DA-ACPC honors outstanding partner lending conduits

The Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Credit Policy Council (DA-ACPC) honored a total of 62 partner lending conduits (PLCs) during the 2nd Gawad sa Paglingap sa Magsasaka at Mangingisda (Gawad Lingap Awards) on April 28, 2022 in Quezon City. The Gawad Lingap Awards, held every two years, recognizes financial institutions nationwide which have given outstanding and exemplary continue reading : DA-ACPC honors outstanding partner lending conduits

DA-ACPC, PCW conducts GAD Orientation and Training for DA-ACPC’s GAD Focal Point System

In line with the agency’s commitment to strengthening the gender mainstreaming of its programs, the Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Credit Policy Council (DA-ACPC) tapped the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) to conduct a Basic Gender and Development (GAD) Orientation and Reports Preparation Training-Workshop for its GAD Focal Point System (GAD FPS) on March 29-31, continue reading : DA-ACPC, PCW conducts GAD Orientation and Training for DA-ACPC’s GAD Focal Point System

IP women farmers in Norzagaray, Bulacan to benefit from DA-ACPC’s AgriPinay Program

DA-ACPC Program Development Director Cristina Lopez, representing DA-ACPC Executive Director Jocelyn Alma R. Badiola, led the ceremonial check turnover for P1 million in loan funds to the agency’s partner lending conduit, the New Rural Bank of San Leonardo (NRBSL) for the implementation of the AgriPinay program in Norzagaray, Bulacan on March 22, 2021.  The funds continue reading : IP women farmers in Norzagaray, Bulacan to benefit from DA-ACPC’s AgriPinay Program

Young agripreneur establishes sweet & spicy agribusiness thru KAYA loan program

Ferdy Ocyaden, a thirty-year old agripreneur from Victoria, Tarlac began his journey in agriculture at a very young age. Born in Mountain Province in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), the majority of his life was spent on farms, riding a carabao, preparing rice seedlings and planting various crops in their indigenous farmlands.               “Hindi ko continue reading : Young agripreneur establishes sweet & spicy agribusiness thru KAYA loan program

DA-ACPC boosts rural agri-finance in pandemic-stricken 2021

Amid the continuing challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021, the Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Credit Policy Council (DA-ACPC), the DA’s institution on rural finance, has remained steadfast in fulfilling its mandate of promoting effective and sustainable delivery of financial services to the countryside. In cooperation with the DA-ACPC’s program partners, the continue reading : DA-ACPC boosts rural agri-finance in pandemic-stricken 2021

BEPCO, the Egg Innovation Hub of the Egg Basket of the Philippines

Batangas Egg Producers Multi-purpose Cooperative (BEPCO) started in 2010 with 25 members aspiring to establish an egg processing plant in San Jose, Batangas, which is known as the “Egg Basket of the Philippines.” BEPCO started by gathering the produce of its members, transforming them into different egg products, and marketing them. With the intention of continue reading : BEPCO, the Egg Innovation Hub of the Egg Basket of the Philippines

DA-ACPC inks MOU with PUP on Economics Extension Program Collaboration

The Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Credit Policy Council (DA-ACPC) and the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) through its Graduate School in Economics and its Research and Extension Office signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on August 26, 2021 for the implementation of an economics extension program. Among those present during the virtual MOU signing were continue reading : DA-ACPC inks MOU with PUP on Economics Extension Program Collaboration

Agri-enterprise thrives through SURE COVID-19

“Nung nabalitaan namin na magkaka-lockdown, natakot kami,” recalls agripreneur Elmer Relente. “Hindi namin alam kung kami ba ay magpapatuloy pa sa pagpo-produce at pagdi-distribute ng aming gulay dahil natatakot din kaming mahawa,” he added. Elmer, together with his wife Ellen, own and manage Anpilo Agri Farm, which grows fresh, organic fruits and vegetables in the continue reading : Agri-enterprise thrives through SURE COVID-19

ACPC launches agri-finance book series of its first executive director, Dr. V. Bruce J. Tolentino

The Agricultural Credit Policy Council (ACPC) launched Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Monetary Board Member V. Bruce J. Tolentino’s book series entitled Enabling Rural and Agricultural Finance for Inclusive Development in the Philippines during its 71st Governing Council meeting on August 17, 2021. The publication is a three-volume compilation of papers, reports, and policy notes focusing continue reading : ACPC launches agri-finance book series of its first executive director, Dr. V. Bruce J. Tolentino