DA Revitalizes R&D Networks
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Department of Agriculture in Davao Region (DA-XI) Research Division spearheads the Revitalization Meeting of Regional RD&E Network (RRDEN) in Agri and Fisheries on Friday in Davao City.
To ensure harmonization of Research, Development and Extension undertakings, the Department of Agriculture in Davao Region (DA-XI) Regional Integrated Agricultural Research Centers (RIARCs) under the guidance of DA-Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) will strengthen and maintain a network of regional and provincial collaborators.
Pursuant to the Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization Act (AFMA), the Regional Research and Development, Extension Network (RRDEN) for agri-fisheries was created for each region.
Operationalization of the said mandate started with the issuance of DA Administrative Order No. 09 (Series of 1999) which instituted the new modality in agenda setting, planning and formulation of RD&E in agri and fisheries.