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Department of Agriculture allots P283 million loans for fishery facilities

The Department of Agriculture is allotting P283 million in loans to establish facilities in the major fishing grounds in the country in a bid to reduce post-harvest losses in the sector......»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarDec 7th, 2018

Coco farmers get P200-M credit facility

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) has set aside P200 million worth of loans for coconut farmers and vowed government efforts to establish direct market linkages between coconut producers, traders and…READ The post Coco farmers get P200-M credit facility appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

DA distributes P31M in agri-fishery aid

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo DEPARTMENT of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol led the distribution of P 31 million worth of farm and fishery equipment and indemnity checks to farmers and fisherfolks of Western Visayas on July 25, 2018 at the Western Visayas Agriculture and Research Consortium (WESVIARC) center in Jaro, Iloilo. In his speech, Piñol reiterated the […] The post DA distributes P31M in agri-fishery aid appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

DA to offer P90-M loans to Aklan agri, fish workers

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is set to offer about P90 million as “proactive support” to farmers and fishermen in Aklan province ahead of the six-month closure of Boracay island. According to Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, the amount would be in the form of loans coursed through programs for these workers, most of whom sell their produce [...] The post DA to offer P90-M loans to Aklan agri, fish workers appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

DOH allots P140M for facilities in South Cotabato

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 12 January) — The Department of Health (DOH) has allocated around P140 million for the construction of more community health facilities this year in parts of South Cotabato province. Deputy House Speaker and South Cotabato second district Rep. Ferdinand Hernandez said Friday the approved projects, which were mainly proposed by […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

DA allots P182 M for Mindanao crop insurance

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has launched a P182 million insurance program for farmers affected by Typhoon Vinta to ensure quick.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2018

DA allots P100 M for typhoon victims

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has set aside P100 million for its insurance and loan program for farmers affected by Typhoons Urduj.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

DA chief: Assistance meant for farmers, not coop workers

By: Isabella Marie A. Zerrudo THE Department of Agriculture (DA) implemented a new validation scheme to ensure that agricultural aid goes to farmers, not cooperative employees. DA Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said the scheme will also avoid “sabotage” of agricultural loaning processes. Piñol announced the scheme during the turnover of agricultural loans worth P30 million to Antique […] The post DA chief: Assistance meant for farmers, not coop workers appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017

DAF releases machineries, facilities worth P200M in Region 12

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/01 August) &'8212; The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) in Region 12 released on Monday some P200 million worth of farm machineries and post-harvest facilities to farmers’ groups in parts of Region 12. DAF Secretary Emmanuel Pinol, who led the distribution of the grants, said the initiative is part of the national government’s [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2017

DA allots P60 M for PLEA in N Cotabato

MANILA, Philippines -  The Department of Agriculture (DA) will allocate approximately P60 million to pilot test three areas for its easy access loan program.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 4th, 2017

Agribusiness: DA seeks budget boost to enable direct lending

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) is seeking a P200 billion budget next year, four times its 2017 funding, much of which will enable the agency to directly provide farm and fishery loans......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2017

DA allots P70 M relief fund for Davao

The Department of Agriculture (DA) will allocate an initial P70-million rehabilitation fund for the Davao region after continuous rain led to heavy flooding in several areas......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 29th, 2017

DA allots P100 M for Northern Samar

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Agriculture (DA) has earmarked P100 million for Northern Samar as it focuses on the country’s top 10 poorest province.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 18th, 2016

DA offers agricultural support for the onion production expansion in Iloilo

By: Mar Vincent Aranjuez MIAGAO, ILOILO – Department of Agriculture (DA) assured the farmers of Miagao that they will be provided with free seeds, solar-powered irrigation systems, and cold storage facilities to promote the expansion of onion production in Iloilo. These are all under the High Value Crops Development Program (HVCDP), one of the banner programs […] The post DA offers agricultural support for the onion production expansion in Iloilo appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

First Solar-Powered Irrigation Project in CagVal Completed

Farmer-beneficiaries in this province will now enjoy the first ever solar-powered irrigation facility in the Cagayan Valley region as it is now completed. Located at barangay San Esteban in Alcala, Cagayan, the P5.6-million solar-powered irrigation facility is a pet project of Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Manny Piñol that is expected to irrigate around 30-hectare […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 26th, 2018

Student loan debt still crippling burden for millions of Americans

WASHINGTON, United States--- Michael Bloomberg's record $1.8 billion donation for financial aid to Johns Hopkins University highlights the problem of student debt in America, which can still be a burden even years after graduation. According to the Department of Education, 42.2 million Americans were repaying a federal student loan at the end of June 2018 for a total sum of nearly $1.5 trillion, the largest volume of debt after home loans. Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York, said he was making the gift to his alma mater to help qualified low- and middle-income students more easily afford access to university in a country where post-secondary education fees at elite schools...Keep on reading: Student loan debt still crippling burden for millions of Americans.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

USDA says nearly $840M in aid paid to farmers to date

WASHINGTON -- US Department of Agriculture has paid out nearly $840 million to farmers to date as part of a promised $12 billion aid program rolled out by President Donald Trump last July to offset losses from the imposition of tariffs on American exports......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 18th, 2018

DOH allots P148M for SouthCot hospital

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 16 Nov) – The Department of Health (DOH) has allocated an additional P148 million for the continuing expansion of the Allah Valley Community Hospital in Surallah town in South Cotabato. South Cotabato second district Rep. Ferdinand Hernandez said the funds would be utilized for the construction of additional buildings and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

DSWD allots 254M for supplementary feeding

By: Gail T. Momblan THE Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Western Visayas allotted P254 million for the Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP) this year. Nutritionist Dietician III Diana Alcantara, focal person for SFP said that around 192, 927 children in the region had benefited in the 120-day program. SFP provided additional food to regular meals to […] The post DSWD allots 254M for supplementary feeding appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Sen. Bam joins DA in equipping farmers, fishermen with machinery and vehicles

November 8, 2018. CASIGURAN, Aurora — Sen. Bam Aquino was invited by the Department of Agriculture (DA) to join the turnover of around P40 million worth of machinery, equipment and vehicles to farmers, fishermen and women’s organizations for the improvement of their livelihood. “Malaki ang maitutulong ng mga… Source link link: Sen. Bam joins DA in equipping farmers, fishermen with machinery and vehicles.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

‘Moving SRPs’ on rice a welcome move

The government will impose a "moving suggested retail price" (SRP) and "labeling" on rice before October ends. A moving SRP, according to Agriculture Secretary Manny Piol, means these prices will go up or down depending on market factors. Violators will be fined P2 million and face imprisonment of not less than a year under the Price Act. After flooding the market with 2.4 metric tons of imported and local rice, the Department of Agriculture wants to limit to only five the types of commercial rice that will have their corresponding SRPs. Fancy rice names such as Jasmine, Sinandomeng, Super Angelica and Yummy will now be prohibited. Rice classifications will consist of the ...Keep on reading: ‘Moving SRPs’ on rice a welcome move.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018