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BANANA FARMERS ARE DA’S ACTIVE PARTNERS – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA) led by Secretary William Dar formally recognized the Cavendish banana stakeholders and key players for their contribution to the development of the Philippine banana industry which has continued to benefit rural communities and the country’s economy. “Despite the crisis, the health emergency situation, pest and disease, and the changing weather […]

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DA GRANTS UPLB P100M FOR R&D – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is allotting P100 million as support to the College of Agriculture and Food Science (CAFS) of the University of the Philippines in Los Baños (UPLB). During his recent visit to the university, Agriculture Secretary William Dar urged the leaders of the institution to level up their involvement in the academic […]

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DA ALLOTS P262-M TO BOOST BANANA PRODUCTION – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is allotting a total of P262.7 million to bankroll efforts to produce banana varieties resistant to fusarium wilt, and other development initiatives to further increase the production of quality bananas for both domestic and export markets. Agriculture Secretary William Dar said of the total amount, P100 million is earmarked under […]