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DAR TO PCC: AIM FOR HIGHER CARABAO MILK PRODUCTION

Agriculture Secretary William Dar challenged the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) to aim for higher milk production volume during its 29th anniversary. In comparison to the 20- to 30-liter daily milk production in the United States and the United Kingdom, Dar shared that the Philippines’ daily milk production pales with just eight liters. “Proper implementation of […]

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ISRAEL TO HELP PH DAIRY INDUSTRY – DAR

To further enhance the development of the country’s dairy sector, the Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA) partnered with Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV) through a joint declaration signed recently. Under the signed document, DA and MASHAV will collaborate on attaining food security and developing the Philippine dairy sector through technical and economic partnerships […]

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PH, QATAR PARTNER FOR $500-M DAIRY PROJECT – DAR

The Philippines, through the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), partnered with Baladna Qatar Public Shareholding Company (QPSC) for the establishment of a $500-million integrated dairy facility in the Philippines. “The DA, through the National Dairy Authority (NDA), fully support and welcome this new initiative as this will help […]

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PH DAIRY INDUSTRY TO MEET LOCAL MILK DEMAND – DAR

With the recent signing of a joint declaration of the Philippines and France for agricultural cooperation in the dairy industry, Agriculture Secretary William Dar instructed the sector to ramp up production and reinvent plans towards meeting local milk requirements. Dar also directed the DA-National Dairy Authority (NDA) and the DA-Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) to re-tool […]

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NAT’L FEEDING PROGRAM LAW TO HELP DAIRY, VEGETABLE FARMERS – VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar said the law institutionalizing a national feeding program will not only address undernourishment among children, but will also create a market for local dairy and vegetable farmers. During the plenary discussions on Republic Act 11037 or the Masustansyang Pagkain para sa Batang Pilipino Act, Villar, chair of the Committee on Agriculture and […]