PHilMech's Role in GAD

The Department of Agriculture--Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (formerly BPRE) shall design and promote the commercial use of improved postharvest processing facilities and equipment of selected commercial crops among women and men, farmer-groups, processors and small-holder entrepreneurs to reduce postharvest losses and increase income derived from value-added processing operations. (Magna Carta of Women, IRR, Rule 5, Sec.23, pp. 84-85)