Dialogue with Leaders of SAGUPA-SB of the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas
Date Posted May 2018
The Office of the Executive Director and the Technical Assistance Division (TAD) in coordination with the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Plipinas (KMP) organized a meeting for the Samahan han Gudti nga Parag-uma ha Sinirangan Bisayas (SAGUPA-SB) last 5 March 2018 in Quezon City. The SAGUPA-SB, a member of Northern Samar Small Farmers Association (NSSFA), requested for a dialogue with the management of the PhilFIDA to personally discuss with the officials of the agency the problems of their abaca farmers from Northern Samar and other provinces of Eastern Visayas.
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CONSULTATIVE MEETING ON THE UPLB-IPB ABACA HYBRID HELD AT PCAARRD
Date Posted February 2018
Dr. Reynaldo V. Ebora, Acting Executive Director of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD), called the Consultative Meeting with PhilFIDA on 02 February 2018 primarily to present the abaca initiatives under the Industry Strategic S&T Program (ISP) for Abaca of DOST-PCAARRD. Dr. Antonio Lalusin, Project Leader of PCAARD funded-project entitled “Rehabilitation of Abaca Plantation through Adoption of High-Yielding and Virus-Resistant Abaca Hybrids” presented the status and accomplishments. Present also during the meeting were the study leaders from the different cooperating SUCs including Bicol University, Catanduanes State College, Visayas State University (VSU), Caraga State University, University of Southern Mindanao, University of Southeastern Philippines, and Western Mindanao State University.
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