During the National Organic Agriculture Board (NOAB) Luzon A Public Consultative Meeting on January 16, 2017, a session was allotted for the public consultation on the draft Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) guidelines.

Public Consultative Meeting (PUBCON) for the Development of Philippine National Standards (PNS): Code of Good Animal Husbandry Practices (GAHP) for Dairy Cattle and Water Buffalo, Beef Cattle and Buffalo, Goat and Sheep in the following Regions (IV-A, VII and X) had been conducted successfully by the Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Standards in cooperation with the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) and Department of Agriculture Regional Field Offices.

The Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Standards (BAFS), in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 12 (DA-RFO 12) has conducted a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) on the Validation and Impact Evaluation of Standards and Codes of Practice developed by BAFS last September 6-9, 2016 held at the Sarangani Highland Garden in General Santos City, South Cotabato.