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DTI’s consumer education, programs to launch in BU 

April 1, 2024

To promote an environment for transparent and self-regulatory ethical business practices, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) – Albay Provincial Office, and Bicol University College of Business, Economics, and Management (BUCBEM) entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to discuss and engage in consumer education and programs, signed at the Ricardo A. Arcilla Conference Room on March 26, 2024. 

Through this collaboration, DTI-Albay will provide its services and conduct consumer education and advocacy seminars for the students and faculty members of BUCBEM. DTI-Albay may provide speakers, resource persons, and facilitators in the relevant field for seminars, workshops, and training, organized by the university .

Students can also be given the opportunity to participate in DTI-Albay programs such as local trade fairs and business development activities, as well as collaborate on research and extension engagements. 

With this partnership, BUCBEM will constitute “Bantay Bilihin,”  a consumer protection committee, and will also lead the distribution of DTI’s consumer protection literature and related publication materials within the university. 

Present in the meeting were BU President Dr. Baby Boy D. Nebres lll, Noel B. Bunao, OIC DTI Provincial Director, Dr. Dimson Rivero, BUCBEM Dean and BU International Relations Office Director, Atty. Daryl A. Redoblado, University Legal Officer, and other invited officials and personnel from both parties. | by Jamaica Divina, BUCPRO Intern

📷 Cherry Grace H. Calisin, IO II-CPRO

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