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Fuel subsidy for agri sector to start March 17

Farmers and fishers in Leyte will be the pioneer recipients of the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Fuel Subsidy Program. In an interview with the Philippine...

DA-registered farmers, fisherfolk priorities in fuel subsidy

The Department of Agriculture (DA) will prioritize farmers and fisherfolk under the Registered System for Basic Sectors in Agriculture (RSBSA) in distributing the PHP500-million...

Puerto Princesa among LGUs lauded for initiatives to mitigate teen pregnancies

Puerto Princesa City is among the local government units (LGUs) lauded by the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) for initiatives to mitigate teen...

Agriculture department lures investors to venture into fish aquaculture

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is encouraging investors to venture into large-scale production in aquaculture in support of the Comprehensive National Fisheries Industry Development...

DA-China negotiations on for lower-priced fertilizer

In an attempt to meet the fertilizer requirement for the first planting season this year, the Department of Agriculture’s Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (DA-FPA)...

DSWD drafting intervention programs for child marriage victims

Victims of arranged child marriages and their children will be included in the intervention programs under Republic Act 11596 or An Act Prohibiting the...

Shrimp head: From food waste to business

To mitigate food waste, the National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI) pushed to turn some of it into “something valuable.” Rosa Bassig, senior science...

Awareness on contraception to curb teen pregnancies: survey

Just 13% of 500 young women in the Philippines knew about emergency contraception (EC) tablets or the Yuzpe technique, which has an 88 percent...

BFAR to file protest anew vs. foreign vessels in WPS

The Department of Agriculture - Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) is working closely with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to file...

More Pinoys aware of low-glycemic rice benefits: DA

There are now more Filipinos who are aware of the health benefits of low-glycemic index (GI) rice, a study from the Department of Agriculture’s...

DSWD, DTI finalizing elderly, PWD online purchase discounts

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will conduct a stakeholders’ consultation meeting in July...

Minors in Paniqui shooting get psych support

“The local government unit of Gerona in Tarlac and the DSWD in Central Luzon have arranged a psychosocial intervention yesterday (Dec. 22) for the minors,” DSWD spokesperson Irene Dumlao told the Philippine News Agency in a Viber message.