Gov't coco program to benefit small farmers

Secretary Proceso J. Alcala opened on August 27, 2013, the 27th National Coconut Week and 12th Coconut Festival at the Mega Trade Hall 1 of SM Mega Mall in Mandaluyong City.

Gov’t to implement more livelihood, job-generating enterprises

Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala (right) forges a pact with other heads of national agencies to engage in a stronger cooperation and complementation towards improving and speeding up the implementation of community-based projects to alleviate poverty, create more jobs, ensure food security, and provide a healthy, safe and sustainable environment.


DA grants P80M agri-fishery support to Polillo farmers, fishers

The Department of Agriculture is allotting an initial P80 million (M) for various agricultural and fishery projects to further increase the productivity and incomes of small farmers and fisherfolk in five towns comprising the Polillo group of islands, in Quezon. Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala said such assistance is also aimed at making Polillo sufficient in rice, other staples, fish, vegetables and other crops.