DA, USDA Meeting (July 20, 2022)

Author: DA-AFID | 20 July 2022

Officials of the Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA) met with delegates of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as a precursor to the US – Philippines Agribusiness Trade Mission: Briefing on Philippine Livestock, Poultry, and Fishery Sectors, July 20.

The US delegates, led by USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Administrator Daniel Whitley, discussed with DA various key issues and best practices in both the US and the Philippines, as well as potential areas for collaboration to strengthen agricultural and trade partnerships between the two countries.

The DA was represented by its Undersecretary for Operations and Chief-of-Staff Leocadio Sebastian, Bureau of Animal Industry Officer-in-Charge – Director Reildrin Morales, International Affairs Division Chief Janet Garcia, and Desk Officer for the Americas Dayanara Lausa. ### (Photos by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)