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    • DA allots P1.9B for fisheries 

      Cabrera, Madelaine Faye (Malaya Business Insight, January 10, 2012, on page A8)
      The Department of Agriculture has allocated P 1.9 billion this year to implement in integrated, pro-poor and community-based fisheries and aquaculture program. Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala said the program aims ...
    • DA allots P5 B for locally-made fishing vessels 

      Simeon, Louise Maureen (The Philippine Star, August 13, 2017, on page B5)
      The Department of Agriculture is setting aside P5 billion in the next five years for the construction of Filipino-made offshore multi-mission vessels as part of efforts to guard the country’s coastal waters and improve ...
    • DA allots P594 M for irrigation, agri projects in Palawan 

      (The Philippine Star, January 23, 2012, on page C-2)
      The Department of Agriculture is allocating P594-million worth of irrigation projects, farm machinery, and inputs, and fishery initiatives in Palawan, to help make the province sufficient in rice, major staples, fishery ...
    • DA allows imports of black tiger shrimps 

      Benaning, Marvyn N. (Manila Bulletin, January 20, 2010, on page B-3)
      Government has allowed the importation of broodstock and post-larvae of black tiger shrimps. The Department of Agriculture (DA), through the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), has issued three administrative ...
    • DA asks for P218-B budget for 2018 due to Benham Rise work 

      Miraflor, Madelaine B. (Manila Bulletin, May 19, 2017, on page B-11)
      The Department of Agriculture (DA) has pumped up its budget proposal for next year to P218 billion as it intends to seek a separate fund for the protection of Benham Rise, a 25-million hectare shallow continental shelf ...
    • DA asserts rights to resources in disputed waters 

      Carillo, Carmencita A. (BusinessWorld, October 30, 2015, on page S1/4)
      The new fisheries code remains the basis for the administration of the fishery in disputed waters, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said, even if Chinese incursions have reduced the exclusive economic zone in the South ...
    • DA boosts seaweed industry, address 'cocolisap' scourge 

      (Manila Bulletin, September 18, 2016, on page 17)
      The national government through the Department of Agriculture (DA) has extended P10.67 million worth of assistance to strengthen the carrageenan industry in the Zamboanga peninsula. Piñol also awarded 50 fiberglass bancas, ...
    • DA budgets P700 million for fish landings 

      Feliciano, Claire Ann Marie (BusinessWorld, February 10, 2015, on page SI/3)
      The Department of Agriculture (DA) has allocated over P700 million to establish new community fish landing centers (CFLCs) nationwide in order to improve the socioeconomic conditions of fishing communities. In a statement ...
    • DA chief deems agribusiness industry as cornerstone of inclusive growth 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, October 18, 2015, on page C2-C6)
      The Philippines corn industry plays a crucial role in ensuring food security being a major feed input to livestock, poultry and aquaculture sectors. Cagayan Valley's capability to produce high quality corn is reflected in ...
    • DA chief opposes creation of separate fisheries agency 

      Simeon, Louise Maureen (The Philippine Star, September 18, 2016, on page B-5)
      Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol has reiterated his opposition to a proposal that seeks the creation of a separate department that will handle the fisheries sector. The Agri chief said the creation of a new department ...
    • DA chief to turn over P233M in agri projects for W. Visayas 

      Toreno, Sheila Mae H. (The Daily Guardian, August 8, 2017, on page B1-B7)
      Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol of the Department of Agriculture (DA) will visit Antique, Guimaras and Iloilo on Aug. 8 to 9, 2017 to lead the turnover of P233 million-worth of agricultural and fishery projects, according to ...
    • DA chief turns over aid to Antique farmers, fisherfolk 

      (The Daily Guardian, August 14, 2017, on page B1)
      Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol turned over farm assistance to farmers and fisherfolk in Antique recently. Piñol distributed 50 units of 20-footer fiber glass boats, five floating tillers, one mini four-wheel ...
    • DA disperes 130,00 fish fingerlings in Caraga 

      (Malaya, January 17, 2018, on page A2)
      To increase livelihood opportunities and income of fishers in Mainit, Surigao del Norte, the Department of Agriculture and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Caraga have dispersed 60,00 bangus and 70,00 carp ...
    • DA extends support to rice farmers, livestock raisers, and fisherfolks 

      Aranjuez, Mar Vincent (The Daily Guardian, November 1, 2018, on page 13)
      Aside from onion farming, Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Production Loan Easy Access (PLEA) program is now offering financial assistance to the rice farming, livestock, and fisheries needs of the farmers and fisherfolks ...
    • DA eyes big increase in shrimp production in next 6 months 

      Domingo, Ronnel W. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, August 20, 2013, on page B4)
      The Department of Agriculture is gearing up for a shrimp production blitz to enable the Philippines to regain a firm foothold in the export market within the next six months. In an interview, Agriculture Secretary Proceso ...
    • DA eyes shrimp production of 1000,000 MT 

      (The News Today, July 11, 2008, on page 8)
      The Department of Agriculture (DA) is eyeing to increase shrimp production to 1000,000 metric tons (MT) in five years via the large- scale production of Penaeus vannamei, or Pacific white shrimp. Agriculture Undersecretary ...
    • DA falls short of 2014 target 

      (Panay News, January 24, 2015, on page C2)
      The harvest of rice and corn may have amped up the country's full-year agriculture but not enough to hug the government's target for 2014. According to the records of the Bureau of Agricultural Statistics (BAS), the farm ...
    • DA gives 300 boats to fisherfolk 

      Gajunera, F. Pearl (Manila Standard, July 30, 2016, on page A5)
      Davao City- The Department of Agriculture will hand over 300 motorized fishing bancas to fisherfolk in the City in time for the 31st Kadayawan festival from August 15 to August 21. DA Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said bancas ...
    • DA gives assistance to farmers and fishers 

      MBM (Manila Bulletin, March 9, 2015, on page B-12)
      Various sets of equipment were distributed to farmers and fishers within Mindanao region as part of the government's efforts to mechanize the farm sector in order to level up the country's competitiveness and gear for the ...
    • DA hopes to double shrimp output in 5 years 

      Benaning, Marvyn N. (Manila Bulletin, July 10, 2008, on page B-2)
      The Department of Agriculture (DA) hopes to double the country's shrimp production in five years and thus regain its status as a top exporter of Peneaus vannamei of Pacific white shrimp. Agriculture Undersecretary Jesus ...