 21, 2024 at the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) Office in Quezon City. PCAF OIC-Executive Director Julieta Opulencia led the oath-taking ceremony and expressed continue reading…