Department of Agriculture (Philippines)

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The Philippine Department of Agriculture (abbreviated as DA; ), is the executive department of the Philippine government responsible for the promotion of agricultural and fisheries development and growth.wikipedia
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Secretary of Agriculture (Philippines)

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The department is currently led by the Secretary of Agriculture, nominated by the President of the Philippines and confirmed by the Commission on Appointments.
The Secretary of Agriculture (Filipino: Kalihim ng Pagsasaka) is the member of the Cabinet of the Philippines in charge of the Department of Agriculture.

Executive departments of the Philippines

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The Philippine Department of Agriculture (abbreviated as DA; ), is the executive department of the Philippine government responsible for the promotion of agricultural and fisheries development and growth.

Emmanuel Piñol

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The current Secretary of Agriculture is Emmanuel Piñol.
Emmanuel "Manny" Fantin Piñol (born December 16, 1953) is a Filipino journalist, writer, agriculturist and politician who is the current Secretary of the Philippine Department of Agriculture.

Department of Environment and Natural Resources

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Ferdinand Marcos, the DANR was split in May 1974 into two departments: the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Natural Resources (which later became the current DENR).
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources was first established on January 1, 1917 as the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) through the enactment of Act No. 2666 by the Philippine Commission, otherwise known as "An Act to Re-organize the Executive Department of the Government of the Philippine Islands," on 18 November 1916.

National Food Authority (Philippines)

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In May 2014, pursuant to Executive Order No. 165, four agencies representing three-quarters of the DA's budget — the Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority, the National Food Authority, the National Irrigation Administration, and the Philippine Coconut Authority — were removed from DA control.
The Philippines' National Food Authority (, abbreviated as NFA), is an agency of the Philippine government under the Department of Agriculture) responsible for ensuring the food security of the Philippines and the stability of supply and price of rice, the Philippines' staple grain.

Philippine Coconut Authority

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In May 2014, pursuant to Executive Order No. 165, four agencies representing three-quarters of the DA's budget — the Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority, the National Food Authority, the National Irrigation Administration, and the Philippine Coconut Authority — were removed from DA control.
The Philippines' Philippine Coconut Authority (, abbreviated as PCA or PHILCOA), is an agency of the Philippine government under the Department of Agriculture (from 2014 to 2018, under the Office of the President of the Philippines and the Office of the Cabinet Secretary) responsible for developing the coconut and other palm oil industry to its full potential in line with the new vision of a united, globally competitive and efficient industry.

Priority Development Assistance Fund scam

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This was part of the anti-corruption reforms which followed the pork barrel scam.
Aside from the PDAF and the fertilizer fund maintained by the Department of Agriculture, around ₱900 million in royalties earned from the Malampaya gas field were also lost to the scam.

Ferdinand Marcos

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Ferdinand Marcos, the DANR was split in May 1974 into two departments: the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Natural Resources (which later became the current DENR).

Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization

The four agencies are now directly under the Office of the President, where they are overseen by the Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization.
The PAFSAM has oversight responsibilities for the four largest executive agencies which were formerly under the purview of the Department of Agriculture (DA): the Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA), the National Food Authority (NFA), the National Irrigation Administration (NIA), and the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA).

Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources

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Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)
The Philippines' Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (, abbreviated as BFAR), is an agency of the Philippine government under the Department of Agriculture responsible for the development, improvement, management and conservation of the Philippines' fisheries and aquatic resources.

Philippine Carabao Center

Philippine Carabao Center (PCC)
The Philippine Carabao Center, an attached agency of the Department of Agriculture, was established at Science City of Muñoz in Nueva Ecija province in 1992 to breed and cross carabao based on high-yield Murrah buffalo (native breed of Haryana state of India) in the Philippines as a multi-purpose animal that can be raised for milk, meat, hide, and draft.

Bureau of Agricultural Research

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Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR)
The Philippines' Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR; ), is an agency of the Philippine government under the Department of Agriculture responsible for ensuring that all agricultural research is coordinated and undertaken for maximum utility to agriculture.

Agricultural Training Institute

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Agricultural Training Institute (ATI)
The Philippines' Agricultural Training Institute (, abbreviated as ATI), is an agency of the Philippine government under the Department of Agriculture responsible for training agricultural extension workers and their clientele; conducting multi-level training programs to promote and accelerate rural development; and ensuring that research results are communicated to the farmers through appropriate training and extension activities.

Bureau of Soils and Water Management

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Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM)
The Philippines' Bureau of Soils and Water Management (, abbreviated as BSWM), is an agency of the Philippine government under the Department of Agriculture responsible for advising and rendering assistance on matters relative to the utilization of soils and water as vital agricultural resources.

Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority

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Cotton Development Administration (CODA)
The Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority or PhilFIDA is an agency of the Philippine Department of Agriculture responsible for promoting the accelerated growth and development of the fiber industry in the Philippines, such as abaca, also known as Manila hemp and cotton.

Sugar Regulatory Administration

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Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA)
The Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA; Filipino: Pangasiwaan sa Regulasyon ng Asukal; Hiligaynon: Administrasyon sa Regulasyon sang Kalamay) is an agency of the Philippine government under the Department of Agriculture responsible for promoting the growth and development of the sugar industry of the Philippines through greater participation of the private sector and to improve the working conditions of the laborers.

Bureau of Plant Industry (Philippines)

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Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI)
The Philippines' Bureau of Plant Industry, (, abbreviated as BPI) is an agency of the Philippine government under the Department of Agriculture responsible for serving and supporting the Philippine plant industry sector.

Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority

FPA
In May 2014, pursuant to Executive Order No. 165, four agencies representing three-quarters of the DA's budget — the Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority, the National Food Authority, the National Irrigation Administration, and the Philippine Coconut Authority — were removed from DA control.
The Philippines' Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (, abbreviated as FPA), is a technical regulatory agency under Department of Agriculture.

Philippine Statistics Authority

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* Bureau of Agricultural Statistics (BAS) (now under the Philippine Statistics Authority)
The Philippines' Bureau of Agricultural Statistics (, abbreviated as BAS), is an agency of the Philippine government under the Department of Agriculture responsible for being the central information source and server of the National Information Network (NIN) of the Department of Agriculture; and providing technical assistance to end-users in accessing and analyzing product and market information and technology.

Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Product Standards

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Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Standards (BAFS), formerly known as Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Product Standards (BAFPS) until the enactment of R.A. No. 10601.
The Philippines' Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Product Standards (, abbreviated as BAFPS), is an agency of the Philippine government under the Department of Agriculture responsible for setting and implementing standards for fresh primary and secondary processed agricultural and fishery products.

Philippine Rice Research Institute

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Philippine Rice Research Institute (Philrice)
Department of Agriculture

Agriculture in the Philippines

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