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Distribution of DA Assistance to Farmers Affected by Typhoon Ulysses in Rizal (Nov. 13, 2020)

Author: DA Communications Group | 13 November 2020

Agriculture Secretary William Dar distributed a total of P74.25 million of assistance and interventions to Rizal farmers who have been gravely affected by typhoon Ulysses.

The interventions composed of certified rice and hybrid rice seeds, corn seeds, assorted vegetable seeds, fertilizer, and other farm inputs funded under the rice, corn. and high-value crops development program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in CALABARZON were awarded to farmers’ cooperatives and associations of Teresa, Cardona, Pililia, Rodriguez, San Mateo, Binanginan, Jala-jala, Cainta, Tanay, Taytay, Baras, Morong, and Antipolo City.

Aside from farm inputs, the interventions also included various farm equipment and machineries to increase farmers’ production and income including 4WD tractors, hand tractors, and rice transplanter, among others. (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.