Department of Agriculture (DA) Banner Programs (Rice, Corn, National High Value Crops, Livestock and Organic Agriculture Programs)

Article by SDS Admin Published on January 8, 2019

The national banner programs of DA on rice, corn, high value crops, livestock , and organic agriculture are priority programs that aim to address food security, poverty alleviation, and sustainable growth through increased farm income and productivity. The programs are implemented nationwide and consist of six (6) activities/components as follows: i) Production Support Services; ii) Market Development Services; iii) Extension Support, Education, and Training Support Services iv) Research and Development; v) Irrigation Network Services; and vi) Provision of Agricultural Equipment and Facilities. These programs will directly contribute to SDG 2.3 as they aim to address food security, poverty alleviation and sustainable growth through increased farm income and productivity. In addition, the project also contributes to SDG 2.4 in terms of ensuring sustainable food production systems.

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