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    DA eyes bigger rice production in 2021

    The Department of Agriculture (DA) aims to further improve the country’s rice productivity and adequacy levels this year, boosted by the combined outcomes of government interventions and continued strong partnerships with farmers’ groups, rice industry stakeholders, and local government units (LGUs). Agriculture

    DA lines up key strategies to steer agri-fishery growth and transformation in 2021

    Twelve key strategies will guide the Department of Agriculture (DA) in pursuing major programs and activities for the current year, and pave the way to attain a modest agriculture sector growth of 2.5 percent. Agriculture

    10 'smart greenhouses' to be put up in Iloilo City

    Ten smart greenhouses will be put up at the DA’s Integrated Agricultural Research Center in Jaro district, Iloilo City for the production of cherry tomatoes and mushrooms. Agriculture

    NEDA-6: WV agriculture, fisheries strong despite COVID-19 pandemic

    The agriculture and fisheries sectors of Western Visayas have remained strong amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-6). Agriculture

    KOICA eyes multi-million dollar agri project in WV

    Following the successful implementation of its big-ticket projects in Western Visayas, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) is again eyeing another multi-million dollar project in the region. Agriculture

    WV rice farmers get initial P48-M machinery support under RCEF

    Thirty rice-based Farmer's Cooperatives and Associations (FCAs) in Western Visayas received the first batch of farm machinery worth P48 million under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) on Aug. 3 to 8. Agriculture

    DA allocates P1.06B for Rice Resiliency Project in WV

    Western Visayas is gearing towards a 0.3 to 1.5 metric tons per hectare yield increment with the P1.06 billion allocation under the Rice Resiliency Project (RRP) of the Department of Agriculture (DA). Agriculture

    Kadiwa on Wheels to make fruits, veggies available to Iloilo City residents

    People residing in Iloilo City will be able to buy fresh agricultural produce right at their doorstep with the operation of ‘Kadiwa on Wheels’ beginning March 31. Agriculture

    Iloilo farmers receive P9.1-M cash assistance

    Amidst the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Department of Agriculture-Western Visayas pushed through with the distribution of P9,145,000.00 cash assistance to 1,829 farmer beneficiaries in the province of Iloilo. Agriculture

    Caravan held to capacitate farmers amid sectoral issues

    The Department of Agriculture (DA) Western Visayas presented its programs and strategies to help local farmers in managing problems in the agri sector through an information caravan held on March 11 in Lemery, Iloilo. Agriculture