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Seminar-Workshop on Automated Government Service Management System: Opening Ceremony (Nov. 8, 2021)

Author: DA Communications Group | 8 November 2021

As the Department of Agriculture (DA) gears towards digital transformation in its agricultural services, the Office of the Undersecretary for Administration and Finance conducted a Seminar-Workshop on Automated Government Service Management System for the regulatory agencies under the Department.

The five-day workshop, which kicked off in Cavite today, November 8, aims to help its regulatory officers streamline and harmonize government processes, procedures and requirements through digitalization and automation. It seeks to capacitate DA personnel by presenting thoughts, concepts, studies, and best practices to modernize the current agricultural services.

The activity is in support of RA 11032 or An Act Promoting Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Delivery of Government Services.

Undersecretary Roldan Gorgonio, who is also the Chairperson of Ease of doing Business, Transparent Procurement, and Digital Agriculture Upscaling of DA, stressed that the DA seeks to craft efficient and effective systems that will simplify, streamline and harmonize procedures, requirements and at the same time, maximize the use of existing technology for continued effective and more efficient government service delivery to the public.

It was also attended by more than 200 participants from OneDA family comprised of DA-Central regulatory offices, regional field offices, bureaus and attached agencies and corporations via Webex. (Photo by Adones Buhayan, 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