10 months Agri value chain initiatives pushed Manilatimes |Biz
THE Department of Agriculture (DA), through its Agricultural Credit Policy Council (ACPC), has partnered with the private sector for the implementation of its newest initiative on agripreneurship, which aims to uplift the lives of farmers and fishermen in the countryside. In a statement on Monday, the DA-ACPC said its latest partnership was made on August 9 with the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship (PCE)-Go Negosyo, Kennemer Foods International, Inc. and Agronomika Finance Corp. (AFC) to pilot the Agricultural Value Chain Financing Support and Capacity Building through Entrepreneurship and Organizational Development (ASCEnD). The initiative is in line with acting Agriculture Secretary ... more