Qualification Requirements and Selection Criteria of

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Qualification Requirements and Selection Criteria of Applicants as a Dairy Multiplier Farm Partner Contact Us Submit a formal Letter of Intent to be a Multiplier Farm Partner. The letter should be addressed to: Adm. Marilyn B. Mabale NDA Bldg., BAI Compound Visayas Avenue, Diliman Quezon City Must pass the Technical Evaluation of NDA on Viable Dairy Farm Operation covering: Acceptability and readiness of farm site/location. Has the capability to provide the minimum animal-to-land area requirement (ratio of 3 a.u.:1 hectare); Has prepared and developed its pasture area at least 8 months to 12 month before the arrival of said animals Availability and adequacy of farm/utility resources Has own production facility and equipment; Adequacy of, and accessibility to feeds resources Dairy husbandry capability and readiness of the proponent Able to provide clean, fresh water at all times (ad libitum supply) Regularly conducts health tests, if and when applicable, especially on tuberculosis, leptospirosis, and brucellosis Conducts regular vaccination / immunization, if and when applicable, on hemorrhagic septicemia, ephemeral and foot and mouth disease. Provide a daily dry matter equivalent to % of the animal’s body weight (minimum of 40 kg of fresh roughage and 2 kg concentrate). Maintains technical and financial records. The organization/association, to which the representative is a member, individual farmers or corporations, must be of good standing in accordance with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and/or Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) rules and policies and/or Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Existing farmers/partners must have a good credit/updated loan standing with the National Dairy Authority while new farmers/partners must have a good track record with the cooperative and other financial entities. Able to pay the hauling cost of the animals being availed of from the quarantine site to point of destination.

NDA-Central Office NDA Building, BAI Compound Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City Phone: 926-0733 to 35 Fax: 926-8847 Email: [email protected] Website: nda.da.gov.ph Regional Centers: Northern Luzon Department NDA Building, BAI Compound Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City Phone: 926-0733 TO 35 local 213 Email: [email protected] Southern Luzon Department NDA Building, BAI Compound Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City Phone: 926-0733 TO 35 local 202 Email: [email protected] Central and Western Visayas Department DA - Mandaue Experimental Station Compound Manguikay, Mandaue City Phone: (032) 520-7125 / (032) 345-3612 Email: [email protected] Northern Mindanao Department 2nd Floor Door 206, Waterside Living Complex Bldg. Julio Pacana St., Licoan, Cagayan de Oro City Phone: 088 – 855-1166 Email: [email protected] Southern Mindanao Department Mindanao Science and Technology Centrum Bldg. Bago Oshiro, Tugbok, Davao City Phone: 082-295-0147 Email: [email protected]

Mandate

The Dairy Development Act of 1995, mandated the NDA to act as the central policy determining body tasked to ensure the accelerated development of the Philippine dairy industry through policy direction, program coordination and implementation. It is an attached government corporation to the Department of Agriculture (DA).

Vision

A profitable, competitive and sustainable growing dairy industry built on financially viable business performance throughout the value chain, providing a good quality of life for farmers and ensuring consumers safe and quality milk and milk products by 2020.

Mission

To provide leadership to the Philippine dairy industry in partnership with the private sector through the provision of well-crafted policy, science-based, technical expertise, sound business support and effective management of dairy programmes.

Major Programs DAIRY HERD BUILD UP PROGRAM Aims to increase the dairy animal population in the country through: • • • •

Herd Infusion via Animal Importation Crossbreeding and upgrading of local animals thru artificial insemination (AI) and other practical/economical breeding technologies Establishment of Dairy Multiplier Farms (DMFs) and breeding farms by the private stakeholders Provision of animal health services to dairy farms

MILK FEEDING PROGRAM Aims to address malnutrition of children and create livelihood opportunities for dairy stakeholders through:

DAIRY BUSINESS ENHANCEMENT AND MARKET DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM Aims to ensure the viability and sustainability of local dairy enterprises through: • •

MILK QUALITY AND SAFETY ASSURANCE PROGRAM Aims to regulate milk production and postharvest handling through: •

Activities: •



Invitation of partner LGUs and individuals for the establishment of a co-managed Milk Trust Fund that will pay for local milk feeding programs. Milky Bank Sponsorship

Capacity Building and Business Development Assistance will be provided to interested stakeholders. Facilitate the access to dairy inputs (infrastructure, dairy equipment, capitalthru credit facilities).

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Enforcement of the Dairy Food Regulations which includes the Dairy Codes of Practice, Risk Management Plan and Audit Design for Dairy Farm, Milk Collection Centers and Dairy Processing Plants. Conduct a complete farm and plant inspection and audit. Issue COC and LTO for compliant dairy enterprises. Put in-place an effective system for handling milk crisis. Facilitate and conduct training of Dairy Food Safety Compliance Officers (DFSCO), auditors and stakeholders.