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As part of the implementation of the RA 10068 or Organic Agriculture Act, the government, through the National Organic Agriculture Program, shall provide incentives for the farmers and producers as support to further propagate Organic Agriculture in the country.
The provision of certification subsidy is issued to encourage entities – farmers and input producers to comply with the Philippine National Standards for Organic Agriculture by applying for third-party certification.
Organic Certification is given through the accredited Organic Certifying Bodies (OCBs) of the Department of Agriculture- Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Standards (DA-BAFS).
Guidelines for the Selection of the Non-Government Members of the National Organic Agriculture Board (NOAB)
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In line with the issuance of Department Order No. 5: Guidelines for the Selection of the Non-Government Members of the National Organic Agriculture Board (NOAB), the NOAB is now open for nomination of qualified members. You may send the nominee’s duly accomplished information sheet and other documentary requirements through the Regional Field Offices.
Please be informed that the submission of entries is extended until May 31, 2017.
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SAN AGUSTIN, PILI, CAMARINES SUR – Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) Executive Director Dr. Nicomedes P. Eleazar led the blessing and inauguration of the P4M Organic Agriculture Research and Development Center inside the 76 hectare DA RFO 5 compound here on October 21, 2016.
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“Producing food while sustaining the ecological balance is the best legacy the TAPFPAT can give to our present and future generations,” says Elmer S. Salazar, Manager of The Agri Planters and Food Processors Association of Tigaon (TAPFPAT).