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Proceso Alcala

Proceso Jarasa Alcala is the current Philippine Secretary of Agriculture. On June 29, 2010, President Benigno Aquino III picked him as his Secretary of Agriculture.

Before being appointed by Benigno Aquino III to the Agriculture secretary post, Secretary Alcala was a two-term congressman of the Quezon’s Second District. He is one of the principal authors of the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010 and Mounts Banahaw-San Cristobal Protected Landscape Act. He was also a co-author of the Climate Change Act and the Expanded Senior Citizens Act. He is an environmentalist and a non-government organization worker.

According to his curriculum vitae, Alcala pursued relentlessly his advocacy for and dedication to agricultural development, particularly organic agriculture in the Congress.

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