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Regional Development Council for the BP2 Program (Oct. 30, 2020)

Author: DA Communications Group | 30 October 2020

Agriculture Secretary William Dar, as Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security (CORDS), urges concerned government agencies to craft needed guidelines, including tasking and manning, to effectively implement the Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-Asa (BP2) program in the Cordilleras during a special meeting of the Regional Development Council of the Cordillera Administrative Region (RDC) for the BP2 program, held on October 30 at the DA-CAR, Baguio City.

During the council meeting, he encouraged the different implementing agencies to work together to pursue the effective execution of the program intended to provide short, medium, and long-term interventions to Filipinos affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

BP2 kicked off in May, with 112 participants who were brought back safely to Leyte. However, it was temporarily put on hold due to the influx of locally stranded individuals who wish to avail of the program. (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.