Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Undersecretary for Attached Agencies Rodolfo C. Garcia (left) and Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau (ERDB) Director Henry Adornado (right) turn over the flag of the National Biotechnology Week (NBW) to the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), represented by Undersecretary for External and Legislative Affairs Ricojudge Janvier Echiverri (inset), as chair of the 17th NBW celebration in November. On behalf of Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu, Garcia said the DENR is hopeful that with the DILG as the lead, local government units will “mobilize popular support for biotechnology as a driver of sustainable development.” The virtual turnover was held on March 4, 2021. ###