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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.

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.

DA 11 conducts mid-year assessment 

The Regional Office of the Department of Agriculture (DA 11) convened all department heads,  banner program coordinators,  provincial and municipal agriculture offices together with the private sector partners in Eden Resort and Nature Park in Toril, Davao City, July 10-11 to discuss and evaluate the mid-year accomplishment of the agency from all of its programs. 

Official from the Rice program of the Regional Office of the Department of Agriculture (DA 11) expressed positivity on the sufficiency of rice in Davao region for the year 2015.

DA 11 rice program coordinator Edel Dondonilla said that the agency is doing all its efforts in order to achieve the set goal next year since they are trying to give the necessary services and equipment needed by the farmers.

Bansalan receives P1.2M worth of sustainable livelihood projects from DA 11

The municipality of Bansalan, Davao del Sur recently availed P1.2 million fund transfer from the Department of Agriculture (DA) 11 for the Sustainable Livelihood Projects under Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Process (GPBP) formerly known as Bottom-up Budgeting (BuB) projects.

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