Direct Market Linkage Program– producers (farmers and fisherfolk) are linked-up with buyers (consumers, exporters, businessmen, etc.) to ensure a fair and profitable price for the producers and availability of supply with prices that are affordable for buyers/consumers and other end-users.
Barangay Food Terminal – a barangay-based food dept and distribution system complementing talipapa in selling agri-fishery commodities/products to low income groups in depressed barangays.
Agri-Pinoy Food Trading Center– an alternative marketing system and business model wherein small farmers and fisherfolk can sell their producets directly at rationalized prices. It will equipped with processing facilities to produce semi-processed or finished products for targeted institutional buyers. The center will be co-owned by the government and the private sector.
Support to National Marketing Umbrella – provisions in the AFMA for the development of integrated marketing system which will provide for an effective linkage among the agribusiness players – producers, processors, consumers and provide a globally competitive agriculture sector and facilitate/support meetings of the NMU Board of Directors (composed of private sector representatives – farmers’ and fisherfolk’s organization, cooperative, federation of cooperative and association.
Promotion of Organic Agriculture – provide assistance to farmers by providing support to training on Internal Control Systems in preparation for their accreditation.
Investment Forum/Congress/Summit– facilitate the conduct of local and international investment forum/congress/summit to promote agribusiness investments to local and foreign investors.
Tariff-free importation of agricultural inputs, equipment and machinery (EO 376)– the EO calls for the provision of duty-free privileges for the agricultural inputs, equipment and machinery (under section 109 of AFMA). The main objective of the order is to give agri-fishery stakeholders access to cheaper sources of raw materials and related facilities.
Conduct of Agribusiness Investment Opportunities Seminar Series – the program aims at increasing awareness on the industry players on agribusiness investment options by identifying entry points and enhance the capabilities of the farming and fishery sectors. This activity also enhances/develops the entrepreneurial capabilities/skills of the farmers, fisherfolk and other industry stakeholders in various agribusiness ventures.
Agribusiness Center – a one-stop agribusiness center for farmers, fisherfolk, cooperatives, investors/entrepreneurs to access market/price information, technical services, business opportunities and direct links with the private sector/institutions.
Agriculture Fisheries Market Information System (AFMIS)– is an integrated and cluster-based system of providing market information on a timely and regular basis through various media to improve production, marketing and investment decisions of DA’s clientele. The AFMIS website can be accessed through http://www.afmis.da.gov.ph