Five training associations renew partnership with FPA
Five training associations have renewed their partnership with FPA for the conduct ofeducation, training and motivation programs foragricultural pesticide applicators.
They are the Kapisanan ng mga Pest Control Operators saPilipinas, Inc. (KAPESCOPI), Philippine Association of Certified Pesticide Applicators (PACPA), PMCP Foundation, Inc., the Philippine Association of Entomologists, Inc. (PAE), and the Philippine Association of Professional Fumigators, Inc.(PAPFI).
Online platform for promotion of GAD in FPA launched
To provide a portal for sharing information on mainstreaming gender and development within the Agency, members of the FPA Gender and Development Committee spearheaded the launching of the online GAD Corner on May 30, 2019 at the FPA Function Hall. Executive Director Wilfredo Roldan and Acting Deputy Director for Fertilizer Antonio Cruz led the unveiling ceremony.
FPA keeps pace with agriculture’s global challenges in its 42nd Foundation Anniversary
Bearing the theme: ‘42 years of continually improving regulatory services to keep pace with agriculture's global challenges,’ FPA celebrated its 42nd foundation anniversary at the FPA Central Office Auditorium on May 30, 2019.
FPA fast-tracks processing of regulatory services through revised Citizen’s Charter
In compliance with Republic Act No. 11032 otherwise known as the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018, FPA adopted its revised Citizens Charter effective 21 February 2019, with the issuance of Memorandum Circular No. 2.
FPA gears for ‘Agency-wide’ ISO Certification
“We will not stop with just one office under FPA to be ISO Certified. We shall aim that FPA will be ISO 9001: 2015 certified covering all of its mandate.”
Executive Director Wilfredo Roldan emphasized this during the celebration of the FPA 42nd Anniversary on May 30. FPA currently holds an ISO Certification 9001: 2015 on the ‘provision of licenses, registrations, and permits on fertilizer,’ achieved through the efforts of the Fertilizer Regulations Division (FRD).
FPA is now ISO 9001: 2015 certified
As a testament to its continued commitment to improving its services, the Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA) has been awarded with an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 Certification in the “Provision of services for the issuance of licenses, registrations and permits on fertilizer.”
Guidelines on the use of drone sprayers as good agricultural practice issued
In today’s society, the rise of modern technologies brought significant advancements in many industries. Such developments can also be seen in the agricultural landscape when farmers can now grow crops using ICT controlled technologies for the application of various farm inputs like fertilizer and pesticides.
FPA human resource management receives CSC recognition
The HR section finished the year 2018 strong after receiving a recognition from the Civil Service Commission (CSC) for implementing the Program on Institutionalizing Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management (PRIME-HRM).
DA Sec. Piñol graces FPA’s 41st anniversary, reach out activity to farmers in Batangas conducted
The Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA) achieved another milestone as it celebrated its 41st anniversary on May 30, 2018. Since its creation in 30 May 1977, the Authority recognizes its fore bearers who have set the foundation that enabled the Authority to achieve the development it has today.
FPA conducts water quality monitoring and info campaign for Manila Bay rehab
In an effort to rehabilitate, restore and conserve the Manila Bay, FPA continues to fulfill its role in the program through analysis of waste water samples coming from fertilizer and pesticide manufacturing plants, and conduct of information dissemination activities.