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Awarding of Agri interventions in Albay (Oct. 19, 2021)

Author: DA Communications Group | 19 October 2021

Agriculture Secretary William Dar led the awarding of production inputs, farm equipment, and other agricultural interventions for Albay farmers’ groups, irrigators associations, cluster associations and local government units during his visit to the province on October 19, 2021.

Amounting to P38 million, the interventions from the banner programs of the Department of Agriculture (DA) Bicol Regional Field Office include hauling truck, multi-commodity drying pavement, corn sheller, tractors, and rice combine harvesters.

Secretary Dar also led the inauguration of facilities at the Albay Farmer’s Bounty (AFB) Village in Camalig, Albay with Governor Al Francis Bichara, DA Assistant Secretary for Strategic Communications Noel Reyes, and DA-Bicol Regional Director Rodel Tornilla.

The facilities visited and inaugurated are the AFB Village Negosyo Auditorium, Cold Storage, Pili Processing Center, Trading Post, and Dairy Project. (Photo by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)

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