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’s 2022 Small Farmer and Fisherfolk Indebtedness Survey (SFFIS) cleared by the PSA

The DA-ACPC is set to conduct its nationwide Small Farmer and Fisherfolk Indebtedness Survey (SFFIS) this year as cleared by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) through its Statistical Survey Review and Clearance System (SSRCS). The DA-ACPC conducts the SFFIS every two or three years as a means to determine the credit and financial behavior and continue reading : DA-ACPC’s 2022 Small Farmer and Fisherfolk Indebtedness Survey (SFFIS) cleared by the PSA

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

DA-ACPC bestows Posthumous Award to the late Ma. Teresa J. Santos

DA-ACPC Executive Director Jocelyn Alma R. Badiola honored the late Ma. Teresa J. Santos with a Posthumous Award, recognizing her significant service for over 31 years as a public servant and her outstanding contribution to the continuous fulfillment of agency’s mandate of promoting effective and sustainable delivery of financial services to the countryside. Tess, as continue reading : DA-ACPC bestows Posthumous Award to the late Ma. Teresa J. Santos

SURE Assistance Program to aid small farmers and fisherfolk affected by Typhoon Odette

The Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Credit Policy Council (DA-ACPC) has allocated a P500 million credit fund for the implementation of its Survival and Recovery (SURE) Assistance Program in areas declared under a state of calamity by President Rodrigo Duterte due to the devastation brought about by Typhoon Odette. The regions under the state of calamity are continue reading : SURE Assistance Program to aid small farmers and fisherfolk affected by Typhoon Odette

Valenzuela-based agripreneur avails SURE COVID-19 for MSEs to expand their calamansi-based enterprise and market through digital and online selling platforms

As COVID-19 cases continued to rise in the past year, and community quarantine and lockdowns were implemented nationwide, one major concern was the demand for food production and marketing. In response, the Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Credit Policy Council (DA-ACPC) provides emergency and production requirement assistance to small farmers and fisherfolk (SFF) and micro continue reading : Valenzuela-based agripreneur avails SURE COVID-19 for MSEs to expand their calamansi-based enterprise and market through digital and online selling platforms