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