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.
Following the National Simultaneous Bamboo Planting which occurred on 19 September 2022, is the Signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on the Maintenance of Bamboo Planting Sites in the Cagayan Valley through the Government Internship Program (GIP) at Narra Hall, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Regional Office
The Department of Trade and Industry Region 2 continues to level up and increase the competitiveness of coconut-based products in the region through a three-day Intensive Product Development-Technology Course held at the CSU Sanchez Mira, Cagayan on 19-21 October 2022. This activity focused on optimizing the potential of the raw
The Department of Trade and Industry Region 2 (DTI R2) applauds Local Government Units from Cagayan Valley Region that made it to the top 10 in this year's Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI) Awarding Ceremony during the 10th Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Summit (CMCS) on 20 October 2022 at
The Department of Trade and Industry Region 2 (DTI R2), represented by Ms. Manilyn C. Ponce, Regional Focal Person for Coconut, and Ms. Jayle Pauline P. Damasco, Regional Alternate Focal Person for Coconut, participated in the recently conducted National High Value Coco Products (HVCP) Industry Cluster CY 2023 Planning Workshop
Rain or shine, DTI Region 2 reached out to hundreds of families in Agugaddan, Peñablanca, Cagayan, including the Agta Community for an Outreach Program-Negosyo at Serbisyo sa Barangay on 21 October 2022 which included Free Business Advisory and Legal and Medical Consultations. Initiated by the SME Development Division headed by
The three-day Supra Regional Consultations to Improve Logistics Efficiency, Reduce Logistics Costs, and Improve Agri Supply Chain: LSPH T.R.I.P.S Onwards to 2028–Regional Roadshow of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) successfully concluded on 30 September 2022. The national roadshow team was composed of Assistant Secretary Mary Jean Pacheco and
NICC Secretariat visits Home Biz-Bamboo Technology Development Center, Bamboo Technology Resource Center, and Bamboo FAB LAB Mindanao in Iligan City A delegation of bamboo stakeholders from Region 2 led by Regional Director Leah Pulido Ocampo of the Department of Trade and Industry, who is also the national industry coordinator for
The PhilExport Region 2 in collaboration with the DTI Region 2, DA R02, DOST R2, officially opened its 1st Regional In-store Promotion on October 03, which will run until December 31, 2022 at the Lower Ground floor of Robinsons Place Tuguegarao. Buyers and resellers around the area can take advantage
In line with the agency’s objective to make the region more competitive in the global value chain, officers and staff of the Department of Trade and Industry Region 2, together with the project beneficiaries from Flow of Pariir Agriculture Cooperative, initiated and facilitated the international shipping of mungbean samples to
To bolster widespread awareness of the buy local movement and the opportunities it could bring to MSMEs in the region, the DTI R2 SME Development Division continuously promotes its importance through the "Buy Local Regional Roadshow," a buy-in meeting with the different government agencies for the proposed partnership on the
The Kasama Chocolate, a Canada-based chocolate company, announced on their official Facebook page their newest limited release featuring rare, single-estate cacao beans grown in the northern Philippine province of Isabela in the Cagayan Valley. After several months in the making, the Kasama Chocolate, in a form of a bar, was
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
“If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, If a blade of grass springing up in the fileds has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.”- Elenore Duse It was a business
“For Gariel May, success is not only measured by the level of sales an enterprise reaps. It is in the sharing of happiness through works of art that smiles are created and planted in the faces of their customers” Spouses Guillermo and Gigi Peros, both architects and natives of Aritao,