Opening of 18th National Biotechnology Week (November 21, 2022)

Author: DA-AFID | 22 November 2022

The Department of Agriculture (DA) through the Biotechnology Program Office (BPO) showcased various biotechnology studies, products, and applications that help ensure food security and food safety for Filipinos during the opening of the 18th National Biotechnology Week celebration in Pasay City on November 21, 2022.

The event themed: “Responding to the Challenges: Business Opportunities in Biotechnology,” will likewise showcase webinars, technical fora, and technology exhibits until Friday, November 25.

The DA, supports various projects that will make the agriculture and fisheries sector more competitive and ensure food security. The DA-BPO encourages and funds studies and projects that generate improved agri-fishery products and processes, among others. ###(photos by Gian Carlo Luague, DA-AFID)