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Coordinated Operations to Defeat Epidemic (CODE) Team Visit (September 5, 2020)

Author: DA Communications Group | 5 September 2020

Agriculture Secretary William Dar, as the cabinet member tasked to provide stronger support for Caloocan City having areas identified with high Covid-19 community transmission, led the Coordinated Operations to Defeat Epidemic (CODE) Team Visit in the city on September 5, 2020.

Together with National Task Force Covid-19 Chair and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Mayor Oscar Malapitan, and representatives of Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) member agencies, the CODE Team discussed the national and local governments’ situation, action plans, strategies, interventions, and best practices to win the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. The city’s average daily case of 1,696 has gone down to only 61. (Photos 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

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.