Remembering PADAP in Pagadian by Frencie Carreon »

Remembering PADAP in Pagadian by Frencie Carreon

I attended the 2012 Philippines Update Conference in Canberra, Australia, hosted by Australian National University and met Peter Hodge, one of those visiting representatives then of the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), overseeing the Philippine-Australian Development Assistance Project (PADAP) in Pagadian City, the regional center of government. I shared with Peter how the PADAP […]

ASEAN urges readiness to assist PH post-quake »

ASEAN urges readiness to assist PH post-quake

JAKARTA/6 February 2012—ASEAN Secretary-General Dr Surin Pitsuwan has directed the ASEAN Secretariat and the newly-established ASEAN Humanitarian Assistance (AHA) Centre to monitor developments, and to be ready to provide assistance if required, after a major earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale struck central Philippines. “I am sorry to learn of the seven casualties, but am […]

Prime Movers’ Forum set in ZamPen »

Prime Movers’ Forum set in ZamPen

PAGADIAN CITY, Philippines/29 December 2011 by YT Avellaneda–Two Information Officers’ fora were recently conducted by the Department of Agriculture-Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Information Division (DA-RAFID) in the Zamboanga Peninsula region specifically in Zamboanga del Norte and Zamboanga Sibugay provinces. Dubbed as the “Prime Movers’ Forum: Advocating and mobilizing information officers towards food sufficiency,” the activity aimed to update participants with […]

New Agriculture Director in ZamPen »

New Agriculture Director in ZamPen

PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines/24 November 2011 by Melba B. Wee–Eduardo B. Holoyohoy assumed leadership last week as the new Regional Executive Director (RED) of the Department of Agriculture (DA)  in the Zamboanga Peninsula.  Holoyohoy received the directorship from Dr. Carlos B. Mendoza, who will soon report to the Bureau of  Animal Industry (BAI). […]

Entrepreneurs attend DOST-FNRI food forum »

Entrepreneurs attend DOST-FNRI food forum

PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines/19 November 2011–Some 30 participants from different MSMEs and LGUs attended the recently concluded Forum on the Production and Technology Transfer of the FNRI-Developed Complimentary Snack Foods held on 17 November 2011 at Guillermo Hotel, this city. The forum headed by the DOST’s Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI), in […]

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