DA issues food lane, vehicle passes
MALAYBALAY CITY (BukidnonNews.net/ 05 April 2020)—The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Region 10 has already issued 3,600 food lane accreditation and vehicle passes to ensure unhampered delivery of food essentials as well as agri-fishery and farm inputs.
Regional Technical Director Carlota Madriaga said traders and truckers need to get the permits so delivery trucks can pass the express lane in the quarantine checkpoints.
She said they can get the passes from the nearest processing centers.
In Bukidnon, the passes are issued at the the Provincial Agriculture Office in Malaybalay, the Research Center for Upland Development (RCUD) in Barongcot, Dangcagan, and at the Northern Mindanao Agricultural Crops and Livestock Research Center in Dalwangan, Malaybalay City.
Processing centers in Cagayan de Oro City are at the DA-RFO-10 in Antonio Luna and at the Regulatory Divisionin Julio Pacana St.
In Misamis Oriental, passes are issued at the Research Center for Hillyland Development (RCHD) in Lanise, Claveria, and at the Provincial Agricultural Office at the Capitol Compound.
Traders from Misamis Occidental can go to the Provincial Operations Center in Oroquieta City; in Camiguin at the Provincial Agriculture Office; and those in Lanao del Norte at the Provincial Operations Center in Tubod.
They can also process their applications online at http://agribusiness.da.gov.ph.
IN PHOTO: Trucks are screened at the checkpoint in Alae, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon. (Photo by Jun Maban)