DA-BAFE kicks-off implementation of strengthening of ABE units in LGUs

DA-BAFE Director Ariodear C. Rico and the team of engineers from BAFE visited Davao del Norte from March 2 to 4 and Kalinga from March 14 to 17, 2022 to discuss the collaboration and complementation in the implementation of farm mechanization programs with the imminent devolution of agricultural and fisheries functions to LGUs pursuant to the Mandanas ruling

Global women engineers and scientists endeavor to address climate change

Sharing her experience from an Asian perspective, one of the panelists in the UNESCO event on the status of women was DA-BAFE Asst. Director Juana T. Tapel Ph.D. who shared the advocacy and initiatives of women in STEM in addressing climate change in the Philippines. Dr. Tapel shared her professional contributions in addressing climate change as an Agricultural and Biosystems Engineer (ABE) specifically in her office at the Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Engineering (BAFE).

Farm-to-Market Road Network Plan for a progressive farming industry and a better Philippines

Farm-to-market roads (FMRs) connect agricultural and fisheries areas to markets, allowing producers to transport their goods to traders and consumers with relative ease. These roads help the farmers and fisher folks gain better prices and broader reach for their products. FMRs also stimulate the economy and empower rural communities. Therefore, the creation of FMRs is an essential component of the government’s efforts to develop the countryside and achieve economic growth.