FPA holds dialogue with pesticide stakeholders, MoA Labelling Guidance on pesticides pushed
FPA accommodated the request of CropLife Asia and the Crop Protection Association of the Philippines (CPAP) to hold a dialogue with pesticide industry stakeholders to deliberate matters and developments relevant to their sector.
FPA sets 2019 direction through annual planning workshop
As an annual activity to set commitments based on proposed budgets for the new calendar year, FPA conducted its Annual Planning Workshop at Los Banos, Laguna.
The workshop commenced through presentation and discussion of the Field Unit’s IPCR and DPCR by the Field Operations and Coordination Unit (FOCU) headed by SuzettieAlcaide on February 6.
FPA strategy map 2019-2022 finalized
FPA has finally released its strategy map 2019-2022, a framework which presents the strategies of the agency in fulfilling its four strategic thrusts-- fertilizer and pesticide regulation, education and product stewardship, harmonization with international standards and good governance.
FPA exec participates in Geneva Basel Convention, condemns entry of domestic hazardous wastes to PH
FPA Executive Director Wilfredo Roldan attended the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention (BC COP-14), the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention (RC COP-9) and the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention (SC COP-9) in Geneva, Switzerland on April 29- May 10, 2019.
Four FPA technical employees attend ATI’s extension delivery training course
To address the need to capacitate extension personnel to support more efficient and effective delivery of agricultural services to the grassroots, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) conducted a series of training on extension delivery system for extension service providers from attached agencies and bureaus of the Department of Agriculture (DA).
Five associations sign MOU with FPA for conduct of training programs for ARCO, CPA and Researchers
Five associations signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with FPA for the conduct of education, training and motivation programs for agricultural pesticide applicators (CPA), Responsible Care Officers (ARCO) and Researchers, on April 16.
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 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.”