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DA Assistance to Farmers and Fishers Affected by “Quinta” and “Rolly” in Lobo, Batangas (Nov. 5, 2020)

Author: DA Communications Group | 5 November 2020

The Department of Agriculture (DA), through its Regional Field Office in 4A CALABARZON, awarded a total of P5,368,040-worth intervention and assistance to Lobo, Batangas farmers and fishermen whose crops, livestock, and fisheries were damaged by the typhoons “Quinta” and “Rolly.”

Agriculture Secretary William Dar and Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” T. Go, led the handing over of the certificate of award to the recipients at the municipal covered court of Lobo, Batangas on November 5, 2020.

According to Secretary Dar, the total damage to agriculture brought about by “Quinta” and “Rolly” is at P5.5 billion.  (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

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