The Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Soils and Water Management (DA-BSWM) was one of the participating agencies to the Department of Agriculture’s “FY 2022 Year-end Assessment and FY 2024 Plan and Budget Proposal Workshop of the National Rice and Corn Program.” This activity was held last 13-17 February 2023, at the Savannah Resort Hotel, Angeles City, Pampanga.
Representing the DA-BSWM were Engr. Ernesto B. Brampio and Ms. Maureen D. Malabanan of the Water Resources Management Division – for the National Rice Program; and Engr. Eduardo V. Alberto, and Mr. Joseph Rojales of the Soil Conservation and Management Division – for the National Corn Program.
During the five-day workshop, the DA-BSWM was tasked to present on matters regarding the 1) Pipelined Projects and Guidance for Agricultural Machinery, Equipment, Facilities, and Infrastructures Program Proposals for 2024, along with the DA-Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Engineering (DA-BAFE), 2) Draft FY 2024 Plan and Budget Proposal for Rice Program, and 3) Draft FY 2024 Plan and Budget Proposal for Corn Program.