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

PCAARRD Planning Workshop
Fri Oct 17 @08:00am - 05:00pm
Phone interview in Pinoy Scientist over Radio Agila, DEC 1062 kHz re: varietal promotion of improved varieties of peanut
Sun Oct 19 @08:00am - 05:00pm
Field Monitoring and Visit on QPM Project/USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
Tue Oct 21 @08:00am - 05:00pm
Conduct of Roundtable discussion on Traceability during the PSAS Convention/Cagayan de Oro City
Thu Oct 23 @08:00am - 05:00pm
Training Course on Impact Assessment of R&D and Technology Commercialization Programs/PSRTI, Quezon City
Fri Oct 24 @08:00am - 05:00pm
Training Workshop titled “Biodiversity Resource Assessment & Management Protocols
Fri Oct 24 @08:00am - 05:00pm
1st Global Agribusiness Management and Entrepreneurship (GAME) Conference/Dusit Thani Hotel, Makati City
Sat Oct 25 @08:00am - 05:00pm
Participation to the Philippine Society of Animal Science (PSAS) Convention/Cagayan de Oro City
Sat Oct 25 @08:00am - 05:00pm
Field Visit and Monitoring on the National Slaughter Goat Program/Davao City & General Santos City
Sat Oct 25 @08:00am - 05:00pm
23rd ASB/Global Steering Group Meeting (ASB/GSG) in the Philippines/Traders Hotel
Mon Oct 27 @08:00am - 05:00pm