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Market visit at Zamboanga Del Norte’s “Tabuan sa Enhanced Gasang Bahandianon sa Umahan” (Feb 26, 2021)

Author: DA Communications Group | 26 February 2021

Agriculture Secretary William Dar made rounds of the “Tabuan sa Enhanced Gasang Bahandianon sa Umahan” (localized “Kadiwa”) located at the grounds of the Provincial Capitol of Zamboanga del Norte on February 26, 2021.

During the inspection, the agri chief commended the traders for supplying fresh and quality agri produce at low prices. He stressed that the government continues to forge partnerships with the local producers and growers, and those involved in the supply chain, to ensure that consumers will always have access to affordable food supply.

The Tabuan serves as a regular off-site market where consumers may avail of freshly harvested vegetables, fruits, and other agricultural commodities. (Photo 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:

Bidders’ Forum and Updates on DBM Circulars and GPPB Issuances related to Procurement

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