KOICA, PCC to implement million-worth of livestock development project

The records of discussions (ROD) regarding the formal initiation of a US million grant-in-aid project on “Enhancing Livestock Sector Performance in the Philippines” of the Korean government, were signed by representatives of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) last November 5. KOICA resident representative and implementation survey team leader […]

2010 National Biotechnology Week Celebration Aggie chief’s message is to ensure biosafety

The outputs of biotechnology and current researches that greatly influence people’s way of life at this modern age underscore the celebration of this year’s National Biotechnology Week (NBW) held at the SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City from November 22 to 28. The event ensures continuing public awareness, education and understanding of biotechnology as an […]

PCC scientists are PSAS awardees

Two scientists of the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) bagged awards during the 47th Scientific Seminar and Annual Convention of the Philippine Society of Animal Science (PSAS) held last October 20-22 at the Grand Regal Hotel in Davao City. Dr. Edwin C. Atabay’s paper on “Production of Nuclear Transfer Buffalo Embryos Using oocytes from ovaries stored […]

Senator Pangilinan is guest of honor

In a rare opportunity, Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan graced a smallholder dairy carabao raisers’ forum in Nueva Ecija conducted at the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) National Headquarters and Gene Pool, in the Science City of Muñoz last November 5. In his speech, Senator Pangilinan emphasized the importance of solving farmers’ issues relative to their actual […]

DEW project reinvigorates PCC workforce

PCC currently engages in establishing a culture of commitment for excellence at work. Every Monday, PCC’s core workforce attends seminar-workshop on Developing Excellence at Work (DEW). It started last October and winds up June next year. The DEW Project, which gets inspiration from “dew” that refreshes and reinvigorates, aims to establish a culture where there […]

PCC conducts Social Preparation Training for Trainers

Coordinators for Luzon of the PCC Carabao-based Enterprise Development (CBED) Program gear up for the arrival soon of 2,000 heads of buffaloes from Brazil through a three-day Social Preparation Training (SPT) for Trainers. The training was conducted from October 14 to 16, 2009 at the PCC National Headquarters and Gene Pool (NHGP) in the Science […]

Staff re-tooled for Advanced MS Excel

The PCC Genetic IProgram (GIP) spearheaded 4-day in-house training in Advanced Excel last September 30-October 3. The training was held at the PCC Eusebio Hall. It was conducted primarily for the younger staff to enhance skills in data handling/management, focused on how to process and generate huge amount of records to maintain a good records’ […]

2 PCC research papers win AFMA R&D Paper Awards

Two PCC research papers recently won in the 21st National Research Symposium (NRS) conducted by the Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR), Department of Agriculture (DA) last October 8 to 9. The research papers were “Intensifying Village-level Carabao-based Dairy Cooperative Enterprise Development in Non-Traditional Dairy Communities” and “Reverse Transcription Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (RT-LAMP) for Rapid Screening […]

Ovum Pick-up Technology discussed in updates’ forum

Updates on Ultrasound-guided Ovum Pick-up also known as OPU Technology, were presented to the technical staff during the monthly gathering. Dr. Peregrino G. Duran, head of the PCC Genepool presented how OPU plays an important and promising role in speeding-up the production of superior water buffaloes. The forum was held at the PCC Mini Theater […]