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2019-09-aspire-cover-photoRibbon Cutting ceremony for the ASPIRE Trade Fair led by Oriental Mindoro Board Member Mikan Leachon (center) with (L-R) APCO Coleta Quindong, MAO Rommel de Guzman of Bulalacao, Oriental Mindoro, Mr. ramon Policarpio, Market Specialist 3 of AMAD, DA- MiMaRoPa, Mr. Junibert de Sagun from AMAS- DA- Central Office, DTI Director Rodolfo Mariposque, and PA Christine Pine of Oriental Mindoro. Photo by: RAFIS, DA- MiMaRoPa

The Department of Agriculture-MiMaRoPa (DA- MiMaRoPa) thru Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD) in partnership with Department of trade and Industry (DTI) and Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) conducted the Agribusiness Support for Promotion and Investment in Regional Exposition (ASPIRE) and Regional Farmers and Fisher Folks Trade Fair in Nuciti Central Mall, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro recently.


2019-08-priority-concerns-for-the-first-100-daysThe new DA Secretary's focus is ensuring food security by increasing productivity, while also making farmers and fisherfolk prosperous by doubling their income. ###Image courtesy of DA-AFID.

As he seat as the new Department of Agriculture Secretary, Dr. William Dar presented his priority concerns in his first 100 Days.

1. Ensure the proper and efficient implementation of the Rice Tariffication Law, particularly the management of the P10-B Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) including that of the formulation of the Rice Industry Roadmap.

2. Craft and implement a “Crop Diversification Strategy” with corresponding fund requirements, initially using current DA program budget, and thereafter included under the 2020 and 2021-2022 annual budgets.


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