SAN AGUSTIN, PILI, CAM. SUR. The Department of Agriculture is currently conducting series of consultation meetings with various stakeholders and partners in preparation for the implementation of the 5-year Rabies control plan under the Stop Transboundary Animal Diseases and Zoonoses (STANDZ) Program funded by the Australian Government and the World Organization for Animal Health or Office International des Epizooties (OIE) which was launched in Legaspi City last September 1,2014. Some P40M has been earmarked by the funding institution for this project which is being implemented only in the Bicol region.
October 13, 2014
Nutritious. Natural. Safe. These, according to Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) Bioprocess Engineering Division Chief Ofero A. Capariño, are the trademarks of the coconut water to be produced out of the synergistic efforts of the Department of Agriculture (DA), PhilMech, Provincial Local Government Unit of Camarines Sur, Central Bicol State University of Agriculture (CBSUA) and Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) for the village-level pilot testing of coco water processing equipment.
October 7, 2014
SAN AGUSTIN, PILI, CAMARINES SUR—Leopoldo Gil G. Salvador of Sorsogon Pilot Elementary School, Sorsogon City bested six regional entries in the World Food Day 2014 Regional On-The-Spot Mosaic Making Contest held on October 3, 2014, Department of Agriculture-5 Library, Pili, Camarines Sur with his poster depicting this year’s theme “Family Farming: Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth.”