CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (PIA)–To ensure unhampered delivery of agri-fishery products amid the threat of COVID-19, the Department of Agriculture– Regional Field Office (DA-RFO)- 10 through its Provincial Operations Centers (POC), Research Stations and Regulatory Division have started catering applications, March 24, for the issuance of FoodLane accreditation certification and vehicle passes.
Through this initiative, suppliers and truckers may now visit the nearest processing centers in their respective areas:
DA-RFO 10 – Antonio Luna Street, Cagayan de Oro City
POC Misamis Oriental and Camiguin – Antonio Luna Street, Cagayan de Oro City and Provincial Capitol Compound; Pandan, Mambajao, Camiguin (c/o Provincial Agriculture Office)
POC Bukidnon – San Victores Road, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon
POC Lanao del Norte – Tubod, Lanao del Norte
POC Misamis Occidental – Oroquieta City, Misamis Occidental
Regulatory Division – Julio Pacana Street, Macabalan, Cagayan de Oro City
Research Center for Upland Development (RCUD) – Barongcot, Dangcagan, Bukidnon
Research Center for Hillyland Development (RCHD) – Lanise, Claveria, Misamis Oriental
Northern Mindanao Agricultural Crops and Livestock Research Complex – Dalwangan, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon
Clients may also opt to process their applications online through http://agribusiness.da.gov.ph.
With the additional processing centers stationed at the different areas of Northern Mindanao, the agency eyes a huge turnout of applicants amid the implementation of community quarantine in these areas.
Through which, as of March 27, a combined total of 2,539 FoodLane passes has already been issued from the said processing centers. (DA10/PIA10)