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DA ALL SET TO HOLD 1st YOUTH AGRI SUMMIT – DAR

Recognizing the power of the youth as prime movers in transforming the Philippine agriculture and fishery sector towards modernization and industrialization, the Department of Agriculture (DA) is set to conduct the first-ever “Youth in Agriculture Summit” on May 11-12, 2021. “The Filipino youth is a key driver to ensure the attainment of a food-secure and […]

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DA LAUNCHES ‘KABATAAN AGRIBIZ’ ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Banking on the innovativeness and aggressive drive of the youth, the Department of Agriculture (DA) launched the “Kabataang Agribiz Grant Assistance Program” to provide the young Filipinos a financial aid to support them in establishing enterprises focused on crop and livestock production, fisheries, trading, processing, integrated farming, agricultural technology and similar endeavors. The Kabataang Agribiz, […]

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DA OFFERS START-UP LOANS TO YOUNG AGRIPRENEURS – DAR

Agriculture Secretary William Dar is urging the youth and budding agriculture entrepreneurs (agripreneurs) to actively take part in agriculture and fisheries by availing of several financial and technical assistance being offered by the Duterte administration through the Department of Agriculture (DA). One of these is the “Kapital Access for Young Agripreneurs” or the KAYA loan […]

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DA TRANSFERS P1.4B TO LANDBANK FOR ACEF CREDIT PROGRAM – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA) recently transferred to the Land Bank of the Philippines (LandBank) an additional P1.44 billion to fund loans made by farmers, fisherfolk, and agripreneurs under the Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (ACEF) credit program. “The fresh fund augments the previous P4.495B the DA has cumulatively entrusted to LandBank, being the administrator of […]

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DAR: DA LAUNCHES WEB-BASED LOAN PROGRAM FOR YOUNG AGRIPRENEURS

Young Filipinos whose proposed agribusiness projects were approved under the Department of Agriculture’s Kapital Access for Young Agripreneurs (KAYA) financing program can now get their loans swiftly through “KAYA” cash card. The initiative was formally launched recently by Agriculture Secretary William Dar, on behalf of the DA’s Agricultural Credit Policy Council (ACPC), and Orlando Vea, […]

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DA LAUNCHES ONLINE KADIWA – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA) and private sector partners have recently launched the “eKadiwa,” an online marketing platform that directly links producers and agripreneurs to consumers. “Through eKadiwa, we strengthen our commitment to providing every Filipino family a convenient and easier way to buying fresh, nutritious, and safe food products by simply using a mobile […]