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Distribution of Calamity Assistance in Batangas

Author: DA Communications Group | 14 January 2020

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar delivered a total of P41 million worth of financial assistance to the Provincial government of Batangas on January 14, 2020 at the Batangas Provincial Sports Complex, Batangas City.

They turned over P30 million credit facility, under the Survival and Recovery loan program of the Agricultural Credit Policy Council, to the Mt. Carmel Rural Bank.

In addition, the Department of Agriculture (DA) turned over P7.5 million worth of livelihood assistance to the farmers and P3.5 million worth of livelihood assistance to the fishers affected by the Taal Volcano eruption.

Pres. Duterte reiterated that all the national government agencies are ready to assist the affected families. (Photos by Gian Carlo Luague, 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.