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Data for nutrient analysis for composting process

Requested from BPI by E. Latina at 07:36 PM on Dec 12, 2022.
Purpose: Research and development
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2021 - 12/12/2022
Tracking no: #BPI-995987858913

Latina 07:36 PM, Dec 12, 2022

Good day! 

I want to inquire about information regarding nutrient analysis for composting process.

Thank you so much!

Officer 02:22 PM, Dec 14, 2022

December 14, 2022

Dear Ellen Joy,

Thank you for your request dated Dec 12, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Data for nutrient analysis for composting process.

We received your request on Dec 12, 2022 and will respond on or before Jan 02, 2023 07:36:02 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEEJQSS05OTU5ODc4NTg5MTMM, for request with ticket number #BPI-995987858913.

Thank you.


FOI  Receiving Officer
FOI Officer

Latina 01:37 PM, Jan 02, 2023

Good day! 

I am writing this reply to respectfully ask for an update regarding my request last December 12, 2022 about nutrient analysis on composting process, and here is the ticket no; BPI-995987858913

Thank you so much!

Division 04:00 PM, Jan 04, 2023

January 4, 2023

Dear Ellen Joy Latina,


Thank you for your request dated Dec 12, 2022 07:36:02 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Data for nutrient analysis for composting process.

Response to Request

We apologized for the late response. Please be informed that the best way to assess the nutrient content of compost is through laboratory soil fertility testing. If you are residing in NCR, you may inquire at Bureau of Soils and Water Management - Laboratory Services Division. You may also inquire at Division of Soil Science of Agricultural Systems Institute, College of Agriculture and Food Science, university of the Philippines - Los Baños if you are more proximate to Laguna. Here are the contact details of the abovementioned agency/institute:
Bureau of Soils and Water Management-Laboratory Services Division
Email: laboratory@bswm.da.gov.ph
Contact # : +63 905 9094 525

Division of Soil Science, ASI, CAFs, UP Los Baños
Email: asi.uplb@up.edu.ph
Contact # : +63 49 536 5282; 536 3229

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.


Crop Research and Production Support Division
FOI Receiving Officer

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