Author: Raffy Rico

Golden Rice, aprubado na sa maramihang pagtatanim

Inaprubahan na ng Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Plant Industry [DA-BPI] ang bagong uri ng bigas na kung tawagin ay Golden Rice para sa pagpparami nito. Ang permiso para sa commercial propagation ng Golden Rice ay nilagdaan ni Director George Y. Culaste ng DA-BPI noong ika-21 ng Hulyo 2021. Bago pa man ito maaprubahan, sumailalim ang Golden Rice sa masusing pagsusuri na isinagawa ng Department of Science and Technology [DOST], Department of Agriculture [DA], Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR], Department of Health [DOH], at Department of Interior at Local Government [DILG], alinsunod sa Joint Department Circular No.1, Series...

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Plant Nursery, Consolidation Facility sa Bataan nakumpleto na

Nakumpleto na kamakailan ang itinatayong Plant Nursery and Consolidation Facility para sa Sweet Potato Clean Planting Materials (CPM) na inaasahang magbubukas ng oportunidad sa mga magsasaka sa Bataan upang kumita ng higit pa sa kanilang inaani. Ipinatupad sa ilalim ng Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP), ang Php 4.8 milyong halaga ng proyekto na layuning maisulong ang mas mataas na ani at produksyon bilang pagsuporta sa OneDA approach. Nagsagawa ang Regional Project Coordination Office (RPCO 3) sa kooperasyon ng Project Support Office (PSO) ng final inspection noong ika-18 ng Hunyo kung saan maituturing ng 100% kumpleto...

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DA-4A conducts “Lowland Vegetables Derby”

The Department of Agriculture IV-CALABARZON (DA-4A) through its High Value Crops Development Program (HVCDP) successfully conducted its Field Day cum Harvest Festival of the “Lowland Vegetable Derby” on July 14-16, 2021 at Quezon Agricultural Research and Experiment Station (QARES), Brgy. Lagalag, Tiaong, Quezon. The derby aims to determine the best lowland vegetable varieties that can be subsidized and given to farmers by the regional office. It is participated by four seed companies, to wit, Allied Botanical, East-West, Kaneko, and Ramgo. The DA-4A had allotted 2,000 sq m. of land area at QARES for each participating seed company wherein they...

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DOH-CALABARZON DEPLOYS FAMILY HEALTH TEAMS TO TAAL EVACUATION CENTERS

DOH-CALABARZON Family Health Cluster Outcome Manager Dr. Felices Emerita P. Perez led the distribution of maternity kits, newborn kits, emergency birthing kits and dignity kits during her teams visit in one of the evacuation centers in Batangas The Department of Health (DOH) – CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) has deployed teams from its Family Health Unit (FHU) to safeguard and provide maternal and reproductive health services to expecting and nursing mothers staying in various evacuation centers in Batangas province. “This is to ensure the health and safety of women in evacuation areas and also to ensure that maternal...

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Army’s "Kaugnay" Division plants Dwarf Coconut seedlings in Nueva Ecija

Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija – In line with the celebration of the 33rd Founding Anniversary of the 7th Infantry (Kaugnay) Division, Philippine Army, dwarf coconut seedlings from the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) were planted at Brgy. Nazareth, General Tinio, Nueva Ecija on July 16, 2021. Said coconut planting activity was led by 7ID Commander, Major General Alfredo V. Rosario Jr., and was participated by the top-ranking officers of 7ID and its Enlisted Personnel from post units. In a simple ceremony, Dr. Chricept T. Viloria, of PCA Region 3, handed over the signed Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to Col Emerito...

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DOST-II delivers more S&T projects to marginalized communities in Cagayan province

To alleviate poverty and armed conflicts in the region, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region II, through the Community Empowerment through Science and Technology (CEST) program, partnered with the Police Regional Office 02 (PRO 02) to reach out to poor and conflict-stricken municipalities in Cagayan Valley. CEST, one of the flagship programs of the DOST that is being implemented by all regional offices, aims to introduce technology innovations as a foundation for further development in remote areas in the region. For the Cagayan Valley region, DOST-II is carrying our various development programs and projects related, but not...

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Groundbreaking and time capsule laying for a 23-story high rise building

CITY HOUSING. San Juan City Mayor Francisco Javier M. Zamora answers queries from the media during the groundbreaking and time capsule laying of a 23-story high rise city public housing building on F. Manalo Street, Barangay Batis on Wednesday (July 14, 2021). The building to be built on the city government’s 2,624 square meter property will house a total of 549 residential units with an average size of 28 square meters per unit. (Photo by Jess M. Escaros Jr.) TIME CAPSULE. San Juan City Mayor Francisco Javier M. Zamora (3rd from right) lowers the time capsule into a hole...

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Briones credits whole-of-government approach in learning continuity efforts

Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones on Wednesday credited the leadership of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and the assistance of her fellow Cabinet secretaries in supporting the learning continuity efforts of the Department of Education (DepEd). During the Pre-SONA Media Launch Virtual Presser hosted by the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), Secretary Briones highlighted remote learning implementation as one of the proactive approaches of the Duterte administration in managing global and national crises. “Ang pinaka rallying cry ng administrasyon na ito at ng DepEd: education must continue. May bagyo man, o may lindol, may giyera, may pandemic, patuloy ang edukasyon....

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“National Academy of Science and Technology” o “NAST” “Maikling kasaysayan at Mga Mandato”

“SERYE NG TULANG DAGDAG KAALAMAN” Ni: PROF. JOSHEPHINE  D. AGAPITO  “National Academy of Science and Technology” o “NAST” “Maikling kasaysayan at Mga Mandato” National Academy of Science and Technology Sumisimbolo sa kagustuhang sa bansa ay magsilbi Sa orihinal na panukala ng ilang propesor ng UP Inendorso sa Pangulo ng Pilipinas na noon ay NSDB National Science Development Board noon Pero Department of Science and Technology na ngayon Oktubre 6, 1976 ng National Academy of Science (NAS) ay magkaroon Sa ilalim ng Presidential Decree 1003 para sa Nasyon Subalit inamyendahan ito at ginawang NAST Upang membership ay mas mapalawig na...

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“Alagang Probinsyano Health Service” Inilunsad sa Brgy Tañong Marikina City

Inilunsad ng Ang Probinsyano Party List (APPL) sa pangunguna ni APPL Rep. Alfred C. Delos Santos ang kaunaunahang health care service na “ Alagang Probinsyano Health Service” sa Barangay Tañong Marikina City kahapon July 12, 2021, na may temang: “Alagang Probinsyano, kalinga ng Marikina LGU”. Ang nasabing heath care service, ay may libreng medical check up, maintenance medicines at vitamins, mayroon ding diagnostic at laboratory test kung kinakailangan at online fallow-up medical checkup. Sa mga hindi naman makakapunta sa venue dahil sa bedridden, sila ay pupuntahan na mismo sa kanilang mga tahanan. Nakinabang sa kaunaunahang health care service na...

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