Four local government units from Camarines Sur and their respective municipal/city agriculturists and extension workers who have exceptionally performed in the implementation of the Department of Agriculture’s Corn Program were among those honored and given awards during the 5TH National Quality Corn Achievers Awards (NQCAA) and 13th National Corn Congress at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 23, 2017.
SAN AGUSTIN, PILI, CAMARINES SUR – 16 employees representing the different divisions and research outreach stations of the Department of Agriculture received certificates of competency after they have completed the 5-day Training of DA 5 Volunteers Brigade on Fire Safety.
DA Bicol OIC Regional Technical Director for Operations and Extension Rodel P. Tornilla said that the training which was held at Lanuza Hall on November 13-17, 2017 was pursuant to Section 6.03.1 of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of RA 9514 also known as “Fire Code of the Philippines” of 2008. The said RA 9514 mandates the conduct of mandatory training of fire brigades, fire safety practitioners and fire volunteers in different organizations and establishments.
SAN AGUSTIN, Pili, Camarines Sur---The Department of Agriculture can now officially recognize and authorize a Civil Society Organizations (CSO).
This was based on the Administrative Order No. 8, series of 2017 or the “Guidelines for the Accreditation of CSOs to be engaged by DA as partner in the implementation of agri-fishery projects” and issued by Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol. This order is an amendment of AO No. 23, series of 2012 and AO No. 01, series of 2014 which were issued for the accreditation of CSOs in the implementation of projects funded by the DA.
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
The public, whether an individual, group or organization, is invited to submit to DA-Regional Field Office No. 5 (DA-RFO 5) any derogatory report or information for Bicol Consortium for Development Initiative, Inc (BCDI) who is applying for DA Civil Society Organization (CSO) Accreditation to implement programs/projects using government/public funds.
For details, please contact:
DA-RFO 5 CSO ACCREDITATION SECRETARIAT
CP No. 0920-858-1334 (Ms. Irene B. Bron)
Posted Nov. 10, 2017