DA requests for P8-10 billion increase in 2022 national budget

DA requests for P8-10 billion increase in 2022 national budget

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is looking at around a P8-10 billion increase in the agency’s P91-billion 2022 budget, according to DA Assistant Secretary Noel Reyes.Reyes said during a radio interview that Thailand and Vietnam were more flourishing in farming,...
DA requests for P8-10 billion increase in 2022 national budget

Typhoon Fabian, monsoon leave P615M in agri damage

The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Friday said Typhoon Fabian and the southwest monsoon caused P615.72 million worth of damage in agriculture. As of July 29, losses on rice production have been the most significant, accounting for 91.6% of the total loss. It was...
DA to release updated SRP for pork imports

DA to release updated SRP for pork imports

The Department of Agriculture (DA) will release an updated suggested retail price (SRP) for imported pork this week. “Actually they made an initial report yesterday and hopefully within the week we will be able to release an SRP for imported pork,”...
Agri, food sectors key to PH’s economic recovery – study

Agri, food sectors key to PH’s economic recovery – study

The economic impact of agriculture and food industries in Southeast Asia (Oxford Economics). The agriculture and food sectors will be the main drivers of post-pandemic economic growth, a study has found.The study commissioned by food manufacturer organization Food...