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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Livestock Biotechnology Center

PHILIPPINE CARABAO CENTER

BRIEF BACKGROUND OF LIVESTOCK BIOTECHNOLOGY CENTER

The Department of Agriculture-Administrative Order (DA-AO) #21 series of 2005, established the Agricultural Biotechnology Center. In order to meet the requirements of a modernized livestock agricultural sector, the DA-AO #9 series of 2008 identified Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) to be the lead agency in ruminant biotechnology research. PCC is one of the network centers for biotechnology researches and now hosting the DA-Livestock Biotechnology Center and it was operationalized on August 06, 2014.