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DA, SUCs MOA Signing (Jan. 26, 2021)

Author: DA Communications Group | 26 January 2021

The Department of Agriculture (DA) recently forged partnerships with 32 state universities and colleges (SUCs) to conduct research and data gathering that will generate updated field-level data and information, as well as create regional database on agricultural and rural development on January 26, 202.

Agriculture Secretary William Dar signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) and Batangas State University (BSU) President Dr. Tirso Ronquillo, University of the Philippines through the National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP-NCPAG) Project Team Leader Dr. Alex Brillantes, and other SUCs presidents during a virtual signing ceremony, on January 26, 2021. The ceremony was witnessed by DA Undersecretary for Policy and Planning Rodolfo Vicerra.

The collaboration is part of the initiatives of DA under its Agriculture Dialogue and Information Network Groups (ADING) program that aims to further strengthen and improve public trust and confidence in the Department. (Photos by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)