The Department of Trade and Industry R02 began its bid to develop and promote Halal industry in the region with the conduct of the Halal and Food Safety Management System Seminar for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) on April 24-25, 2018 at the Negosyo Center, DTI Regional Office, Tuguegarao City.
The products of fifty (50) more micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) were enrolled in the One Town One Product (OTOP) Next Generation Program of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Under this program, products, both food and non-food, undergo product development on quality, branding and visual impact, such as design, packaging and labelling through a process which includes assessment, consultation and triage (A.C.T.).
The Department of Trade and Industry Region 02, in partnership with the Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines - Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board (CIAP-PCAB) and the Nueva Vizcaya Contractors Association, Inc., convened around 100 contractors from the region on April 19, 2018 at the DTI-R02 Negosyo Center in Tuguegarao City for an orientation on the new policies and guidelines on licensing procedures. The conduct of this activity came at an opportune time with the ongoing processing of applications for renewal of contractors licenses for 2018-2019 whose deadline is set on June 30, 2018.