“These buildings will not remain as structures but will serve as a healthy and productive workplace to serve the people particularly the clientele of the Department of Agriculture, the farmers and the fisherfolk,” said Engr. Silvano D. Corpuz, Jr. Chief, Integrated Laboratory Division during the recent inauguration of the 11 DA buildings and facilities in Sanito, Ipil, ZamboangaSibugay.

The Integrated Laboratory costs 33Million. It is composed of 11 structures namely the Regional Soils Laboratory, Regional Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, Avian Influenza Laboratory, Regional Animal Feed Analysis Laboratory, Aflatoxin Laboratory, Chemical Stockroom, Animal House, Incinerator Building, Meat Laboratory, Tissue Laboratory, and Dormitory.

Meanwhile, the newly appointed employees of DA Zamboanga Peninsula under approved Rationalization Plan of the Department of Agriculture and pursuant to the Department Order No. 4, series of 2013, signed by Secretary Proceso J. Alcala gathered at the Research Complex, Sanito, Ipil to participate in the Team Building and Sportsfest for the purpose of establishing teamwork and camaraderie, and to promote wellness. (ICabeguin/DA9)