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DA READY TO AID TAAL-AFFECTED FISHERFOLK, FARMERS

Agriculture Secretary William Dar assures Taal Lake fisherfolk, and farmers in Batangas that the Department of Agriculture (DA) is ready to help following an eruption by Taal Volcano. “As always, we are proactive and have laid out immediate action plans and strategies for fisherfolk and farm families in lakeshore areas and adjoining barangays that may be affected,” […]

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Politics

SUAL TO BUILD FISH PROCESSING PLANT – CALUGAY

The municipal government of Sual, Pangasinan is eyeing to build a fish processing plant and a National Food Authority (NFA) warehouse to local benefit farmers and fisherfolk. Mayor Liseldo Calugay said there have been numerous requests from fish growers and operators due to the lack of a fish processing facility. With the construction of the […]

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DA’S P122B BUDGET TO LIFT FARMERS, FISHERFOLKS OUT OF POVERTY – VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar has sponsored in the Senate the proposed P122 billion proposed budget of the Department of Agriculture for 2019. “The Department of Agriculture’s budget is 3.34 percent of the proposed national budget amounting to P3.757 trillion.” Villar, chair of the Committee on Agriculture and Food, said DA’s budget is 3.34 percent of the […]