Posts Tagged Philippine Coconut Authority

DA estimates Typhoon Tisoy damage, losses

Maris Federez   •   December 9, 2019

MANILA, Philippines— The Department of Agriculture on Monday (December 9) released the estimated damage and losses brought by Typhoon “Tisoy”. The department announced that Tisoy caused damage and losses to...

Duterte appoints Gonzalo Duque as PH Coconut Authority chief

Robie de Guzman   •   July 29, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed lawyer Gonzalo Duque as the new administrator of the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA), Malacañang announced on Monday (July 29). Duque earned degrees...

Duterte wants more safeguards; vetoes bill reconstituting PCA

Marje Pelayo   •   February 11, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte wants "more safeguards" on the bill reconstituting the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA).

Bicam okays Coco Levy Trust Fund under a reconstituted PCA

Marje Pelayo   •   August 2, 2018

    PASAY CITY, Philippines – The bicameral conference committee has approved the creation of the coconut levy trust fund on Wednesday (August 1). The proposed measure will allow farmers...

NFA to return under DA supervision

admin   •   April 17, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the return of the National Food Authority under the supervision of the Department of Agriculture. Grains Retailers’ Confederation of the Philippines national...

PCA board suspends administrator Avelino Andal

admin   •   March 20, 2017

The Philippine Coconut Authority board has suspended PCA administrator Avelino Andal following reports of alleged corruption in his agency. Promptly after the flag raising ceremony this morning, USEC. Halmen Valdez...

PCA: Cutting of coconut trees, banned

admin   •   January 3, 2017

  The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) has discovered that monitoring of permit for coco tree cutting activities in the country has become ineffective. For this, a moratorium or the prohibition...

Sen. Villar to incoming admin: return Coco Levy fund as projects to farmers instead of cash

admin   •   June 21, 2016

Senate Committee on Food and Agriculture Chairperson Cynthia Villar is planning to push a bill on the creation of a Coconut Industry Development Fund in the next Congress. It covers...

$2-B halaga ng Coco Water, nasasayang kada taon – Sec. Pangilinan

admin   •   August 28, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – Pagaaralan ng Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) kung papaano magiging export product ng Pilipinas ang coco water. Sa pagdiriwang ng ika-28 National Coconut Week, sinabi ni Presidential Assistant...

Target na rice self-sufficiency, hindi naabot noong 2013; ngunit ani ng bansa, pinakamataas sa kasaysayan – DA

admin   •   July 21, 2014

MANILA, Philippines — Noong 2013, itinakda ng Department of Agriculture (DA) na mararating ang  target na maging rice self-sufficient ang bansa  sa pamamagitan  ng 19 million metric tons ng palay...


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