The Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) operates as an attached agency of the Department of Agriculture (DA). PCC is mandated under Republic Act No. 7307 or the Philippine Carabao Act of 1992 to conserve, propagate and promote the carabao or native buffalo as a source of milk and meat as well as draft animal power and hide to benefit the rural farmers.
In 2008, PCC took on an additional mandate per DA Administrative Order No. 9, series 2008, as the National Lead Agency for Livestock Biotechnology Research and Development.
Improve the general well-being and competitiveness of the livestock industry stakeholders through: (a) Animal Biotechnology and Technology Development; (Genetic Improvement, Food safety and Environmental Compliance); (b) Technology dissemination and knowledge resource management; (c) Active private sector participation; (d) Livestock-based enterprises; (e) Policy reforms to sustain development of livestock enterprises; Thus, ensuring socio-economic empowerment for nation building;
A premier Research and Development institution propelling sustainable growth of the livestock industry.
The PCC National Impact Zone (NIZ) conducted a refresher course on milk handling and quality control titled, “Milk Quality and Safety A... Read more
Thirty dairy farmers gained additional knowledge on the backyard production of forages to support the nutritional requirement of their buffaloes th... Read more
Dairy buffalo farmers in Luzon can now expand their dairy enterprise by entering a new venture in soap making. This was made possible through a PCC... Read more
Researchers of PCC gained better understanding of the practical applications of molecular analysis thru various methods and techniques discussed in... Read more
In celebration of the annual event of the Cotabato Province as it commemorates its 102nd Foundation Anniversary dubbed as “Kalivungan Festival 2016... Read more
The national Genetic Improvement Program (GIP) of PCC recently launched the 1st Northern Luzon Artificial Insemination (AI) Congress at Maria... Read more
Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) regional units at Mindanao are set to conduct a study on product development targeting carabao-based products to be... Read more
An attempt to extend anew the benefits of Carabao Development Program (CDP) to local dairy farmers was done during the interaction meeting between ... Read more
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