The Office of the Provincial Agriculturist and the DA Aklan Provincial Coordinating Office conducted the first Provincial Agricultural Stakeholders Forum last January 29, 2021 in Hotel Metro Skybar, Kalibo, Aklan. The forum was attended by DA-RFO6 and our partners in the local government level represented by the Municipal Agriculturist/Municipal Agricultural Officer and Agricultural Technicians, with the following agenda, to wit:

  1. Updates on DA Thrusts and Programs
  2. Updates on Livestock, Corn and Organic Agriculture Program Targets and Activities
  3. Farm and Fisheries Clustering & Consolidation Program (F2C2)
  4. Updates on OPVET Livestock and Poultry
  5. Updates on ACPC Agri-Fishery Credit Programs
  6. Updates on RRP 2 implementation
  7. Updates on High Value Crops Development Program

DA Regional Executive Director Engr. Remelyn R. Recoter congratulated the province of Aklan for an increase in rice yield production and discussed the DA thursts and programs for CY 2021.

Together, we can establish a “Food-secure Philippines with prosperous farmers and fishers.”