CY 2017 Gawad Saka Award, for the most Outstanding Coconut Farmer is Mr. Gerardo C. Cordero, 60-year-old from Brgy. Topland, Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Region XII. Mr. Cordero is a retired government employee and graduate of BS Agriculture major in Agronomy. He gained considerable knowledge and skills in coconut farming with his almost 20 years of involvement in the coconut industry as farmer, leader and entrepreneur.
In support to the proactive campaign for use of renewable energy and energy-saving strategies, the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) and Philippine National Oil Company -Renewables Corporation (PNOC RC) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) yesterday, March 22, 2016, for the installation of 80-kilowatt (kW) solar power project at the rooftop of PCA Building in Diliman, Quezon City.