Meeting with NCPC-CAFS (December 13, 2022)

Author: DA-AFID | 14 December 2022

Senior Undersecretary Domingo F. Panganiban welcomed the officials of the National Crop Protection Center (NCPC) of the University of the Philippines Los Baños College of Agriculture and Food Science at his office in Quezon City on December 13, 2022.

The National Crop Protection Center stands as a primary institution for Research and Development, Extension as part of the University of the Philippines Los Baños’ serious efforts in promoting the country’s food security and agricultural sustainability through an effective pest management program.

The meeting discussion include current studies and researches in plant pest and diseases, including latest technology of the center.

During the meeting, NCPC Director Barbara L. Caoili, Ph.D., also discussed the center’s existing issues and requested help from the Department in order to improve it, including their desire to construct an innovation laboratory. ### (photos by Joseph Henry Elamparo, DA-AFID)