Almost 700K rice farmers benefit from RCEF Mechanization Program

  MANILA – The Department of Agriculture (DA) has been upgrading the rice farmers’ methods of doing work by providing free machinery and equipment. The Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) said some 682,502 farmers nationwide were recipients of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund’s (RCEF) Mechanization Program as of December 2021. “Our goal is to continue reading : Almost 700K rice farmers benefit from RCEF Mechanization Program

Bohol FCAs receive PhP 269.4 M worth of RCEF machinery

Fifty-eight qualified Farmers’ Cooperatives and Associations (FCAs) received Php 269.4 million worth of machinery from the Department of Agriculture- Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (DA-PHilMech) under the program Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Mechanization. The machinery distribution ceremony was held in Ubay, Bohol on March 3, 2022. A total of 156 units of continue reading : Bohol FCAs receive PhP 269.4 M worth of RCEF machinery

PHilMech, stakeholders ink MOA on RPS-2 establishment

The Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PHilMech), the local government of Maramag, Bukidnon, Central Mindanao University (CMU), and the National Food Authority (NFA) inked a memorandum of agreement (MOA) on the establishment of the Rice Processing System (RPS) 2 under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Mechanization Program on February 22, 2022, in continue reading : PHilMech, stakeholders ink MOA on RPS-2 establishment

PHilMech establishes 22 info-hubs among FCAs under RCEF

The Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PHilMech) has established 22 info-hubs among the different model farmers’ cooperatives and associations (FCAs) who are beneficiaries of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Mechanization Program. The establishment of info-hubs is a convergence communication intervention project of the Rice Extension Services Program (RESP)1 of RCEF implemented by continue reading : PHilMech establishes 22 info-hubs among FCAs under RCEF