ACPC Joins the 2023 Financial Education Stakeholders Congress

With the Agricultural Credit Policy Council (DA-ACPC), the Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), and BDO Foundation (BDOF) at the forefront of ensuring the financial literacy of our farmers,  fishers, and livestock raisers through the KITA Mo Na! (Kapital at Ipon Tungo sa Asenso) Financial Education (Fin-Ed) Training, the DA-ACPC shared best practices and innovative strategies continue reading : ACPC Joins the 2023 Financial Education Stakeholders Congress

Kita Mo Na! Financial Education Training kicks off in Bicol

The Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Credit Policy Council (DA-ACPC), incollaboration with the DA-Regional Field Office 5 Agribusiness and Marketing AssistanceDivision (AMAD), rolled out the first-ever Kapital at Ipon Tungo sa Asenso (KITA Mo Na!)Financial Education Training on November 28 and 29, 2023 in Bicol. The training enabled the 60 farmers and livestock raisers from continue reading : Kita Mo Na! Financial Education Training kicks off in Bicol

A year after: Utilization of ACPC Online Helpdesk boosts customer experience, compliance with ARTA

The ACPC Online Helpdesk, which serves as the Agricultural Credit Policy Council’s (ACPC) official public assistance desk, aims to streamline and make responses to inquiries more efficient and effective. Through the digital innovation, ACPC’s borrowers, potential borrowers, and other stakeholders may submit queries about the agency’s frontline services and credit programs. It also has a continue reading : A year after: Utilization of ACPC Online Helpdesk boosts customer experience, compliance with ARTA

DA conducts credit caravan for Nueva Ecija onion farmers

The Department of Agriculture- High Value Crops Development Program (HVCDP), DA-Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (ACEF) Credit Program Unit and the DA-Agricultural Credit Polic Council (DA-ACPC) jointly conducted an Information Caravan on Agri-Credit Programs for Onion Farmers on September 14, 2023 in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija The activity is part of the DA’s goal to help continue reading : DA conducts credit caravan for Nueva Ecija onion farmers

Mitigating Credit Risk: The Crucial Role of Insurance in the Agri-Fishery Sectors 

The ACPC Policy Forum 2023 gathered together key stakeholders in the agri-insurance industry to discuss best practices and innovative ideas as inputs to the formulation of framework, policies, and programs to enhance credit delivery services to small farmers and fisherfolk and risk-mitigating mechanisms that can be institutionalized by lenders.  The activity also served as a continue reading : Mitigating Credit Risk: The Crucial Role of Insurance in the Agri-Fishery Sectors 

ACPC conducts 2023 Agri-Fishery Finance Policy Forum; advocates for agri insurance and savings for credit risk mitigation

The Agricultural Credit Policy Council (DA-ACPC) hosted its Policy Forum on May 23, 2023 at the PICC, Pasay City, with two sessions focusing on Agri-Insurance and Savings Generation for Credit Risk Mitigation in rural finance. In attendance were representatives from government agencies, including the Department of Agriculture (DA) Head Office, Regional Offices and attached agencies, continue reading : ACPC conducts 2023 Agri-Fishery Finance Policy Forum; advocates for agri insurance and savings for credit risk mitigation

DA-ACPC, BSP launch joint baseline study on Countryside Banking; provide policy recommendations to increase bank lending in agriculture

BSP, Manila – The Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Credit Policy Council (DA-ACPC) and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Research Academy (BRAc) launched the 2021 Countryside Banking Survey (CBS), a study which aims to analyze trends and present emerging policy issues on bank behavior towards lending to the agriculture sector using branch-level data. “This continue reading : DA-ACPC, BSP launch joint baseline study on Countryside Banking; provide policy recommendations to increase bank lending in agriculture

DA-ACPC rolls out credit program for Out-of-School Youth in Ilocos Norte

As part of the government’s initiative to engage the youth in agriculture and to revive the cattle industry in the country, the Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Credit Policy Council (DA-ACPC) launched the Credit Program for Out-of-School Youth (OSY) in Ilocos Norte on March 8, 2023 at the Badoc Auction Market, Badoc, Ilocos Norte.  A continue reading : DA-ACPC rolls out credit program for Out-of-School Youth in Ilocos Norte