Revitalization Meeting of RRDEN in Agriculture and Fisheries

 

 

As a sign of commitment and support to the revitalization of the Regional Research, Development and Extension Network (RRDEN), the DA-Regional Field Office 11 spearheaded the conduct of the Revitalization Meeting of RRDEN in Agriculture and Fisheries on 10 August 2018 at World Palace, Matina, Davao City.

Participating in the event were head of agencies and representatives from the various sectors including the National Government Agencies, Local Government Units, State Universities and Colleges, Regional Commodity Councils, and private institutions in Region 11. The activity provided a venue to gather insights, recommendations, and discuss complementation of RD&E activities in relation to the revitalization of the RRDEN.

As stipulated in the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization Act (IRR of RA 8435), the Regional Research Divisions, under the guidance of the Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) is mandated to develop and maintain a network of regional and provincial collaborators in their RDE programs.

The RRDEN shall serve as a vehicle to systematically develop and implement a regional RDE agenda and program for agriculture and fisheries.

BAR OIC-Assistant Director Digna L. Sandoval, also the regional coordinator for DA-RFO 11, discussed the implementing guidelines of the RRDEN. The discussion was guided by DA-RFO 11 Regional Technical Director Angelina S. Pancho. ###

Attending the event are head of agencies and representatives from various institutions in Region XI that signified commitment and membership to the Regional Research Development and Extension Network (RRDEN). Agencies present include representatives from the National Government Agencies, Local Government Units, State Universities and Colleges, Regional Commodity Councils, and private institutions.

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