"Modernize the Philippine agriculture through the optimal use of biotechnology. The Program aims to utilize the tools of biotechnology as an alternative means to improving the productivity of local agriculture towards food security and sustainable development."
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Electronic Submission, Monitoring and Evaluation System (ESMES)
The CA ordered to permanently stop all field experiments on the Bt eggplant or the Bt "talong" variety. The CA order was a perverse application of the Writ of Kalikasan which intent is to assure the Filipino people of balanced and healthful ecology because this was precisely what the Bt talong research was trying to accomplish....Dr. Emil Q. Javier, NAST
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, June 23 (PIA) -- Department of Agriculture (DA) launched last Tuesday the country’s first Rice Biotechnology Demo Farm in the adjacent towns of Floridablanca in Pampanga and Dinalupihan in Bataan.
Farmers and stakeholders in the development of biotech crops held a communication workshop in Cagayan de Oro City to sharpen their skills in addressing biotech issues, particularly on Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) eggplant....