Philippine Department of Agriculture – Tokyo
Young students pledge to be “RICEponsible”

Young students pledge to be “RICEponsible”

Sixth grade students from the Raya School Fairview pledged to be “RICEponsible” or to consume rice responsibly during the 20th Ceremonial Rice Harvesting at Rizal Park on November 11, 2022. The event, which was hosted by the Department of Agriculture (DA)-Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) and National Rice Program, is part of the 2022 National Rice Awareness Month (NRAM) celebration to raise rice awareness, promote better health, and support local farmers, among others. The students and their teachers/guardians committed to follow NRAM’s “A-Ba-Ka-Da” campaign. A-Ba-Ka-Da stands for “Adlay, mais, saba, atbp. ay ihalo sa kanin,” “Brown rice ay kainin,” “Kanin ay huwag ay sayangin,” at “Dapat bigas ng Pilipinas ang […]

DA doubles down on “Be RICEponsible” advocacy

DA doubles down on “Be RICEponsible” advocacy

“To show our never-ending support to our rice farmers, we must patronize buying locally produced rice and rice-based products,” Department of Agriculture (DA) Assistant Secretary for Operations Arnel De Mesa urged. During the Opening of the National Rice Awareness Month (NRAM) Exhibit at DA on November 14, 2022, Assistant Secretary De Mesa highlighted the “Be RICEponsible” advocacy as the NRAM’s official theme until 2028. He also stressed that to be responsible consumers, everyone should start with the new “A Ba Ka Da” movement. “A” stands for “Adlay, mais, saba, atbp. ay ihalo sa kanin (Mix rice with other staples such as adlai, saba, corn, etc.)” and “B” is for “Brown […]

Rice farmers nationwide to receive more fertilizer aid

Rice farmers nationwide to receive more fertilizer aid

Following the directives of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the Department of Agriculture (DA) is gearing up for the efficient distribution of additional fertilizer assistance that will support rice farmers nationwide. Senior Undersecretary Domingo Panganiban convened the Regional Executive Directors and Rice Program coordinators of the DA-Regional Field Offices (RFOs) on November 10, 2022 to discuss the program updates, guidelines, concerns, and ways forward. This is in line with the recent meeting of President Marcos with the top officials of DA, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and the Philippine International Trading Corporation (PITC) regarding the country’s fertilizer importation requirements to boost local production. The PITC was tapped to import the […]

PH develops low-cost feeds for milkfish, tilapia – DA

PH develops low-cost feeds for milkfish, tilapia – DA

MANILA, Philippines — The country has developed low-cost alternative feeds for milkfish (bangus) and tilapia using byproducts of agricultural and poultry products, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said Tuesday. The new formulated feed, developed by Dr. Roger Edward Mamauag through the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center-Aquaculture Division and the National Fisheries Research and Development Institute, utilizes byproducts from corn, poultry abattoirs. and coconut-fermented copra meal to replace fish meal. Commercial fish feeds usually consist of fish meal, which is an expensive and resource-intensive product since it requires harvesting fish from the oceans for feed production. Plant-based protein sources like soybean meal and wheat gluten are the low-cost alternatives, but its […]

AgSur fisherfolk groups get P1-M processing equipment

AgSurフィッシャーフォークグループはP1-M処理装置を入手します

南アグサンに本拠を置く4つの漁民グループは、水産水産資源局(BFAR)13(Caraga)から提供される100万ペソ相当の各種水産加工設備を受け取りました。 BFAR-13は金曜日の声明で、ロレート統合水産加工協会とポブラシオンロザリオフィッシャーフォーク協会に言及し、「4つのグループのうち2つが3月23日から24日に行われる流通活動で加工設備を受け取った」と述べた。ロレート町の24人のメンバーからなるグループの議長であるCarmelitaLaraは、木曜日に受け取った機器について政府に感謝した。 「これで、清潔で安全な食品を調理するための適切な施設があることを消費者に示すことができます」[…]

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