1st Quarter DA Management Committee Meeting



1st Quarter DA Management Committee Meeting To review the accomplishments for 2019 and to ensure that plans for the national level of the agriculture and fisheries sector are anchored on the “New Thinking” paradigm and vision of the Department of Agriculture (DA)


Members of the DA management committee composed of the executive committee and heads of staff bureaus and attached agencies conducted the 1st Quarter Management Committee Meeting on 27 February 2020 in Laoag, Ilocos Norte.


Updates and plans of action as regards various department- and national-level concerns such as African Swine Fever, low palay prices, along with programs to empower farmers, fishers, youth, and other identified partner groups through agribusiness ventures, were among the topics discussed during the meeting. ###


“We must elevate our game, continue to ‘reboot’ ourselves, and strengthen and synchronize our efforts,” says Agriculture Secretary William Dar as he leads the 1st Quarter DA Management Committee Meeting– emphasizing on the milestones of the department on its first six months of implementing the “New Thinking” for agriculture paradigm.