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DA-SAAD obligates 84% of Php 1.49B budget in 2021

PALAWAN, December 6, 2021 – The Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program reported an obligation of 84% of its FY 2021 General Appropriations Act (GAA) allotted fund amounting to Php 1.49 billion (Table 1) during…

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DA, FPA connects with FIAP on increasing fertilizer prices

QUEZON CITY, December 1, 2021 - The Department of Agriculture (DA), the Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA) and the Fertilizer Industry Association of the Philippines (FIAP) convened via zoom virtual meeting on November 17, 2021 to tackle rising fertilizer prices.…

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85 Negros Oriental farmers venture into goat meat processing

NEGROS ORIENTAL, November 3, 2021 – Eighty-five (85) farmers from Negros Oriental will venture into goat meat or chevon processing after attending three training activities from the Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program. The training,…

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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 on September 8. All graduates are members of the Gimagaan…

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SAAD proposes 2022 program implementation

QUEZON CITY, August 30, 2021 - The Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) planned its last year of implementation, 2022. The SAAD national and regional staff met physically and virtually in an event conducted…

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President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr.
Republic of the Philippines
Secretary, Department of Agriculture

Ulysses J. Lustria Jr.


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