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Agta Tabangnon farmers from Sorsogon finish FFS under DA-SAAD

SORSOGON, September 10, 2021 – Thirty-two (32) farmers belonging to the Agta Tabangnon community in Brgy. Gimagaan, Donsol Sorsogon completed a season-long Farmers’ Field School (FFS) on Vegetable Production Technology…

Tongrayan IPs of Kalinga receive agri-inputs to establish local enterprises

KALINGA, September 10, 2021 – The Tongrayan Indigenous Peoples (IPs) of Tinglayan, Kalinga were awarded Php 10,800,100 worth of agricultural projects as livelihood assistance aimed at establishing community-based enterprises from…

Mandaya SAAD farmers granted with projects

DAVAO DE ORO, December 11, 2020 - Farmers belonging to the Mandaya indigenous people (IP) community of Brgy. Mangayon, Compostela received implements from the Department of Agriculture (DA) - Special…

Empowering indigenous communities in the agriculture and fisheries sector: the SAAD’s commitment

“Development by the people, of the people, and for the people,” - Angelito Manalili (1990) The need to empower the indigenous cultural communities (ICCs) or Indigenous Peoples (IPs) is a…

Revitalizing indigenous communities: Buhid-Mangyan IPs receive Php 3.2 M worth of agri-assistance

OCCIDENTAL MINDORO, OCTOBER 09, 2020 – In line with the government’s anti-poverty program, the Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Region 4B turned-over a total of…

Farm machinery turned over to IP communities in San Jose

SAN JOSE, OCCIDENTAL MINDORO, OCTOBER 02, 2020 – In support of the government’s thrust in agricultural mechanization and modernization in the countryside, the Department of Agriculture-Special Area for Agricultural Development…

Broiler chicks delivered to Subanen IPs

ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE, September 12, 2020 - The Tampilisan Subanen Cultural Minority Association (TSCMA) in Barangay Galingon received 2,000 broiler chicks from the Department of Agriculture, through the Special Area…

5 IP associations in Surigao del Sur granted with corn seeds

SURIGAO DEL SUR, June 29, 2020 - The Department of Agriculture (DA) – Region XIII delivered bags of open-pollinated variety (OPV) white corn seeds to five indigenous beneficiary associations of…

Agri-fisheries intervention to IP communities in Occ Min through DA and NCIP convergence

OCCIDENTAL MINDORO, JUNE 28, 2020 - The Department of Agriculture (DA) and National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) strengthened their collaboration to extend government assistance for tribal communities or Indigenous Peoples…

DA and NCIP strengthens collaboration; SAAD with at least 17,000 IP beneficiaries

QUEZON CITY, June 12, 2020 – The Department of Agriculture (DA) and National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) strengthened their collaboration as they entered a Joint Special Order to assist…

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte
Republic of the Philippines

William D. Dar, Ph. D.
Secretary, Department of Agriculture

Myer G. Mula, Ph. D.
Program Director

                  

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