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DA: FARMERS TO GET BOOST FROM COCO INDUSTRY FUND

“The crafting and implementation of the Coconut Farmers and Industry Trust Fund Act (RA 11524) is a gamechanger that would catalyze the modernization and industrialization of the coconut sector, and increase the productivity and incomes of millions of marginal coconut farmers and their families,” said Agriculture Secretary William Dar. Signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on […]

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COCONUT TRUST FUND LAW A GAME-CHANGER – DAR

Agriculture Secretary William Dar welcomes the signing by President Rodrigo Duterte of Republic Act No. 11524, or the Coconut Farmers and Industry Trust Fund Act (CFITF), saying the law will pave way for the efficient use of the multi-billion-peso coconut levy to uplift the livelihood of millions of farmers and sustain the development of the […]

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TRUST FUND TO MODERNIZE COCONUT INDUSTRY – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA) welcomes and fully supports the proposed legislation of both the Senate and House of Representatives (HOR), creating a coconut industry trust fund from the proceeds of the coconut levy. “Once the respective bills are reconciled and signed into law by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, this decades-long awaited legislative measure will […]

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DA TO REVITALIZE COCONUT INDUSTRY – DAR

To aid the coconut industry of Leyte and encourage a more productive sector, the Department of Agriculture (DA) has started to distribute coconut planting materials and financial assistance to coconut farmers of the province. Twenty local farmers, who are part of the Participatory Coconut Planting Project, received checks worth P3,000 each from the Philippine Coconut […]