Enhancing rice and corn mechanization: A collaboration between DA-BAFE and FAO

The Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Engineering (DA-BAFE) recently hosted an inception meeting to launch a joint initiative focused on bolstering the mechanization of rice and corn production. The BAFE-FAO Project, TCP/PHI/3907, titled “Improving Capacities on the Adoption of a Harmonized Mechanization Index,” aims to streamline and enhance mechanization processes across rice and corn production, addressing longstanding challenges within the agricultural sector.