RET Program Goals and Objectives

A. Goal

Sustainable livelihood for poverty alleviation


B. Organizational Outcome

Improved relevance of higher education through research, extension and training


C. Strategic Objective

To generate, verify, package, and transfer better and new technologies for adoption and commercialization


D. Vision 2023

  1. o Techno-preneurial center for mushroom, banana and citrus-based products in Nueva Vizcaya
  2. o Innovation partner of citrus industry in Cagayan Valley
  3. o Technology business incubation hub for enterprise development on banner commodities
  4. o Model for system integration of organic agriculture, indigenous knowledge, and advocacy on gender and development
  5. o Established system provider for on-line resource and trading of agricultural products
  6. o Design and prototype developer of industrial and agricultural machineries

E. Key Strategies

  1. o Policy Support
    1. Institutionalize an efficient system for research, extension and training development framework from generation to commercialization of appropriate technologies
    2. Strengthen resource generation, research results dissemination, and intellectual property protection through an enhanced incentive system/policy of the University
  2. o Resources
    1. Improve the R&D resources generation capabilities and extension delivery of faculty and students
    2. Enhance RET infrastructures for improved delivery of services
    3. Establish R&D centers and develop niche centers to address commodity challenges
  3. o Technology Development and Promotion
    1. Develop value-added products derived from agriculture/forestry/natural resources for livelihood
    2. Disseminate research outputs through publications and scientific fora
    3. Protect and/or commercialize generated technologies
    4. Establish viable demonstration projects in the university and in partnership with farmers and other stakeholders
    5. Develop and enhance IEC materials
    6. Provide trainings and technical advisory services to farmers and fisherfolks and other stakeholders
    7. Facilitate technology adoption and enterprise development
  4. o Collaboration
    1. Sustain and strengthen partnerships with government and non-government organizations both national and international for resource mobilization
    2. Establish partnerships with industry towards development of viable enterprises

LINKAGES


COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION (CHED)

The CHED is the governing body covering both public and private higher education institutions as well as degree-granting programs in all tertiary educational institutions in the Philippines.


DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (DOST)

The DOST is the executive department of the Philippine government responsible for the coordination of science and technology-related projects in the Philippines and to formulate policies and projects in the fields of science and technology in support of national development.

Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD)

The PCAARRD is a council of the Department of Science and Technology of the Philippines government that aims to help national research and development efforts in agriculture, forestry, and natural resources of the Philippines. It does so by assisting with planning strategies, formulating policies, and programs for development. It is the body responsible nationally for programming and allocating government and external funds for R&D, and monitors and evaluates these programs for effectiveness.

Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD)

PCIEERD commits to formulate national policies, plans, programs, and strategies for S&T development in the industry, energy, and emerging technology sectors. Allocate government and generate external funds for research and development. Monitor research and development (R&D) projects.

Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD)

The PCHRD is one of the five sectoral councils of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). PCHRD is a forward-looking, partnership-based national body responsible for coordinating and monitoring health research activities in the country.

Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI)

The TAPI is the implementing arm of DOST in promoting the commercialization of technologies and in marketing the services of the other operating units of the Department.


DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

The DA is responsible for the promotion of the country's agricultural development. It provides policy framework, public investment, and support services needed for domestic and export-oriented businesses.

REGIONAL FIELD OFFICE 02 (DA-RFO 02)

The DA-RF02 commits to transform agriculture sector into empowered farming communities through inclusive growth.

Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR)

The DA-BAR is committed to consolidating, strengthening and developing the agriculture and fisheries research and development system to improve its effectiveness and efficiency through work excellence, teamwork and networking, accountability, and innovation.

Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice)

The PhilRice is a government corporate entity attached to the Department of Agriculture to help develop high-yielding and cost-reducing technologies so farmers can produ ce enough rice for all Filipinos.

Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (DA-ATI-RTC 02)

The ATI-RTC 2 is the training and extension arm of the Department of Agriculture in Region 02 responsible of developing capabilities of AF stakeholders.

Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA)

The PCA is an agency under the Office of the President that is tasked with developing the coconut and palm oil industries, and ensuring that coconut farmers become direct participants in and beneficiaries of such developments.


DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT (DILG)

The DILG is the executive department responsible for promoting peace and order, ensuring public safety, and strengthening the capability of local government units to effectively deliver basic services to the citizenry.

Provincial Local Government Unit of Nueva Vizcaya (PLGU-NV)

Nueva Vizcaya is located in the heart of Northern Luzon and often referred to as the gateway to vast Cagayan Valley Region. The province has an agricultural economy with commerce, trade, and industry contributing to its growth and development. Its ethnic diversity evolved into a rich amalgam of resilient culture that responds well to the dynamic requirements of social change and development.

Municipal Nueva Vizcaya Local Government Units (MLGUs)

Alfonso Castañeda

Ambaguio

Aritao

Bagabag

Bambang

Bayombong

Diadi

Dupax del Norte

Dupax del Sur

Kasibu

Kayapa

Quezon

Santa Fe

Solano

Villaverde


CAGAYAN VALLEY AGRICULTURAL AND AQUATIC RESOURCES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (CVAARRD)

The CVAARRD Consortium is a membership-based organization that harmonizes regional R&D and extension activities on agriculture, aquatic and natural resources.


DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY (DTI)

The DTI is a prime mover of consumer welfare. It is committed to protecting the rights and interests of the consumers and is also committed to developing policies and programs aimed at sustaining the growth and development of the Philippine economy.


DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES (DENR)

The DENR is responsible for the conservation, management, and development of the country's environment and natural resources. It shall ensure the proper use of these resources and the protection of the environment within the framework of sustainable development.


KOMISYON SA WIKANG FILIPINO (KWF)

The KWF is the official regulating body of the Filipino language and the official government institution tasked with developing, preserving, and promoting the various local Philippine languages.