𝗦𝗘𝗥𝗕𝗜𝗦𝗬𝗢 𝗖𝗔𝗥𝗔𝗩𝗔𝗡 | November 24, 2022 - The Department of Agriculture, Region IX, joins the conduct of the Regional Inter-Agency Committee on Indigenous Peoples Health Serbisyo Caravan held at the covered court of Barangay Limpapa, Zamboanga City. 150 packs of 8-in-1 assorted vegetable seeds and about 900 assorted IEC materials were distributed to IPs during the activity.
𝗦𝗢𝗟𝗜𝗗𝗔𝗥𝗜𝗧𝗬 𝗧𝗢𝗪𝗔𝗥𝗗𝗦 𝗣𝗘𝗔𝗖𝗘 | The Department of Agriculture ZAMPEN is One with Mindanao as we celebrate MINDANAO WEEK OF PEACE on November 24 to December 05, 2022, with the theme: "Harnessing our Peace efforts: Towards Solidarity in Service"
𝗣𝗥𝗢𝗧𝗘𝗖𝗧 𝗔𝗚𝗥𝗜𝗖𝗨𝗟𝗧𝗨𝗥𝗔𝗟 𝗟𝗔𝗡𝗗𝗦 || The Network of Protected
Areas for Agriculture and Agro-Industrial Development (NPAAAD) and Strategic Agriculture and Fisheries Development Zone (SAFDZ) Maps were turned over to DA RFO IX Regional Executive Director Dennis R. Arpia by DA-Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) - Agricultural Land Management and Evaluation Division (ALMED) through the SEMLUR Project.
The BSWM team is led by SEMLUR Project focal person and Senior Agriculturist Jovette T. Almeda, along with Edgar D. Natividad (Senior Agriculturist), Project Assistants III Anna Lynn M. Arcamo, and Ma. Ajenitte D. Carulla. Also with the team are Joovani A. Deliman, Roderick B. Asug, Regine Marine B. Sabornido, and Uriel M. Ignacio; Agriculturist II.
Department of Agriculture - Regional Field Office 9
The Department of Agriculture is the principal agency of the Philippine government responsible for the promotion of Agricultural development growth. In pursuit of this, it provides the policy framework, helps direct public investment, and in support necessary to make agriculture and agri-based enterprises profitable and to help spread the benefits of development to the poor, particularly those in the rural areas.
A modernized smallholder agriculture and fisheries and a diversified rural economy that is dynamic, technologically advanced and internationally competitive. Its transformation is guided by the sound practices of resource sustainability, the principles of social justice, and a strong private sector participation.
To help empower the small farming and fishing communities and the private sector to produce enough, accessible and affordable food for every Filipino and a decent income for all.
The Department of Agriculture in Region IX serves the provinces of Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga Sibugay and the cities of Pagadian, Dipolog, Dapitan and Isabela in Basilan Province.