DA seeks P240-B budget for 2021

DA seeks P240-B budget for 2021

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is seeking a bigger share in the national budget next year to be able to “reboot” the sector following the adverse effects brought by lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Agriculture...
Agriculture budget and economic growth

Agriculture budget and economic growth

For substantial sustainable economic growth, we must significantly increase the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) budget. We now have a possible additional P56 billion because of the Stimulus Fund triggered by COVID-19. But this is still only 5 percent of the total...