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…

Filipinos’ daily intake of fruits, vegetables less than recommended amount – FNRI

“Over the years, Filipinos’ intake of fruits and vegetables has declined. Based on the Expanded National Nutrition Survey conducted in 2018 to 2019, the per capita consumption was less than the 400-grams per day recommendation of the World Health Organization (WHO),” said Director Imelda Angeles-Agdeppa of the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI). In the continue reading…

NBPC-Fruits and Veg partners with PCAF for livelihood opps webinar

In celebration of the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) conducted a Virtual Knowledge-Sharing Activity on Livelihood Opportunities through Fruits and Vegetables on June 22, 2021. The online activity was in partnership with the National Banner Program Committee on High Value Crops-Fruits and Vegetables through its Chairperson continue reading…