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WTO Amb. Manuel Antonio Teehankee Courtesy Visit

Author: DA Communications Group | 8 January 2020

Philippine Ambassador to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Manuel Antonio Teehankee paid a courtesy visit to Agriculture Secretary William Dar on January 8, 2020 at the Department of Agriculture.

Among the topics discussed were the upcoming Cairns Group Ministerial Meeting in Davos, Switzerland; 12th Ministerial Conference in Kazakhstan in June 2020; and other pressing issues.

They also discussed the intensification of agri promotion strategy to push Philippine agricultural exports and developments on rice tariffication. (Photos by Gian Carlo Luague, 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

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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.