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Turnover of Farm Machineries to Farmers’ Associations in Davao Occidental (Oct. 23, 2021)

Author: DA Communications Group | 23 October 2021

Agriculture Secretary William Dar turned over P29 million-worth of farm machineries to farmers’ associations (FA) in Davao Occidental to enable local rice farmers to improve productivity and increase income.

On October 23, the recipients, represented by their association presidents, received certificates of turnover of transplanters, farm tractors, and hauling trucks funded under the regular Rice Banner Program of the Department of Agriculture (DA).

During the ceremony, Sec. Dar also turned over two units of hauling trucks, with total amount of P3.4M under the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act or Bayanihan 2.

Little Baguio Organic Agriculture FA President Ricardo Gascon thanked DA for its continuous support to the rice farmers of Davao region, and committed to remain steadfast partners of the government towards a food-secure nation. (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