Beyond Buzzwords: Transforming Philippine Agriculture!

PAFES Launching in Legazpi City, Albay (Oct. 19, 2021)

Author: DA Communications Group | 19 October 2021

The Albay provincial local government unit (LGU) accepted the challenge of the Department of Agriculture (DA) to pilot the Province-led Agriculture and Fisheries Extension System (PAFES) in the Bicol Region.

Agriculture Secretary William Dar, Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara, and DA-Bicol Regional Field Office Director Rodel Tornilla signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the PAFES implementation in Legazpi City, Albay on October 19, 2021.

The officials were joined by DA Assistant Secretary for Strategic Communications Noel Reyes, Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda, 3rd District Representative Fernando Cabredo, and AKO Bicol Partylist Representative Alfredo Garbin, Jr., among other local partners.

During the PAFES MOA signing and launching, Secretary Dar highlighted the OneDA Reform Agenda to Transform Philippine Agriculture, the importance of strong partnerships among different stakeholders, and how PAFES supports the Devolution Act.

The agri chief also congratulated the Albay LGU for being a model and showcasing what needs to be done by other LGUs for the agriculture sector. (Photo by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)

Bidders' Forum

This event aims to apprise the Bidders on the Standard Bidding Procedures of the Department of Agriculture - Office of the Secretary and the introduction of Green Procurement conditions in the procurement of Lease of Venue, Catering of Food Provision and I.T. Equipment.

As such, we highly encourage you to join and participate in this meaningful event as we have allotted two (2) slots per company on a "First come, First Served" basis. This activity will be held in Region IV-A, exact location to be announced.

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