GET TO KNOW DTI- REGION 2


DTI Region 02 or DTI Cagayan Valley Region is composed of five (5) provinces –Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Quirino, and Nueva Vizcaya; and four cities: Tuguegarao, Cauayan, Ilagan, and Santiago.

The Cagayan Valley Region is abundant in agricultural products such as rice, corn, peanut, beans, and fruits making Region 02 known as the Top Corn Producer and second in palay production in the Philippines. Among the priority sectors being promoted for development by DTI R02 includes Agribusiness (Coffee, Cacao, Coconut, Pineapple, Peanut, Mango, Root crops, Banana, Citrus, Rice and Corn processing, waste processing of rice hull and corn husk), Bamboo, Home style & Wearables (furniture and creative industries), IT BPM and e-commerce, and Tourism/Agri-tourism.

Region 02 is working towards the attainment of its desired role to become the country’s “Prime Water Resource, Agro-Industrial Hub, and Emerging Tourism Destination” through the collaborative efforts of all concerned line agencies and stakeholders. The region is also is geared towards the promotion of investment opportunities positioning Cagayan Valley as the gateway to Northern Philippines.

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Batanes, Philippines —  The MSMEs Trade Fair, held from 18-30 June 2024, and the Agro Trade Fair, which opened on 26 June 2024, with 88 exhibitors from across Batanes' six municipalities achieved record-breaking sales of Php 7,558,096.70, marking the highest in the history of the Batanes Provincial Trade Fair. The
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Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines—  “You can save a life. Be a Hero!” The Department of Trade and Industry’s mantra of “Serbisyong Higit Pa Sa Inaasahan,” has always been the guiding principle carved into the minds and hearts of the agency’s employees and is continuously observed and/or implemented beyond simply working overtime.
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Tuguegarao City, Cagayan —  The SSF-RTWG (Shared Service Facility-Regional Technical Working Group), led by DTI R2 (Department of Trade and Industry Region 2) Acting Regional Director Winston Singun and composed of the DTI Provincial Directors and Technical Consultants from Region 2, convened its second quarter meeting on 20 June 2024
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Ambaguio, Nueva Vizcaya — The stride towards promoting food safety and creating a safe working environment for market vendors and food processors continues as Team DTI R2 Nueva Vizcaya led by Provincial Director Atty. Michael B. Paggabao rolled out Project SAFE (Strengthening Advocacy on Food Safety Enhancement) in Ambaguio, Nueva
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Makati City, Manila —  Among the 51 Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) nationwide, three from Nueva Vizcaya were chosen to participate and represent Region 2 in the Sustainable Practices and Reporting Kickoff (SPARK) Series: Training for MSMEs last 14 June 2024 via Zoom and 21 June 2024 at Makati
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Ambaguio, Nueva Vizcaya —  Team DTI R2 Nueva Vizcaya led by Provincial Director Atty. Michael B. Paggabao visited one of the province’s hidden gems – the town of Ambaguio to pay a courtesy visit to Mayor Ronelio Danao on 25 June 2024, and discuss collaborative efforts to enhance local industries
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Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya —  The Department of Trade and Industry Region 2 - Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Office, in partnership with the Provincial Local Government through the Nueva Vizcaya Watershed Management Committee - Operations and Coordination Unit (NVWMC-OCU) conducted an onsite Technical Consultation/Training on Bamboo Industry Development on 26 June 2024
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Cabarroguis, Quirino —   Quirino Cacao Industry Stakeholders convened to facilitate market-matching of cacao beans with DLA Naturals Incorporated. The said meeting was held on June 13, 2024, at the Q-Life Café, Watersports, Cabarroguis, Quirino. Cacao, the base and key material to produce chocolate is widely grown in the Province
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Piat, Solana, and Allacapan, Cagayan — The Department of Trade and Industry R2 Cagayan Provincial Office, in collaboration with the Department of Agrarian Reform Batanes-Cagayan Provincial Office, conducted a series of Business Systems Management Automation (BSMA) Training for CARPreneurs on 19-21 June 2024 in Piat, Solana, and Allacapan, aimed at
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Cabarroguis, Quirino — The Cagayan Valley Bamboo Industry Development Council (CVBIDC) conducted its 1st semester meeting on 10 June 2024, at the Quirino Watersports Complex in Cabarroguis, Quirino.  The said event, which was attended by around 70 participants from CVBIDC members, Provincial Government of Quirino representatives, and Quirino Provincial Bamboo
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The pandemic has brought numerous struggles in the maintenance of businesses within the province due to a drastic decrease in supply and demand. Despite these challenges, entrepreneurs have not given up in providing quality products and services to individuals all around the province. The patronage of the provincial government of
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