"This is a much better performance. We will continue to enhance the proper and sustained implementation of programs and projects of the Department of Agriculture to further elevate the growth of the agriculture sector.
"We were expecting between 2.0 % and 2.5%. This shows that the farmers and the fishers are showing a resilient performance with the programs and projects of the DA.”
"It is the resilient performance of farmers, fishers and everyone plus the hope and inspiration from PRRD giving focus and attention to the agriculture sector.”