Web-Based Management Information System

Regional accomplishments on the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) can now be accessed on the internet.

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Region 7 lands in the Top 5 of the National On-the Spot Mosaic Making Contest

Kassandra Mangolare, 12 years old , from Medellin National Science and Technology School, Medellin , Cebu, landed in the top five of the National On-the-Spot Mosaic Making contest held recently the Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM), Quezon City.

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Tabo sa DA

Despite rain, the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 7 celebrated the World Food Day with a tabo.

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Small Water Impounding Established in Mabini, Bohol

Lamak Irrigators Association in barangay San Jose, Mabini, Bohol is one of the three pilot areas in Region 7 that benefited the said project. A P14.4M worth of irrigation dam made in 2009 has been serving 30 hectares of rice fields owned by 36 members of the association.

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ISRAEL TRADE ATTACHE SHARES AGRI TECHNOLOGY

Israel shares technology on organic agriculture and water conservation in a recent roundtable discussion at a hotel in Mandaue City, Cebu.

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DA TO PUSH RESEARCH ON INDIGENOUS VETERINARY FEEDS AND MEDICINES INGREDIENTS

DA Undersecretary for Livestock Jose Reaño (rightmost), with Regional Technical Director Joel Elumba and Regional Executive Director Angel Enriquez (1st and 2nd from left, respectively) field questions from local government technicians, students and guests during a forum at the Ubay Stock Farm in Bohol.


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LGUs URGED TO AVAIL OF PHILIPPINE RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

DA-7 OIC Regional Technical Director Marina Hermoso (with microphone) welcomes members of the Regional Project Advisory Board of the Philippine Rural Development Project composed of multi-agency representatives such as the Department of Social Welfare and Development, National Economic Authority, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, and Department of Trade and Industry during a recent review of projects at an uptown Mandaue City Hotel.

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Training on Enhancing Field-Laboratory Coordination in Diseases Determination

The Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) recently held a four-day training on enhancing field and laboratory connections for the Central and Eastern Visayas regions at an uptown hotel in Cebu City.

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Global Warming Tackled in the First RAFC Summit

The causes and effects of global warming was the central topic tackled during the first Regional Agricultural and Fishery Council (RAFC) Summit held recently in a Mandaue City hotel.


PAGASA Regional Head, Oscar Tabada who was the resource person on global warming, said that, Venus has become the hottest planet on the solar system due to its 95% carbon dioxide. What happen to Venus might also happen to our planet, if we keep on doing human activities -- such as burning of plastics that might cause the breakdown of the stratosphere, he said. Tabada added that when the stratosphere is broken, we are no longer shielded from the ultraviolet rays of the sun that might cause skin cancer.

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DA – 7 HOLDS INFORMATION CARAVAN ON EL NIÑO MITIGATION

The DA is currently wrapping up in Cebu Province the last leg of the regional information caravan on El Nińo preparedness.


Undertaken with the DA attached agencies, private sector, and the Regional Agricultural and Fisheries Council (RAFC), the caravan earlier took off from Canlaon City in Negros Oriental where the city’s executive, Mayor Jimmie Jaime Clerigo, committed to prepare his city’s populace against the weather phenomenon. There were six cities and 22 municipalities covered in the Negros Oriental leg of the information caravan. The second leg undertaken at Bohol Province, covered the city of Tagbilaran and 46 municipalities.

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