DA-ACPC intensifies efforts to accelerate digitalization in agri-fishery finance

Amid the rapidly changing financial environment brought about by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Credit Policy Council (DA-ACPC) continues to strengthen its digitalization efforts in the implementation of its credit programs. “Now, more than ever, as we continue fulfilling our mandate of providing easy, timely and affordable credit continue reading : DA-ACPC intensifies efforts to accelerate digitalization in agri-fishery finance

From Farmers to Agripreneurs: Financing Micro and Small Agribusinesses with the Agri-Negosyo (ANYO) Loan Program

The Department of Agriculture’s first pillar in the New Thinking in Agriculture is the modernization of the agriculture and fisheries sector, which includes the use of modern technology to increase efficiency and yield of farmers, and the empowerment of farmers as agricultural entrepreneurs (agripreneurs). “Agripreneurship should also form part of the paradigm to modernize Philippine continue reading : From Farmers to Agripreneurs: Financing Micro and Small Agribusinesses with the Agri-Negosyo (ANYO) Loan Program

Empowering Youth in Agriculture: The Kapital Access for Young Agripreneurs (KAYA) Program

One of the major thrusts of DA Secretary William Dar’s New Thinking in Agriculture is the innovation and modernization of the sector, which ties in with his advocacy to engage youth in agriculture. “We need young blood in agriculture. They have the defining attributes when it comes to utilizing modern agriculture. They are well connected continue reading : Empowering Youth in Agriculture: The Kapital Access for Young Agripreneurs (KAYA) Program

DA-ACPC expands Agri-Negosyo (ANYO) Loan Program to help strengthen food supply chain

To address rising market prices in Metro Manila and to complement the implementation of the price cap effective February 8, 2021 as per Executive Order 124, the Department of Agriculture (DA), through the Agricultural Credit Policy Council (DA-ACPC), will be implementing a zero-interest loan program to offer working capital loans for eligible farmers and fishers’ continue reading : DA-ACPC expands Agri-Negosyo (ANYO) Loan Program to help strengthen food supply chain