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Meeting with Local Chief Executives in Bicol

Author: DA Communications Group | 10 October 2019

To strengthen partnership with local government units (LGUs), Agriculture Secretary William Dar met with the local chief executives of Bicol region on October 8, 2019 in Legazpi, Albay.

The meeting also aimed to identify counterpart programs and projects of the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the LGUs that will greatly enhance policy recommendations.

Dar also added that a strong partnership with the private sector must also be considered in designing DA’s programs and projects. With the intent to pursue massive agri industrialization, DA targets to enhance export development by linking Philippine agri products to national and global markets. (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.