August 8, 2019 Tuguegarao City, Cagayan-- RD Ocampo challenged the City Government to come up with an ordinance that would require all tourism establishments and government offices to patronize locally produced food and beverages as well as manufactured furniture and decorative items. This was her statement during the opening program of Tuguegarao City’s 295th Patronal Fiesta Trade Fair. To set the momentum, RD Ocampo pledged that she would be issuing an Office Order that will require DTI Region 2’s Regional Office and Provincial Offices to serve locally produced food and beverages in meetings, seminars, conferences and other office events.
DTI Region 02 Director Leah Pulido Ocampo who assumed office on July 8,2019, bared the General Policy Directions for the agency’s regional thrusts under her term during DTI Region 2’s Midyear Assembly held in Sta Ana, Cagayan on July 31 to August 2, 2019 with 223 employees including Negosyo Center business counselors, regular technical and non-technical staff and contract of service (COS) hirees attending.
DTI Region 02 Director Leah Pulido-Ocampo and Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Executive Director Narciso A. Edillo agree to collaborate in pushing Region 02 as an agribusiness sourcing and investment destination. DA will support the upcoming PADDAY NA LIMA slated on September 24-30, 2019 at the Festival Mall, Alabang, Muntinlupa to showcase the region’s bountiful agro products such as corn, rice, citrus, coconut, banana, pineapple, ginger, peanuts and mongo, in both fresh and processed form. The region is acknowledged as the leading producer of these commodities.