Beyond Buzzwords: Transforming Philippine Agriculture!

Inauguration and Blessing of Technology Extension Center (September 14, 2020)

Author: DA Communications Group | 14 September 2020

Agriculture Secretary William Dar led the inauguration and blessing of the Technology Extension Center in Magalang, Pampanga on September 14, 2020.

He directed the upgrading of the Regional Integrated Agricultural Research Centers (RIARCs) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) nationwide specifically, capacitate them in terms of good laboratories, facilities, and equipment to translate research outputs for the farming and fishing communities.

The government will be allotting P50 million to upgrade each regional center’s capacity to do research and technology transfer. The additional investment in RIARCs will be funded under the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act or “Bayanihan 2”. (Photos by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)