DA Undersecretary Ranibai Dilangalen underscores the need for convergence to effect change and create economic opportunities in rural areas considering that 70% of poor Filipinos are farmers and fishers.
DA-XI Technical Director for Operations Marila Corpuz (4th from L) together with SAAD Operations Officer Justin dela Rueda (2nd from L) and DA-XI SAAD focal Jovelle Fuertes (3rd from L) hands over the certificate of turnover to the Provincial Government of Compostela Valley represented by Board Member Macario Humol (5th from L) and the SAAD farmer-beneficiaries. (Photo by Che Palicte)
BRIDGING THE GAPS | ARD for Operations Marila Corpuz urged the DA employees to bridge the gap and lapses in the implementation of projects and programs of the Department of Agriculture in Region XI (DA-XI).
She reiterates that there should be a time frame in terms of reporting to address problems during the implementation of projects.
“Let us work hand in hand to address all the problems and I hope we could come up with good suggestions,” Corpuz added.
NEW DA-XI OFFICE | Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Emmanuel Piñol leads the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the four-storey DA-XI office building in Brgy. Bago Oshiro, Tugbok District, Davao City.
Joining the Secretary in laying the time capsule (L-R) are ARD for Operations Marila Corpuz, ARD for Research Dr. Angelina Pancho, OIC-Regional Director Ricardo Oñate, Jr., Davao City 3rd District Councilor Condrado Baluran, and DPWH District Engineer Edwin Capili.
The groundbreaking signals the construction of P152.7-million office building today February 19. It is expected to be completed within two years.