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National Farmers’ Registry System implemented in the Philippines

In line with the Philippine Government’s directive to efficiently and effectively design and monitor its development services, the Department of Agriculture (DA) has identified the province of Leyte as one of the pilot areas in the implementation of the National Farmers’ Registry System.


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The proposed National Farmers’ Registry System (NFRS) programme is a voluntary registration system developed by the Department of Agriculture, wherein any farmer who actually tills and invests in a farm may enlist by providing relevant information and supporting documents.

The NFRS aims to establish a reliable data of farmers and farmlands so that the delivery of agricultural programs and services by the DA and other government agencies could be accessed by and/or timely delivered to the intended farmer clientele.

According to a spokesperson from the DA, the implementation will commence next month in different municipalities of Leyte (an island province with a population of 2 million), particularly in areas where the National Disaster Coordinating Council and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources perceive to be most vulnerable to flood, drought, and landslides.

In addition, NFRS will be linked to the Unified and Geospatial Information System, a reliable and comprehensive database for agriculture and fisheries, which is intended not only to address existing data gaps, but most importantly, to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of support services to farmers.

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On 17 August 2011 Ralph wrote:


Magkano po ba talaga ang sahod ng NFRS Enumerators? Totoo po ba na wala ng allowance ang mga enumerators?Travel Order s not enough for us Php.1,500.00 in every brgy.? tapos kami p ang sa lahat ng kailangan ng farmers.Sa lau ng nilakad namin ngbubuhat pa ng mabigat na bag , naglalakad pa ng 5 kms. para makaka conduct ng interview tapos un lang?hindi pa kami sin0supervise ng supervisor namin,hindi pa maayos ang seminar namin,nagsasayang lang yata ng pera ang Gobyerno natin.Aside from that 30 pesos per household &1,500 un lang sa lahat ng pagod at gutom namin sa bukid.Ang swerte naman ng SUPERVISOR namin nasa aircon lng naman sa opisina nila.anu na naman ang tawag sa scam na ito.?????wala ng FERTILIZER FUND SCAM pero mayron namang ENUMERATOR FUND SCAM.mabuti sana kung pariho kami ng supevisor namin ng sahod pero hindi eh, mas malaki ang sa kanila.

On 17 August 2011 rysa wrote:

dito na yata sa amin ang my pinaka CORRUPT NA NFRS BUDGET THE 8.

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