NFA Electronic Integrated Financial Operations Management Information System (NFA e-IFOMIS) - is envisioned as a web enabled on-line information system consisting of NFA operations and financial transactions, that are linked together accessing one database. The development of an e-IFOMIS shall be used to:

  •   Collect, process, maintain, transmit and report data about financial and operations event;
  •   Support financial planning and budgeting activities;
  •   Accumulate and report cost and operations information;
  •   Provide facilities for adhoc queries within the data structure; and
  •   Support the preparations of financial statements, operations and other management reports.

The Rapid Food Production Enhancement Programme (RaFPEP) - has two distinct phases each supported by a project, namely the Rapid Seed Supply Financing Project (RaSSFIP) for the emergency phase of the one year (2009) followed by the Irrigated Rice Production Enhancement Project (IRPEP) for the developmental phase of 6 years (2010- 2015). The RaSSFIP is slated to be implemented in 2009-2010. RaSSFIP has the following components:

  •   Acquisition of Certified Inbred Seeds
  •   Storage of Acquired Certified Inbred Seeds
  •   Distribution of Acquired Certified Inbred Seeds
  •   Project Management
  •   Monitoring and Evaluation

The Agricultural Commodity Exchange System (ACES) - is a program developed into a functional commodity exchanged by the private sector with recognized government interventions in some key areas, like logistics support (communication services, office space, etc.) and manpower resources, at least in the critical stages. The ACES is expected to support the agricultural sector in terms of :

  •   Providing farmers a broader base to link with buyers/traders and consumers, thus giving them more opportunity to get better prices for their products;
  •   Providing corn buyers and sellers with alternative source and market for corn produce, respectively;
  •   Allow corn producers/suppliers/sellers to transact with corn users/buyers through an electronic exchange system;
  •   Allow corn producers/suppliers/sellers better income through a more efficient system of post-harvest processing that results in the sale of better quality produce and less marketing layers and cost;
  •   Educating farmers in the workings of the market thus preparing the realities of global competition.

NFA Grains Highway Program - It is the supply chain that links production, post- harvest facilities and marketing activities including support to infrastructure in major rice and corn production and consumption areas for efficient delivery and timely movement of quality grains and cereals from the farmers to ultimate consumers. It shall be established in the 37 major rice producing areas located in different regions.


NFA Post Harvest Facility Assistance Program - The program is designed to provide farmers priority access to NFA warehouses, milling facilities, mechanical dryers, truckscales at reasonable service rates.


The Asset Rationalization Program (ARP) - The program aims at making significant positive changes on the capital structures of NFA. It is a total enumeration-review of existing NFA fixed assets relative to corporate needs and other resources. It is identifying near optimum use of existing assets and prospective capital expenditures whenever more are needed.


NFA Asset Divestment - The program is administered by the NFA Asset Acquisition and Divestment Committee (AADC), which recommends divestments for the NFA Council’s approval Divestments may be any of the following:

  •   Outright sale through bidding
  •   Financing under facility assistance program
  •   NFA Housing Program
  •   Delivery to PMO (Dacion en pago).

Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007 (ARTA) - in compliance with Administrative Order No. 241, mandating the speedy implementation of Republic Act 9485, otherwise known as the “Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007 and its Implementing Rules and Regulations, an ARTA Executive Committee was created responsible in the study, review and re-evaluation of NFA’s top 20 front-line services, the systems and procedures of availing the front-line services, the Customer Assistance and Complaint Unit, the campaign strategy against fixers, and to make such recommendations as may be necessary to modify or improve the prevailing system and procedure of providing services to the public. The Committee shall also be responsible for the adoption and implementation of Performance Management System - Office Performance Evaluation system (PMS-OPES), the formulation, adoption and implementation of a Citizen’s Charter, and such other related matters within the ambit of RA 9485, with the end view of eliminating red tape and graft and corruption in the agency.


The Moral Renewal Program - Pursuant to the provisions of Administrative Order No. 255 series of 2009, ordering and directing the heads of agencies to adopt and implement the Moral Renewal and Values Formation in their respective agencies, the NFA is mandated to adopt and implement a Moral Renewal Action Plan (MRAP) specifically:


To enhance values formation and ethical behavior of NFA’s officials, employees and stakeholders through ethical leadership, and enhanced individual integrity; and


To strengthen peoples’ values to achieve zero tolerance for corruption in the NFA through strengthened systems integrity and monitoring, evaluation and affirmation activities.


The Enhanced Electronic Trading System (EETS) for Corn - is a web-based trading system that would provide commodity trading for buyers and sellers and information exchange and clearing house services through a network of trading centers linked electronically with each other through the internet. It shall provide the mechanism or system that can help corn sellers link with their market at the right place and right time for better prices.


The Irrigated Rice Producting Enhancement Program (IRPEP) - is a sub-programme of the Rapid Food Production Enhancement Programme (RAFPEP), a program of the national government toward rice self-sufficiency funded by a loan from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and a grant from the European Union (EU). NFA's role in the IRPEP is to provide the target beneficiaries with marketing and processing facilities. Under this IRPEP component, NFA will provide members of Irrigators' Associations (IAs) in Regions VIII and X with adequate and correct marketing information, facilitate their access to existing NFA/other government facilities and structures, provide post-harvest facilities (dryers and rice mills) for their use, and promote on-farm marketing mechanisms to improve farm-gate prices and reduce transaction costs for their produce. In order to effectively carry out its role, NFA will improve its existing information system and upgrade its post harvest facilities with the necessary funding from the program.


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