No.__ Series of 2021
WHEREAS, The Provincial Government recognizes the right of the people to life, including by addressing the general conditions in society that give rise to direct threats to life; the right to enjoy the attainable standard of living a life in dignity, regardless of their social or economic status; the right to be protected from their livelihood, the right to have a reasonable income, the right to have a balanced and healthful ecology, and to enjoy support from the government;
WHEREAS, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the most vulnerable family, unemployed individuals, indigenous peoples and other community members had experienced involuntary hunger for the past months, and unemployment rate have drastically increase;
WHEREAS, the provincial government shall strengthen these vulnerable family, unemployed individuals, indigenous peoples and other community members by establishing a comprehensive and holistic approach in the formulation, coordination and implementation of food sufficiency program and enterprise development initiatives by consolidating the roles of the different provincial offices;
WHEREAS, the Province of Davao del Norte had enacted the Provincial Ordinance No. 2020-003, Series of 2020, otherwise known as “An Ordinance Institutionalizing the KAAGAPAY Program of the Province of Davao Del Norte, Appropriating Funds Therefore and for other Purposes” to address the crisis;
WHEREAS, Section 18 of the said ordinance directed the Provincial Governor to promulgate within Sixty (60) days the implementing rules and regulations;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, EDWIN I. JUBAHIB, Provincial Governor, by virtue of the powers vested in me, this Administrative Circular, containing the said rules and regulations, is hereby issued.
SECTION 1. TITLE - The Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Provincial Ordinance No. 2020-003, Series of 2020 or the KAAGAPAY Program of the Province of Davao Del Norte.
SECTION 2. DEFINITION OF TERMS – When use for purposes of this Ordinance, the following terms shall be defined as follows:
a. BEWs – Barangay Extension Workers
b. DNIPC – Davao del Norte Investment and Promotion Center
c. DOLE – Department of Labor and Employment
d. DTI -Department of Trade and Industry
e. EWDD - Employment and Workforce Development Division
f. GPPB – Government Procurement Policy Board
g. ICT – a running electronic platform as a business process to assist the farmers and buyers.
h. “Including but not Limited to” - It means that the things named are part of something larger, and the larger thing may also have other parts.
i. IT – Information Technology Division.
j. Long Gestating Projects - refers to multi-year projects with an implementation of more than twelve (12) months.
k. Marketable Surplus – refers to the quantification of the commodity harvested or product output of the family after domestic or home consumption that may be available for sale.
l. MSME – Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise.
m. Negotiated Procurement – refers to the method of procuring products directly produced by the beneficiary farmers, whereby the provincial government negotiates a contract with them as prescribed in Section 11 of R.A. 11321.
n. Online Market – an online platform develops by IT Division where people could simply order what they need online thru a Facebook group.
o. PAGRO – Provincial Agriculture Office.
p. PENRO – Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office.
q. PICKMO - Provincial Information, Communication and Knowledge Management Office
r. PPDO – Provincial Planning and Development Office
s. PVO – Provincial Veterinary Office
t. R.A. No.11321- An Act Instituting the Farmers and Fisherfolk Enterprise Development Program of the Department of Agriculture or The Sagip Saka Act of 2019
u. R.A. No. 9184 - Government Procurement Reform Act
v. TESDA– Technical Education and Skills Development Authority
SECTION 3. ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PROGRAM - There is hereby established the “Kawsa sa Agrikultura ug Panginabuhian sa Barangay (KAAGAPAY) Program”, which shall refer to the comprehensive set of holistic approach and direction in the development of the community in the barangay and the objective of addressing food insecurity in every household by providing livelihood project to ensure food sufficiency and income opportunity.
3.1. Program Concept:
3.1.1. The Program is set on the identified project components that would contribute to food sufficiency, livelihood, and income opportunity. Beneficiaries are targeted not only because of being marginalized but because they can contribute to the program.
3.1.2. For a sustainable enterprise development, the program shall employ market-driven and market-based approaches by supporting strategic enabling conditions and strengthening linkages, trainings and capacity building and technology transfer to enhance productivity and income security, bolster entrepreneurial knowledge, and competitiveness.
3.1.3. Science-Based technologies for the project components shall be applied to achieve the end goal or intended impact to ensure the family’s food sufficiency, livelihood and expand their economic opportunities.
3.1.4. The program shall utilize the tools, approaches and innovations in identifying priority agricultural productions using the Commodity Prioritization Tool designed under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP).
3.2 Coverage of the Program.
3.2.1 Agricultural and Fisheries production.
3.2.2 Poultry and Livestock Production.
3.2.3 Tree Production.
3.2.4 Trading, processing, distribution, forward-selling, order-taking and contract-growing.
3.2.5 Construction of facilities for production, processing, storage, transportation, communication, marketing, and such other facilities.
3.2.6 Working capital.
3.2.7 Agribusiness activities which support soil and water conservation and ecology enhancing activities.
3.3 Program Implementation Framework
- Food security.
- Increase Fishery, Poultry and Livestock Production in Davao del Norte
- Increase farming activities.
- Greening of Forest lands.
- Improve lives of the beneficiaries.
- Development and adoption of more productive and sustainable technologies, continued investments in agricultural research, creation of an environment conducive to farmers, integrated plant nutrition systems on biological processes and recycling for the supply of nutrients
- Developing human capital through education and training, research and extension and improving information flows.
- Improved water management, through the development and maintenance of infrastructure and the operation of systems of regulating water use to achieve efficient allocation.
- Integrated grazing systems, particularly for common property grazing lands, to promote efficient forage and livestock production consistent with sustainability.
- Introduction of integrated systems of watershed and coastal area management that takes account of the fishery resources in or adjacent to those systems.
- Land use planning and soil conservation, to prevent land degradation and to lead to the identification and uptake of sustainable patterns of land use.
3.4 Component Assistance and Activities.
3.4.1. Agricultural Production. Under this component:
- The beneficiaries can avail of agricultural seeds from the Provincial Agriculturist’ Office for the first two cropping seasons. For succeeding seasons, the beneficiaries shall be taught to produce their own seeds using open pollinated varieties to be supplied by the Office.
- The Production area of the KAAGAPAY Program beneficiaries shall be regularly supervised and evaluated by the Barangay Extension Worker assigned in the Area.
- The KAAGAPAY Beneficiaries shall adopt the organic production approach to ensure that the products are free of pesticides and therefore safe for human consumption. However, in case of severe pest infestation, and after all the biological/organic practices are employed but to no avail, the beneficiary may be allowed to use registered pesticides with the recommendations and supervision of technical personnel of the Provincial Agriculturist Office assigned in the area.
- After the growing season, the beneficiaries may sell their marketable surplus to the KAAGAPAY Marketing facility.
3.4.2. Poultry and Livestock Production. Under this component:
- Each beneficiary on the 1st phase, shall receive a packet of free-range native chicken which is composed of 5 heads of two-month old chicks with feeding component. All members shall be required to form a People’s Organization with a minimum membership of 15 and maximum of 30. Range net shall be the farmers’ equity. All expenses shall be deducted from the proceeds during buy-back. Beneficiaries may avail of this for 2nd up to 3rd replenishment after buy-back. But they may also op to graduate from the program through a proper scheme.
- Technical Assistance, Medication and Vaccination shall be provided for free through the Provincial Veterinary Office. The household-beneficiary shall be required to plant chicken food supplement called Trichantera spp - a plant that is rich in protein, which would help develop the chicken’s muscle tissues.
- Enclosure requirement is 1x1 per chicken with housing, using indigenous materials, flood-free
- The beneficiaries shall execute a contract with the provincial government. And as a rule, the KAGAPAY Program Qualifier shall receive a notice of confirmation from the Provincial Government. As an exit from the program, if the beneficiary so desires to discontinue with the program, he shall inform the Provincial Government in writing.
- The program may be withdrawn if the beneficiary is found to be negligent and/or disinterested. Negligence and disinterest are manifested by substantial mortality of the chicken without prompt reporting to the PVO Technical Staff. However, when after conducting a thorough investigation and the mortalities of the chicken cannot be attributed to beneficiary, he may be relieved from the accountability.
- The beneficiary may be allowed to engage in layer operation only after first experience of growership.
- For the Province to buy the chickens, the price shall based on the physical/health appearance of the chicken which shall be classified as: Class A and Class B. The purpose of this is to motivate the beneficiaries to really take good care of their chicken growing undertaking.
3.4.3 Tree Production. Under this component:
- These implementing rules are designed to provide directions to the PENRO, BEW and the Project Partner/Beneficiaries in the implementation of the project throughout the province. It envisions to achieve the following objectives:
- To facilitate the conduct of project activities and related processes;
- To ensure attainment of the objectives of the Kaagapay-Tree Production project within the specified period without sacrificing quantity and quality of outputs, and
- To streamline processes and procedures for project implementation activities.
- The Scope of the project- The Kaagapay-Tree Production project covers the implementation of activities which include nursery operations/seedling production, tree planting, supervision and monitoring and evaluation.
- Operations of Kaagapay-Tree Production Project - The Kaagapay-Tree Production is being implemented through the following processes:
- Identification of the sites
- Survey and Mapping
- Project appraisal/profiling
- Community Organizing
- v.Comprehensive Site Development
- Tree Planting- An area classified as project site has considerable grassland or open land area suitable for tree planting purposes. It can have the following activities and targets;
- Land Preparation
- Tree Plantation Establishment
- Plantation Care and Maintenance
- Tree Planting- An area classified as project site has considerable grassland or open land area suitable for tree planting purposes. It can have the following activities and targets;
- Nursery operations/Seedling Production- There will be an area as seedling production site to be managed by PENRO for the propagation of fast growing and premium tree seedlings. It can have the following activities and targets;
- Soil media collection and preparation
- Transplanting of seedlings
- Care and Maintenance
- Distribution of seedlings to farmers
3.4.5. Criteria of Selecting Project Sites- All project sites identified for funding were
selected based on the following criteria:
- Existence of communities willing to participate in the project.
- It has potential area for the project.
3.4.6. Provision of seedlings to the project beneficiaries- The project beneficiary can avail of assorted forest tree seedlings from the PENRO.
a. 500 pieces of fast-growing forest tree seedlings equivalent to one (1) hectare of land.
b. 500 pieces of premium tree seedlings equivalent to one (1) hectare of land.
3.4.7. Incentives of the project beneficiary- The project beneficiary can avail of the
incentives, provided that the following activities stipulated in item number 4., a.1.-a.3 will
a. The project beneficiary who will plant forest tree seedlings in a hectare can avail of the following: one (1) sack of rice as food for work during the conduct of land preparation activity, one (1) sack of rice as food for work during the conduct of actual planting activity, one (1) sack of rice as food for work for first maintenance, one (1) sack for second maintenance and another one (1) sack of rice for third maintenance activity. The rest of maintenance shall be the planter’s counterpart.
3.4.8. Development Strategy- The ultimate goal of Kaagapay Tree Production project is to empower the farmers economically, socially, technically and politically. Once they have reached this, the people would have sufficient and stable income to obtain the basic necessities in life such as food, clothing, shelter, education and access to health services and peace and order. To achieve this, the crops and plantation timber when managed at a sustainable basis will make the communities more economically sufficient making them disinterested in destructive activities that will cause environmental deterioration.
- 5Program Marketing Component and Facilitation - Marketing Facilitation activities shall be spearheaded by the PADO- Davao del Norte Investment and Promotion Center (DNIPC as follows, viz:
- The PADO-DNIPC shall be the midpoint/center of the marketing (Buying and Selling Activity) and promotion of the KAAGAPAY Agri-products. Pursuant to Section 16 of the Ordinance, the LGU Negosyo Center of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) shall be used as outlets and/or display centers in the respective Cities and Municipalities of the Province.
- Acceptance of the agricultural products in the center shall be open to all registered KAAGAPAY farmers and/or beneficiaries. Proper handling or hauling of the products shall be properly observed.
- The Center is open from 8:00 o’clock in the morning until 5:00 o’clock in the afternoon from Mondays to Fridays except during holidays.
- All harvestable products shall be reported in advance as to the expected date of harvest and estimated number of kilos to the Marketing Center for promotion and business matching. This is a requirement which shall be observed by the registered KAAGAPAY beneficiaries.
- The Center is entitled to regulate the price of the commodities and products based on the current market price fluctuation provided by the public market administrators duly signed by their authorized representative.
- All Agri-products are subject for segregation according to classifications (e.g. class A, B, etc.)
- 5.1Mechanics of the Trading/Direct Purchase pursuant to Section 9
- Buying Procedure:
- Pursuant to Section 9 of this IRR, the market and service crew of the LGU outlet/display including, as the case may be, the Pasalubong Center/PADO-DNIPC shall buy the items from the Farmers or producers/Market Area (Bagsakan/Taboan) on the scheduled time.
- The procurer or LGU shall secure a Reimbursement Expense Receipt (RER) and acknowledgement receipt to the farmers or their authorized representative in case of People’s Organization as basis for the procurement activity.
- Procured products shall be brought to the center for re-checking, recording (book and point of sale system), re-packing, and storing.
- The charges for the procurement of the products/commodity from the farmers shall be charged to the General Fund of the Province.
- The liquidation of the indicated procurement shall be in order of payment manner and shall be liquidated as per cash advance.
- Buying-back Free-range Chicken and/or their eggs shall be governed by the following policies:
- Growership Scheme – the Provincial Government, through the DNIPC, shall deduct the cost equivalent of chicken upon dispersal from the gross market value of the chicken during harvest.
- Layer/Breeding Scheme - the Provincial Government, through the DNIPC, shall buy back 100% of the reared chicken after two (2) months of growership. However, 50% of this shall be retained at the beneficiary’s poultry for layer production or breeding purposes, whichever the People’s Organization is deemed capable of. This retention shall serve as mother stocks as the People’s Organization transitions into a multiplier farm. Eggs produced by the People’s Organization multiplier farm may be sold to the DNIPC at a farm gate price, or to other buyers. The PVO shall provide free feeds good for three (3) months commensurate to the number of flocks; as well as continuing medication, and monitoring until such time that the chickens start producing table eggs.
- Selling Procedure:
- Explore for potential buyers, facilitate all queries, orders and reservations. All confirmed orders shall be encoded in the KAAGAPAY Apps.
- All items ordered by customer shall be encoded (book) and packed properly.
- The Provincial Treasurer’s Office (PTO) shall issue an Official Receipt (OR) to the food delivery service crew as proof of payment.
- Sales shall be remitted to the Provincial Treasurer’s Office (PTO) on a daily basis.
- Marketing Procedure - it is a KAAGAPAY component that supports the conventional manner of disposing or delivering goods or items to the customers in a responsive, reliable, and customer-friendly manner. It is aided with the use of delivery service application designed to connect customers’ orders and delivering goods or items door-to-door through a KAAGAPAY Rider.
- The KAAGAPAY Riders: The KAAGAPAY Riders are responsible in transporting vegetable and other food from the source to customers and whose duties include loading vegetable/food, transporting it to the destination, making sure the vegetables/foods safety standards are respected and collecting payments.
- Eligibility Criteria
- The applicant must own a personal mobile phone (Andorid 5.0 or newer) compatible with KAAGAPAY Rider App
- Age requirement: 21-55 years old
- Motorcycle must be in good working condition. Year model must be 2000 or newer
- Requirement’s validity must be at least 21 days before the expiration date
- Physically and mentally fit to work
- Documentary Requirements
- Proof of Davao del Norte Residency
- Income Tax Return 1701 or BIR Certificate of Registration 2303
- Professional Driver’s License
- NBI Clearance
- Police Clearance
- Health Certificate from the Municipal/Provincial Health Office (as Non-PUI and PUM)
- LGU PESO Recommendation
- Application Process
- Visit the PESO in the locality
- Fill out the Registration Form
- Submit/Upload the needed requirements
- Attend Riders’ Training
- Compensation Package
- A seed fund of P1,000.00 shall be given to each accredited rider. Additional amount of seed fund shall be given to the KAAGAPAY rider should his accomplished delivery exceeded the required delivery per month.
- KAAGAPAY rider shall charge P20.00 for the first kilometer of delivery destination plus P5.00 per succeeding kilometer. Price may vary over time.
- KAAGAPAY Apps Feature:
- Profile (Full name, email address, and password)
- My Deliveries (Delivery track and rider’s location)
- Announcements (intended for information dissemination regarding
- KAAGAPAY Program)
- Talk To Us (Drop Box for any concern or question regarding the booking of the customer)
- Booking a delivery via KAAGAPAY App
- Open the KAAGAPAY App and look for Order Details.
- Enter the SENDER DETAILS and RECIPIENT DETAILS such as name, contact number, delivery address, and landmark
- Select the Order Type if it is (a) As Soon As Possible or (b) Scheduled delivery
- Click to whom payment should be collected, either from the SENDER or the RECIPIENT, which is made through cash payment only.
- Click EXPRESS DELIVERY if the item needs to be delivered urgently.
- Add a short description of the items you will have to be delivered.
- Then, confirm your booking.
- Total delivery fee will appear.
- Click BOOK NOW to confirm and wait for the rider to accept your booking.
- Sender’s Obligation
- Seal the goods/items to be delivered only after they have been inspected by the rider.
- Ensure that your items are well-packed for safe transportation and allow your rider to take a photo as proof of pick-up.
- Sender shall transact solely with the assigned rider per booking for security reason.
- Sender may place and transact booking for a maximum of 7 days in advance.
- Items eligible for delivery:
- Vegetables, fruits, and other agricultural products
- Chicken and other poultry products
3.6 Authority to Cash Advance - Pursuant to the Commission on Audit Circular No. 97-002 dated 10 February 1997, as amended, special cash advances are those granted on the explicit authority of the Head of the Agency only to duly designate disbursing officers or employees for other legally authorized purposes and current operating expenditures of the agency field office or of the activity of the agency undertaken in the field when it is impractical to pay the same by check for maintenance and other operating expenses. For the KAAGAPAY Program on Marketing Component and Facilitation, the Provincial Treasurer’s Office (PTO) is the authorized officer to draw the Cash Advance.
SECTION 4. Beneficiaries of the Program - The beneficiaries of the Program are the following:
- Marginalized Families.
- Unemployed individuals.
- Indigenous group of people.
- Existing producer but suffering from economic downturn.
- Farmers and fisherfolk which have potential to produce marketable surplus and demonstrate willingness to voluntarily adopt clustering with other groups and forge contracts or formal marketing agreements with buyers or private intermediaries.
- Micro, small, and medium scale producers who are willing to forge contracts or formal marketing agreements with the government.
SECTION 5. Enrolment of the Beneficiaries – The Information Technology Division shall develop a system where beneficiaries can electronically enroll and register with information relevant to the program. However, in barangays where internet is not available, the assigned Barangay Extension Workers shall manually register them.
SECTION 6. Qualifications of the Beneficiaries – To qualify for the program, the implementing offices of PAGRO, PVO and PENRO shall provide for the qualifications of the beneficiaries taking into account Section 4 of this IRR.
SECTION 7. Other Assistance to the Beneficiaries – The Provincial Government shall provide:
- Production inputs for agriculture, fishery, poultry, livestock and forestry.
- Technical assistance to the beneficiaries.
- Marketing assistance, promotion and value adding of the products;
- Livelihood and skills training;
- Business development services such as product design;
- Basic entrepreneurial management, financial literacy and organizational development;
- Partnership with the other LGUs by providing venue in the marketing of the products.
- Partnership with the private sectors, particularly restaurants and malls, for the marketable surplus in order for them to have extra income.
- Advocacy for self-awareness on climate change adaptation and mitigation approaches.
- Business Matching and Networking.
SECTION 8. Establishment of the beneficiaries as Farmers Association, MSMEs or Cooperative –The beneficiaries shall be registered into an association, MSME or cooperative with the assistance of the PADO-Cooperative Division and PAGRO Institutional Division for them to acquire juridical personality.
SECTION 9. Direct Purchase from the Farmers – a.) In the interest of project sustainability or to achieve its social objectives, the Provincial Government may, subject to the availability of funds, directly purchase the products from the farmers or its association through the negotiated modality of procurement pursuant to Section 11 of the IRR of RA 11321 and the revised IRR of R.A. 9184.
KAAGAPAY STEERING MANAGEMENT AND TEHNICAL WORKING GROUP
SECTION 10. For the efficient implementation of the Program, there is hereby created a KAAGAPAY Steering Management which shall be composed of the following:
Chairperson: Provincial Governor
Co-Chair: Chairperson, SP Committee for Agriculture
Members: P.G. Department Heads
10.1 The Provincial Governor may request the attendance of the representatives from other national government agencies on agenda necessary for the accomplishment of the program. This is to foster harmonization of activities and complementation of programs and projects related to enterprise development in the program components.
SECTION 11. Functions of the KAAGAPAY Steering Management. The KAAGAPAY Steering Management shall:
11.1. Approve the Annual Work and Financial Plan.
11.2. Establish a Monitoring and Evaluation System by which the Program shall be
11.3. Set the direction of the program.
SECTION 12. Conduct of Meetings – The KAAGAPAY Steering Management shall meet once a month to review the activities related to the program and provide directions to the implementing offices.
SECTION 13. Technical Working Group. – There shall be a Technical Working Group that shall generally take charge of the detailed planning, implementation, execution, monitoring and evaluation of the Program and shall be composed of the following:
Chairperson: P.G. Department Head of PENRO
Co-Chairs: P.G. Department Head of PAGRO
P.G. Department Head of PVO
Designated Divisions of PAGRO
Designated Divisions of PENRO
Designated Divisions of PVO
PADO-Davao del Norte Investment and Promotion Section
PADO-Employment and Workforce Development Division
SECTION 14. Functions of the Technical Working Group (TWG). The Technical Working Group shall:
- 1 Produce specific deliverables that were outlined by the Steering Management.
- 2 Provide valuable input and technical assistance in areas of strategic importance to the Program.
- 3 Serve primarily as coordinating and support group to the Steering Management.
- 4 Promote effectiveness and development partnership, and reporting responsibility to the Steering Management to ensure the continuing implementation of the program.
- 5 Implement the monitoring and evaluation system to track the implementation and outputs systematically and measure the effectiveness of program.
- 6 Provide platform for production inputs, technical assistance, harvest and post-harvest management, and sustainable agribusiness.
- 7 Provide necessary mechanism in the marketing, promotion and value adding of the products.
- 8 Identify cross-cutting issues such as gender mainstreaming, environment and climate change, either through activities within the sector or through collaboration.
- 9 Maintain a record for baseline data of all on-going development.
- 10Identify pipeline projects - and potential development partner funding.
- 11Develop a coherent capacity development strategy, based on a need assessment and functional review that addresses capacity development at institutional, organizational and level of the beneficiary.
SECTION 15. Conduct of Meetings – The KAAGAPAY TWG shall meet twice a month to review the activities related to the program and provide recommendations to the Steering Management.
SECTION 16. Partnership with the National Government Agencies. – The Provincial Government shall partner with other Local Government Units (LGUs), the Department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to help boost the implementation of the program and to give the beneficiaries the needed capital and other business development assistance and services, and so:
- PADO-DNIPC and PADO-EWDD as presently structured shall provide business development services such as product design and development, marketing and promotions in collaboration with the DTI and DOLE.
- PADO-Cooperative Division and the PAGRO-Institutional Division as presently structured shall provide basic entrepreneurial management, financial literacy, organizational development and other such trainings after the beneficiaries are organized into an association or cooperative.
- PENRO in collaboration with the Provincial Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Division shall provide skills development training to promote and advance the barangay residents' awareness on climate change adaptation and mitigation approaches.
- PAGRO shall provide a list to the DA-Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Service of all the agricultural and fishery products requirements for possible assistance.
- The Provincial Government shall likewise assist the program beneficiaries to partner with the other LGUs by providing venue in the marketing of their products.
- PAGRO shall market the marketable surplus to restaurants and malls.
SECTION 17. Farmers and Growers Information System. – There shall be an information system to assist the KAAGAPAY Steering Management in formulating plans and programs on enterprise development, and to enable producer groups, the private sector, the LGUs and potential donors to respond to the needs of the local and national markets and in generating resources for further enterprise development. The information system shall contain a list of all beneficiaries, a registry of agricultural and fisheries production, and a roster of partners who have expressed interest in participating in the Program, and such other relevant information. This information shall be developed and maintained by the Provincial Agriculturist Office.
SECTION 18. Amendatory Clause. This IRR may be amended or modified accordingly by the Provincial Governor in consultation with the KAAGAPAY Management Committee as the need arises.
SECTION 19. Implementing Guidelines. All guidelines to be issued after the effectivity of this IRR shall be posted in the Province’s website.
SECTION 20. Separability Clause. If any provision of this IRR is declared invalid or unconstitutional, the other provisions not affected by such declaration shall remain in full force and effect.
SECTION 21. Repealing Clause. All administrative circulars, rules and regulations and other issuances inconsistent with the foregoing provisions are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.
SECTION 22. Effectivity. This IRR shall take effect immediately upon its signing.
Signed this __________ at the Provincial Government Center, Mankilam, Tagum City, Davao del Norte, Philippines.
EDWIN I. JUBAHIB