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Central Luzon Meat Processing Center and Warehouse Visit and MOA Signing (June 14, 2022)

Author: DA Communications Group | 14 June 2022

The Department of Agriculture (DA), through the Regional Field Office 3 (RFO-3) sealed a partnership with the Pampanga State Agricultural University (PSAU), the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI), and the National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS), to improve the quality of fresh and processed meats in Pampanga and nearby provinces.

The Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signed on June 14, 2022 mandates the operationalization of the Meat Cutting Plant and Cold Storage Warehouse situated inside PSAU.

Under the MOA, DA-RFO 3, BAI, NMIS and PSAU will serve as the project management team that will oversee and monitor operations of the facilities. The agreement also states that farmers’ cooperatives and associations will manage the day-to-day operations of the center in coordination with PSAU.

The P90-million “AAA” Meat Cutting Plant and Cold Storage Warehouse was funded under the Bayanihan II program.

The facilities will help in ensuring food availability, affordability, and accessibility of pork and other meat products. It will also serve as a learning/training facility for students taking up agriculture courses, and farmers involved in meat production and processing. ### (Photos by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)

ADVISORY

PLEASE BE INFORMED OF THE TEMPORARY EMAIL ADDRESS OF THE PROCUREMENT DIVISION:

da.procdiv.temp@gmail.com

Bidders' Forum

This event aims to apprise the Bidders on the Standard Bidding Procedures of the Department of Agriculture - Office of the Secretary and the introduction of Green Procurement conditions in the procurement of Lease of Venue, Catering of Food Provision and I.T. Equipment.

As such, we highly encourage you to join and participate in this meaningful event as we have allotted two (2) slots per company on a "First come, First Served" basis. This activity will be held in Region IV-A, exact location to be announced.

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/yZRVNED32UbhKp2M6