Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala has defended the proposed 2011 budget of the Department of Agriculture of P38.5 billion, both at the House of Representatives on September 21, and at the Senate of the Philippines, on September 29, 2010Backed up by top DA officials, Secretary Alcala appeared before members of the House Committee on Appropriations, presided by vice chair Rep. Nur Jaafar of Tawi-Tawi, and at the Senate committee on Finance chaired by Senator FranklinDrilon.
Investments in various agricultural infrastructure in Mindanao have more than doubled to P4.48 billion, against a P2.08-billion target set early this year.
|Source Institution||Department of Agriculture|
|Place of Publication||Quezon City|
|Original Publication Date||September 1, 2010|
|Tags||DA Newsletter, DA chief defends|