P622 million set aside for farmers hit by Karen, Lawin

The government has put aside more than half a billion pesos to compensate for losses incurred by insured farmers in Luzon in the wake of two successive storms in recent weeks. In a statement e-mailed to reporters on Friday, the Department of Agriculture said its attached agency, the Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. (PCIC), has set continue reading

PCIC allots P622m for crop damage

State-owned Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. has earmarked P622 million to indemnify farmers in Luzon following the successive onslaught of typhoons Karen and Lawin. PCIC president Jovy Bernabe said in a report to Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol that a quick assessment of the post-typhoon situation showed that 103,338 hectares operated by 81,700 farmers were damaged. The continue reading

Insured farmers to get P622 million for losses in past two typhoons

MANILA—The Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. (PCIC), the government’s agricultural insurance provider, is earmarking some P622 million to compensate losses suffered by insured farmers in Luzon in the wake of the successive onslaught of Typhoon Karen and Supertyphoon Lawin over the last two weeks. In a report to Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol, PCIC President Jovy continue reading

PCIC RO V Plants Trees for Sustainable Environment

Now on its 4th year, a mangrove tree-planting activity in the marshland areas of Barangay Cajugotan in Bacacay, Albay was conducted by the PCIC Regional Office V on June 14, 2016 as part of PCIC’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiative to promote a more sustainable environment. The team was able to plant 500 mangrove seedlings in continue reading

PCIC RO VII Conducts CSR Activity

In pursuance of the PCIC’s Corporate Social Responsibility commitment, the PCIC Regional Office VII held a tree-planting activity on June 9, 2016 to advance environmental protection towards sustainable development. The PCIC RO VII staff, along with Vice President for Corporate Business Affairs Group Antonio Uy II and Regional Manager Cresencio Deligero, Jr., planted over 400 continue reading

PCIC-PMO Leads 2nd Regional Project Mission for 2016

The DA-PCIC WIBI Mindanao Project Management Office (PMO), led by National Project Coordinator Mr. Israel dela Cruz, held the 2nd Regional Project Mission on February 22 to 26, 2016 in Bukidnon Province and Davao City. They were joined by PCIC Regional Focal Persons, Mr. Roy Arthur Alamban and Mr. Bonifacio Pales, and local government officials continue reading

PCIC RO V Attends 2-Day GAD Seminar

To develop awareness and knowledge of the changing perceptions on gender, address gender issues and concerns, and to promote gender equality in the workplace, employees of the PCIC Regional Office V took part in a Gender and Development (GAD) Seminar-Workshop on Planning and Budgeting on July 18-19, 2016 in Legazpi City, Albay. The seminar was continue reading

PCIC RO XII Attends Libungan, Cotabato’s Hog Raisers Forum

With the goal of addressing issues, concerns, and problems faced by the hog raisers in Cotabato, the municipal government of Libungan conducted a Hog Raisers Forum on August 5, 2016 where about 400 small hog raisers from the First District of Cotabato and other agricultural stakeholders participated. In the forum, PCIC RO XII Regional Manager continue reading

PCIC Joins Secretary Piñol in M’lang, Cotabato

“More agricultural development and more great things are yet to come not only for M’lang but for the whole province of Cotabato,” Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol announced when he led the distribution of ₱9.5 Million worth of agri-fishery projects to the local government unit, Irrigators’ Associations, and farmers and fisherfolk of M’lang, Cotabato continue reading