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Roll-out of Swine R3 Credit Program in Batangas (July 8. 2021)

Author: DA Communications Group | 8 July 2021

The Department of Agriculture (DA), Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), and the Thailand-based agro-industrial and food conglomerate, Charoen Pokphand Foods Philippines Corporation (CP Foods) jointly rolled-out the Swine Rehabilitation, Repopulation and Recovery Credit (Swine R3) program in Lipa City, Batangas on July 8, 2021.

The Swine R3 program was developed by the DBP and CP Foods to support and elevate the national government’s effort in reviving the local hog industry, particularly for the implementation of DA’s Integrated National Swine Production Initiatives for Recovery and Expansion (INSPIRE).

Swine R3 specifically aims to provide financing support to the local swine industry in responding to the country’s food requirements, finance the promotion of agribusiness for countryside development, and provide the facility for the agri-agra projects in compliance to the Agri-Agra Reform Credit Act. (Photo 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.