8 months Agri dept discloses own plan to bolster growth Manilatimes |Biz
Days after the Philippines’ economic managers unveiled its expenditure catch-up plan to boost the country’s gross domestic product to above 6 percent this year, the Department of Agriculture (DA) has revealed a catch-up plan of its own aimed at reenergizing the agriculture sector and have it contribute significantly to economic growth.
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel PiñolIn a statement on Thursday, the Department of Finance (DoF) cited Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol’s presentation before the recent Economic Development Cluster (EDC) meeting in saying that the plan covered productivity enhancement interventions for major crops, such as rice, corn and sorghum; regulatory and support ... more