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         By virtue of Executive Order No. 366, Series of 2004, the Philippine government has ordered the consolidation of the National Agricultural and Fishery Council (NAFC) and the Livestock Development Council (LDC) into the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) on June 26, 2013. Both agencies are currently undertaking efforts to complete the consolidation and integration processes. As soon as the transition phase is complete, we will be launching a new and improved official website. In the meantime, the NAFC will be maintaining this website to keep its partners updated on its latest activities and endeavors. To our partners in the government and the private sector, we hope that you continue exploring our website and keep those visits coming!

Gov't, stakeholders prepare for future of rice industry
Representatives from the private sector and concerned government agencies address concerns affecting the competitiveness and sustainability of the Philippine rice industry.

Southeast Asian countries agree on need to raise awareness on marine conservation at 1st regional seminar
Government representatives from various Southeast Asian Nations and resource speakers from leading international organizations for the conservation and management of biodiversity convene for informed discussions on the conservation and sustainable use of marine BBNJ. (Photo courtesy of Greenpeace Philippines)

Int’l community lauds PHL’s contributions to 2014 IYFF
Officials and representatives from various family farmers’ organizations and institutions under the United Nations declared the 2014 International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) a success and lauded the Philippines for hosting its Global Closing Ceremony last November 27, 2014 at the Dusit Thani in Makati City.

RAFC Executive Officers, AFC Coordinators gather for island-wide consultative meetings
In support to the celebration of the 2014 World Food Day spearheaded by the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) sponsored the three-day educational tour of the winners of the 2014 World Food Day On-the-Spot Mosaic-Making Contest, together with their escorts, last October 11-13, 2014.

PCAF participates in campaign against VAW, advocates gender equality
The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) participated in the 2014 Walk Against Violence Against Women (VAW) at the Quezon City Memorial Circle last November 25, 2014.

NAF Council Budget Committee tackles status of 2014 DA Plan and Budget
In the 6th consultative meeting of the National Agriculture and Fisheries (NAF Council) Budget Committee held at the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) Apacible Conference Room in Quezon City on November 11, committee members and partners tackled the status of the implementation of the DA’s 2014 Plan and Budget.

AKBay II implementers identify implementation strategies for FFHs beneficiaries
The Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) and the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office 8 (DA-RFO 8), conducted the Implementers’ Meeting and Planning Workshop on AKBay: Agrikultura – Kaagapay ng Bayang Pinoy Program Phase II for Typhoon Yolanda Affected Areas at the Visayas State University Garden Resort, Baybay City, Leyte last September 17-19, 2014.

Agri-fishery stakeholders learn climate proofing methods
Agriculture and fisheries stakeholders were trained on climate proofing methodologies during the Training-Workshop on Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) into Policies, Plans and Investments at the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) in Los Baños, Laguna last October 7-10.

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