Photo Release

February 19, 2019

Improving rice productivity and mechanization: Sen. Cynthia Villar, also director of Villar SIPAG, together with officials and representatives from the Department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), TESDA,PHILMECH, PHILRICE and ATI, signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) during the launching of “Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Program.” at the Villar Farm School in Cavife. Philrice-Acting Exec. Director Dr. Sailila Abdula, Philmech Director IV Dr. Baldwin Jalorina, ATI Director Alfredo Aton, Sen. Cynthia Villar, TESDA Sec. Isidro Lapena, DAR Sec. Atty. John Castriciones and DAR Former USEC Rosalina Bistoyong signed the memo to boost rice productivity and mechanization. In the photo below, they show copy of “A Directory of Farm Schools, Tourist Farms and Learning Sites in the Philippines, 2018 edition,” also a project of Villar SIPAG.