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Urban Agriculture: Coping with Crisis Towards Food Security

PART 2:  Aquaculture for Tilapia and Hito Urban and peri-urban agriculture occurs within and surrounding the boundaries of major cities and includes products from crops, livestock, fisheries, and forestry, which ensues through a multiple farming and gardening systems. Collective benefits…

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Fisherfolk in Cordillera harvest 5.09 MT tilapia

CORDILLERA, April 1-16, 2020 – The implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) did not hinder the fishers in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) to harvest their tilapia from the Aquaculture Project, provided by the Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD)…

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Bangus fisherfolks harvested 1.455 tons in Bohol

BOHOL, April 11-12, 2020 – Fisherfolk beneficiaries of the Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program managed by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Region 7 harvested 1.455 tons of bangus (milkfish) in the municipalities of Maribojoc and…

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Kalinga beneficiary thanks SAAD for rice-fish system

Sixty-six-year-old Kalinga beneficiary Maximo W. Wallis thanks the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) – Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program for the additional livelihood he received, the tilapia culture production. Mr. Wallis is a rice farmer from…

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SAAD improves national office, strengthens partnership with ATI

TAGAYTAY CITY, December 16-19, 2019 – The Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) improved its National Program Management Office’s (NPMO) structure and strengthened its partnership with the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) during its Year-End…

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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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