The Council


About PCAARRD

The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) is one of the sectoral councils under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). PCAARRD was established on June 22, 2011 through the consolidation of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCARRD) and the Philippine Council for Aquatic and Marine Research and Development (PCAMRD).

The Council formulates policies, plans and programs for science and technology-based research and development in the different sectors under its concern. It coordinates, evaluates, and monitors the national research and development (R&D) efforts in the agriculture, aquatic and natural resources (AANR) sectors. It also allocates government and external funds for R&D and generates resources to support its program.

PCAARRD is engaged in active partnerships with international, regional, and national organizations and funding institutions for joint R&D, human resource development and training, technical assistance, and exchange of scientists, information and technologies.

It also supports the National Agriculture and Resources Research and Development Network composed of national multi- and single-commodity and regional R&D centers, cooperating stations, and specialized agencies.

As such PCAARRD has been a potent arm in catalyzing the Philippine AANR sectors toward self-sufficiency and global competitiveness.


Vision

Sustained dynamic leadership in science and technology (S&T) innovation in the agriculture, aquatic and natural resources (AANR) sectors


Mission

Provide strategic leadership in promoting S&T as a platform for AANR products innovation and environment resiliency


Mandates

  • Formulate policies, plans, projects, and strategies for S&T development in the agriculture, forestry, aquatic and natural resources sectors
  • Program and allocate government and external funds generated for R&D efforts in the agriculture, forestry, marine and natural resources sectors
  • Monitor research and development (R&D) projects
  • Generate external funds for its R&D activities

Activities

"Nanay" Congress (in partnership with LGU-LB)
Thu Mar 26 @08:00am - 05:00pm
Live interview in Yesterday, Today and tomorrow over DZRJ 810 kHz/ Engr. Nico Deus O. Villafranca
Thu Mar 26 @08:00am - 05:00pm
Training on Prepress/PCCI
Thu Mar 26 @08:00am - 05:00pm
Inception Meeting of the rubber program/Aborlan, Palawan
Thu Mar 26 @08:00am - 05:00pm
Visit to PhilRice with Dr. In-Jeong Kang of NICS, RDA/Nueva Ecija
Thu Mar 26 @08:00am - 05:00pm
T2P (media conference)/Nueva Ecija
Fri Mar 27 @08:00am - 05:00pm
Monitoring and Evalaution of the STCBF and Technomart Projects on Carrot in Bukidnon
Fri Mar 27 @08:00am - 05:00pm
Training on Event Management III/Baguio City
Sat Mar 28 @08:00am - 05:00pm
Fiesta (Pistang Kalabaw)/Nueva Ecija
Sat Mar 28 @08:00am - 05:00pm
Forum: Testimonials on Women Economic Empowerment through Science and Technology (TWEEST)
Mon Mar 30 @08:00am - 05:00pm
Testimonials on Women Economic Empowerment through Science and Technology Trade Fair
Mon Mar 30 @08:00am - 05:00pm
Live interview in Yesterday, Today and tomorrow over DZRJ 810 kHz/ Engr. Isidro D. Millo
Tue Mar 31 @08:00am - 05:00pm