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New PH Coconut Authority chief took office

pca-1THE Philippine Coconut Authority has Mr. Billy Andal as its new administrator after he took his oath of office Thursday during a simple ceremony.

Andal, a Mapua Institute of Technology graduate, was the former head of President Roa Duterte Volunteer Foundation and Quezon province board member. He was appointed as the new PCA administrator on November 8, 2016 by the president.

During his acceptance speech, Andal vowed to solve the problem of coconut farmers on ‘cocolisap’ particularly in the island province of Basilan. He also said that he will work to increase the productivity of coconut farmers and make PCA a coconut farmer friendly office.

At the same time, he appealed to all PCA employees for cooperation.

 

Rodolfo Andal
Aside for writing for Beyond Deadlines, Rodolfo "Rudy" Andal is also a senior reporter of Pilipino Star Ngayon covering the Malacanang beat, a prized assignment for Philippine based reporters. He started working as journalist in 1989 and is a news stringer of Associated Press and Asahi Shimbun, two of the most prestigious wire services in the world.

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