Agricultural and fisheries machinery and equipment industry players urged to comply with government regulations

Representatives from the Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Engineering (BAFE), academe, local government units of Bayawan City and the Provincial Government of Cebu, Regional Agricultural Engineering Divisions (RAEDs) of Region VI, VII, and VIII participated in the Workshop on the development of BAFE Regulatory Enforcement Guidelines cum Consultation on the RA 10601 (AFMech Law) IRR held from July 17 to 21, 2023 in Mandaue City, Cebu.

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineers capacitated to design climate-resilient agri-fisheries infrastructure

To enable the agricultural and fisheries sectors withstand the impacts of climate change, the Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Engineering (DA-BAFE) is committed on capacitating Agricultural and Biosystems Engineers (ABEs) to design climate-resilient agri-fisheries infrastructure. The government can help reduce the vulnerability of the agricultural and fisheries sectors to these impacts by designing and building infrastructure that is resilient to the impacts of climate change, said DA-BAFE Director Ariodear Rico.

DA-BAFE organizes inter-agency workshop on data sharing for Farm-to-Market Roads Network

The Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Engineering (DA-BAFE) organized an inter-agency workshop to discuss the inputting and updating of data sharing for the farm-to-market roads network. The workshop held on June 30, 2023 brought together representatives from various government agencies involved in Farm-to-Market Road projects namely the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Tourism (DOT), Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP), Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA), National Irrigation Administration (NIA), and Agribusiness Marketing Assistance Service (AMAS) to discuss ways to improve data sharing and collaboration.

DA-BAFE holds Farm-to-Market Road Development Program (FMRDP) Mid-Year Assessment

The Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Engineering (DA-BAFE) conducted the Farm-to-Market Road Development Program (FMRDP) Mid-Year Assessment from June 26 to 27, 2023 in Quezon City. Participants in the said activity of DA-BAFE, as the Secretariat and Project Management Office (PMO) of FMRDP, were representatives from Regional Agricultural Engineering Divisions (RAEDs) of the DA – Regional Field Offices (DA-RFOs) and FMRDP staff.