With the theme " We make change work for Women", Department of Agriculture 12 opens today the week-long gender and development exhibit here in Koronadal City.

Regional Executive Director Milagros Casis encouraged the DA personnel to empower the women through recognition of their hardwork and contribution to the agriculture and fisheries sector.

This celebration is pursuant to the Proclamation No. 224 of 1988 and Republic Act 6949 of 1990, which declares the first week of March each year as Women’s Week and March 8 as Women’s Rights and International Peace Day.