About 454 farmers in Davao Region graduated from the School-on-the-air program (SOA) on Cacao and Coffee today, July 23 at Felis Resort Complex at Matina Aplaya, Davao City.

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) 11 and the Department of Agriculture (DA) 11 spearheaded the launching of the closed season and conservation of small pelagic fishes in Davao Gulf recently at the Davao Fish Port Complex in Toril, Davao City.


DIDP Partner. Agriculture Regional Director Remelyn Recoter receives an award in behalf of the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office XI for its exemplary support to the implementation of DIDP in the region. The awarding is led by DIDP Executive Director Wendel Avisado (extreme L), together with (from L-R) Davao del Norte Governor Rodolfo Del Rosario, Davao Oriental Governor Corazon Malanyaon, Digos City Mayor Joseph Peñas and Tagum City Mayor Allan Rellon.

To consolidate the program interventions on rice production especially those areas directly affected by Typhoon Pablo last December 2012, the Department of Agriculture (DA) 11 together with its partner agencies convened recently to discuss the implementation of the Cash for Building Livelihood Assets (CBLA) formerly known as Cash-for-work Program under the Department of Social Welfare and Development 11 - Sustainable Livelihood Program (DSWD-SLP).

Although the Coconut Scale Insect (CSI) “cocolisap” infestation is not alarming in Davao region, the Department of Agriculture (DA) 11 and the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) 11 has already prepared mitigating measures to combat the possible attack of the said specie.

Cocolisap is a leaf sucking insect with waxy scale cover anchored near the midrib on the underside of infested leaflet and it infects the basal portion of fronds of the older leaves.

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