But today, BSWM
has less than 10 percent of NIA's budget.
Tejada, who is director of BSWM and national coordinator of NOAP.
Citing data from the Food and Agriculture Organization, the BSWM said composting could divert up to 150 kg of food waste per household per year from local collection authorities.
To help beneficiaries learn how to use the composting machines, the BSWM recently conducted a three-day workshop in collaboration with the Social Institute for Poverty Alleviation and Governance (Sipag) Farm School in Las PiNas City.
Days after Piol was installed as DA chief, he immediately ordered BSWM for a nationwide soil mapping analysis to formulate a color-coded soil fertility map in major rice producing provinces.
The Philippines anticipates the assistance of other ASEAN countries to enable the BSWM to complete the color-coded soil fertility map.
However, since BSWM
has severe constraint in manpower, it should enter into collaborative projects with the state universities and colleges (SUCs) in the region to help organize farmers into irrigators associations.
Therefore more rigorous attention should be devoted by the NIA, BSWM
, Department of Agriculture (DA) and the LGUs on the effective utilization and maintenance of these public investments.
Blessy Concepcion, BSWM cloud-seeding officer, said a spotter has reported the presence of seedable clouds on top of the watershed.
on board a 10-seat Cessna 402 of North Sky Air commissioned by BSWM to fly 625 kilos of salt.
The event was attended by ICRISAT Director General William Dar and BSWM
Director Silvino Tejada.