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Launch of Presyong Risonable Dapat Program in Quezon City (Aug. 24, 2021)

Author: DA Communications Group | 24 August 2021

Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William Dar, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary for Consumer Protection Ruth Castelo, and Puregold Vice President for Operations Antonio delos Santos led the launching of “Presyong Risonable Dapat (PRD): Frozen Meat Edition” Program in Puregold on August 24, 2021.

To provide consumers access to low-cost frozen meat products, under the PRD program, Puregold frozen pork products range from P199 to 229 per kilo depending on the part, while frozen chicken drumsticks are available at P110 per kilo.

Also present during the launch were Assistant Secretary for the DA-Wide Field Inspectorate Federico Laciste, Asst. Sec. for Strategic Communications Noel Reyes, AMAS Director for NCR Operations Dennis Arpia, National Meat Inspection Service Director Jocelyn Salvador, and DTI Director for Consumer Policy and Advocacy Bureau Marcus Valdez. (Photo by Adones Buhayan, 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.