PCAF digs into DA’s genetic improvement programs’ impacts to PH livestock-poultry dev’t

As the Philippines aims to further develop the livestock and poultry industry as a source of employment and income, and eventually reduce importation, an evaluative study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of the animal genetic improvement programs (GIPs) of the Department of Agriculture (DA). The result of the study titled “Assessment of the Animal continue reading…

PCAF, NLP partner for 2023 Nat’l Livestock and Poultry Forum

In partnership with the Department of Agriculture-National Livestock Program (DA-NLP), the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) held the 2023 National Livestock and Poultry Forum on October 25-26, 2023 in Nasugbu, Batangas. More than 70 industry stakeholders, national government representatives, and provincial veterinarians attended the activity to formulate actionable policy recommendations for safeguarding the continue reading…

PCAF leads review, upgrading of mechanisms to eliminate ‘fly-by-night suppliers’, noncompliant constructors

The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) led a back-to-back Fiscal Year 2023 National Agricultural and Fisheries Machinery Assemblers, Manufacturers, Importers, Distributors and Dealers Accreditation and Classification (NAMDAC) and Constructors’ Performance Evaluation System (CPES) Midyear Performance Review on July 18 and 20, 2023 in Palawan. PCAF Executive Director Nestor Domenden opened the programs by continue reading…

NBPC on PLC aids in monitoring price and volume of livestock and poultry commodities

In its effort to promote transparent reporting and timely discussion of poultry and livestock prices and inventories, the National Banner Program Committee on Poultry, Livestock and Corn (NBPC on PLC) temporarily assumes the function of the proposed Price and Volume Watch Committee on Livestock and Poultry (PVWCLP). The proposed PVWCLP intends to gather accurate industry continue reading…

PCAF, AFCs discuss agri-fishery situation, propose 2023 policy agendas at 17th Mindanao AFC Congress

“Kasangga natin ang mga AFCs sa ating laban upang pasiglahin ang sektor ng pagsasaka at pangingisda para sa kaunlaran ng bansa,” said Department of Agriculture (DA) Assistant Secretary Agnes Catherine Miranda in delivering the keynote speech, on behalf of Senior Undersecretary Domingo Panganiban, during the 17th Mindanao Agricultural and Fishery Council (AFC) Congress. More than continue reading…

DA, academe, private sector join forces to update National Agricultural and Fishery Mechanization Program

In collaboration with the Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Engineering (BAFE), the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) hosted the blended public consultation for the updating of the National Agricultural and Fishery Mechanization Program (NAFMP) on September 6, 2022 in Quezon City. The activity aimed to generate awareness of NAFMP among its public and continue reading…