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Inauguration of Organic Agriculture R&D Center in Reg. 11

29 September 2017
Davao Region Central Experiment Station (DARCES), Manambulan, Tugbok District, Davao City

 

The Organic Agriculture Research and Development Center at Davao Region Central Experiment Station (DARCES), Manambulan, Tugbok District, Davao City was inaugurated on 29 September 2017.

Funded by the National Organic Agriculture Program through the Institutional Development Grant of the Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR), the facility serves as a research and extension venue for farmers, fisherfolk, students, entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders who are interested in the organic agriculture.

Attending the inauguration was Atty. Francisco M. Villano, Jr., assistant secretary for Administration and Finance, Undersecretary-designate for Finance, and concurrent chief-of-staff of the Department of Agriculture (DA). He was joined in by Ms. Digna L. Sandoval, head of BAR-Institutional Development Division (IDD), who represented BAR Director Dr. Nicomedes P. Eleazar.

Other attendees were officials from DA-Regional Field Office 11 headed by OIC-Regional Executive Director Engr. Ricardo M. Oñate, Jr.; Regional Technical Director for Research and Regulations Dr. Angelina S. Pancho; and Research Division Chief Dr. Juanito C. Lupiba. ###

The Organic Agriculture Research and Development Center is equipped with a display area for organic products and IEC materials, conference room, office, guest rooms and production area.