PCC holds Annual R4D In-House Review

The PCC has demonstrated its research for development (R4D) efforts, as 41 completed and on-going papers were presented and evaluated during the R4D In-House Review last July 4-6 at the PCC national headquarters in the Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija. R&D Division chief Dr. Annabelle Sarabia said the review provides a venue for researchers […]

PCC’s new Deputy Executive Director reveals plans, directions

Dr. Caro Salces, former center director of the Philippine Carabao Center at Ubay Stock Farm (PCC@USF) in Bohol, has been named deputy executive director of the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC). His appointment papers were signed by Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Emmanuel Piñol. Dr. Salces, who brings with him splendid performance as chief of the […]

PCC’s CDP ComDev Communication Campaign Intervention starts July

Subsequent to the initial Participatory Communication Appraisal and Strategic Planning, the PCC’s research initiative through its Knowledge Management Division (KMD) titled “Strengthening Carabao Development Program (CDP) Communication for Development (ComDev) Campaign in Visayas and Mindanao” commences implementation of a series of communication interventions for selected areas in the said islands. According to Chrissalyn Marcelo, part […]

RiceStrawPH pushes toward development of rice straw management practices, technologies

The Philippine Carabao Center (PCC), Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), and International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) participated in the Inception Planning and Meeting Workshop held last June 26-27 at the IRRI headquarters, Los Baños, Laguna to optimize implementation of RiceStrawPH. RiceStrawPH or the “Sustainable Rice Straw Management for Food, Bioenergy, and Feed in the Philippines” […]

FLS-DBP commences in Lal-lo, Cagayan

The fifth batch of Farmer Livestock School on Dairy Buffalo Production (FLS-DBP) was successfully launched at the municipal agricultural office of Lal-lo, Cagayan last May 25. The FLS-DBP is a 34-week (once-a-week) learning modality that uses participatory tools and adult learning principles all aimed at facilitating meaningful learning on the various aspects of dairy buffalo […]

Veggie ice cream, anyone?

SCIENCE CITY OF MUÑOZ— To beat the heat, customers here splurge on a refreshing frozen dessert laden with nutritious ingredients – carabao’s milk and a choice of malunggay, kalabasa, ampalaya, and carrot flavors. It is handy, too, as it is solidified in a stick.It’s called “Veggie Ice Cream Bar”. (Malunggay is moringa known for various […]

PCC BizTalk enables CBED frontliners toward managing sustainable dairy enterprises

Twenty-nine PCC frontline officers on Carabao-Based Enterprise Development (CBED) have gained additional knowledge on business concepts in a recently conducted business talk or BizTalk last June 13 and 14 at Mila’s Hill Inland Resort in New Lucena, Iloilo. The two-day BizTalk that carried the theme “FIT (Future in IT) for business” is part of an […]

Carabao dairying: Now a booming industry in PH landscape

Current developments in livestock concerns, particularly about an animal which in recent years was called the symbol of backwardness, all but point to a very exhilarating scenario. Among others, carabao (or water buffalo) dairying shines brightly today as a booming industry in the country’s landscape. Appreciate what took place recently at the Third National Carabao […]

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