January 9, 2018
NAGA CITY – “What we need in the Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) are people (implementers) with the heart, para mai-angat sa kahirapan ang pinakamahihirap na mga Bicolano,” Dr. Elena B. delos Santos, DA Bicol Regional Executive Director and SAAD Bicol program director challenged the 23 newly hired SAAD program implementers as she welcomed them to the DA family. “Please have the heart to implement the program, because if you have the heart, nothing can go wrong,” she added.
Over 50 project implementers of the DA’s newest program Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) in Bicol attended the Strategic Action Planning and Workshop on the SAAD program and orientation on DA’s banner programs on January 4 to 5, 2018 in this city. It was also their first day in their new jobs as area coordinators, information and technology staff, and administrative assistants.