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…

Unsung heroes of agri-fisheries take center stage at PCAF National Volunteers’ Day

In a day filled with gratitude, recognition, and appreciation, the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) celebrated its 9th National Agriculture and Fisheries Volunteers’ Day (NVD) on December 12, 2023 at the Midas Hotel in Pasay City. With the theme “Solidarity through Agricultural and Fishery Volunteerism,” this year’s NVD put the spotlight on the continue reading…

NSC on GESI discusses DA Offices’ GAD initiatives

The Department of Agriculture-National Organic Agriculture Program (DA-NOAP) and DA-Climate Resilient Agriculture Office (DA-CRAO) presented their respective gender and development (GAD) initiatives during the NSC on Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) fourth quarter meeting on December 7, 2023. Under the DA-NOAP, Project Development Support Division Chief Eliza Antinero discussed four initiatives—the Participatory Guarantee System continue reading…

PCAF leads NAMDAC, CPES yearend performance reviews

The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) held the back-to-back year-end performance review of the National Agricultural and Fisheries Machinery Assemblers, Manufacturers, Importers, Distributors and Dealers Accreditation and Classification (NAMDAC) and the Constructors’ Performance Evaluation System (CPES) on November 28-December 1, 2023 in Iloilo City. The NAMDAC and CPES are two equally important mechanisms continue reading…