LCAEC is a strategy of the DA-DAR-DENR National Convergence Initiative (NCI) under a ridge-to-reef approach that identifies the production zones and the needed support services* such as production inputs, access to credit, processing/post-harvest facilities and logistics/marketing support systems.

It is also a masterplanned rural infrastructure and common service facilities, production planning, capacity development, & market matching.

The LCAEC end-goals are as follows:

  • Increased in production/ area developed (hectares)
  • Jobs generated
  • Increased in income
  • Contribution to national supply