Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Piddig exec attends yearend agribusiness confab

Manila—The Center for Food and Agri Business (CFA) of the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) held its ‘Year-end Food and Agribusiness’ conference with the theme “Sustainable Philippine Food and Agribusiness: How to shape the future?” on December 5, 2017 at Ortigas Center in Pasig City.

Among the speakers for the conference were Dr. Rolando Dy, executive director, Center for Food and Agri Business (CFA) who spoke about the agriculture scenarios in 2017-2018; Rosemarie Gumera, Sugar Regulatory Administration planning manager, spoke about the sugar industry; Philip Moran, Amici Foodservice Ventures, Inc chief operating officer and general manager spoke about the food service industry; Phillip Ong, Santeh Feeds Corporation president discussed the aquaculture industry; and Edwin Mapanao, Univet chief marketing officer, talked the animal health and nutrition industry.

Former Piddig mayor now consultant Engr. Eduardo “Eddie” Guillen, who expounded on his municipality’s best practices entitled: “Local Government as Enablers in Agribusiness.”

Government and private organizations earlier recognized the Piddig government for fulfilment of the convergence project of the different environmental agencies in protecting the ecosystem and upbringing consolidated farming in the province.

Meanwhile, the group is planning a bench-marking activity on sustainable agribusiness in Piddig in coordination with Piddig mayor Regina Salazar-Guillen. (Bernard Ver)

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