DIGOS CITY, DAVAO DEL SUR | MARCH 31, 2023 – Thirty-three (33) participants from the different provinces in Davao Region attended the Accredited Safety Dispenser (ASD) training for fertilizer and pesticide at Ascencia Resto Bar, Lapu-Lapu St., Digos City, last March 24, 2023.


Regional Officer (RO) Marrisa Napalit explained that ASD training aimed to train store owners/proprietors, Individual Business Owners (IBOs) on the proper dispensing of fertilizer and pesticide (f/p) products as part of securing a license to operate.


Moreover, the team discussed the Agency’s mandate, soil, fertilizer, and plant growth. They highlighted the proper handling, packaging, and storage of f/p products and the first-aid management to avoid pesticide poisoning of the handlers.


Afterward, the participants were evaluated through a series of pre-test and post-tests, which will be used as a basis for FPA’s Accredited Safety Dispensers.


The team is headed by RO Marrisa Napalit, Provincial Officer (PO) Imelda Rasay, Rustom Gain Tanduyan, Louie Palarao, and Cheery Agrade. ###

Written by: Rustom Gain Tanduyan | Published: 03 April 2023

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