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Turnover and Unveiling of FMR in General Santos City (Nov. 17, 2021)

Author: DA Communications Group | 17 November 2021

Farmers of high-value crops in five barangays of General Santos City will benefit from the farm-to-market road (FMR) projects turned over by Agriculture Secretary William Dar on November 17, 2021.

The San Jose FMR, Barangay Upper Labay FMR, Purok 7 to Purok 20 Barangay Mabuhay FMR, Purok 3 Barangay Katangawan FMR, and Purok 9 Barangay Tinagacan FMR were turned over to the barangay officials and farmer-beneficiaries during the event.

With a total amount of P44 million and length of three kilometers, the FMR projects were funded through the Department of Agriculture (DA) Farm-to-Market Road Development Program (FMRDP). The ceremonial turn-over and unveiling of the FMR project in San Jose, General Santos City was led by Secretary Dar along with DA Assistant Secretary for Operations Arnel De Mesa, Assistant Secretary for Strategic Communications Noel Reyes, and Regional Director Dennis Arpia. (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