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2nd World Coconut Congress

Author: DA-AFID | 29 August 2019

“We need to treat agriculture as an industry, improve the value chain system, and craft a framework for digitalization,” Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar stressed, highlighting the need for alliances and cooperation towards a successful and prosperous coconut industry.

In his message during the 2nd World Coconut Congress held at Pasay City, the Secretary emphasized that linkage and cooperation of the private sector and development partners are vital in the upliftment of the local coconut sector.

Matrix of Comments and Suggestions on the Proposed Department of Agriculture (DA) Memorandum Circular on Plant Breeding Innovations (PBIs)

The Department of Agriculture Technical Advisory Group on Modern Biotechnology and Related Innovations for Agriculture and Fisheries (TAG-MBI) hereby presents the matrix of response and actions taken in view of the comments and suggestions received during the conduct of virtual and written stakeholder consultations on September 23 and 30, 2021.

The matrix can be viewed and downloaded using this link: https://bit.ly/DA-memo-circular-on-PBIs-matrix-of-comments

Bidders’ Forum and Updates on DBM Circulars and GPPB Issuances related to Procurement

The Bidders’ Forum and Updates on DBM Circulars and GPPB Issuances related to Procurement aims to apprise the bidders of the latest Government Procurement Policy Board (GPPB) Issuances and Updates, to familiarize the bidders on the mandatory provisions and requirements of the new Bidding Documents, and to inform them on the basics of Penal, Civil, and Administrative Provisions under the 2016 Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of RA No. 9184.