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Banging of the Gong to Symbolize DA, Zamboanga del Norte Partnership in Implementing PAFES Program (Feb. 26, 2021)

Author: DA Communications Group | 26 February 2021

Agriculture Secretary William Dar and Governor Robert Uy jointly declared the strong partnership of the Department of Agriculture (DA) and Zamboanga del Norte (ZDN) in the implementation of a Province-Led Agriculture and Fisheries Extension Systems (PAFES) through the “banging of the gong” on February 26, 2021 at the ZDN cultural sports center.

The simple ceremony signifies the start of the collaboration between DA and the provincial local government unit in extending support and assistance to farmers and fishers at the grassroot level.

In his message, the DA chief announced that a total of P1.5 billion in funds have been allotted for the development and enhancement of the local agri-fishery sector in the province, with assistance from the DA, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, and the Philippine Rural Development Project. (Photo by Gian Carlo Luague, 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

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.