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Lunes, Setyembre 10, 2018
AGREA to hold first LEAF 2018
In the continuous pursuit to champion the agricultural sector, AGREA together with Go Negosyo, New Zealand Embassy, Forest Foundation Philippines, Landbank, Jollibee Group Foundation, and San Miguel Corporation will bring Leaders and Entrepreneurs in Agriculture Forum (LEAF 2018) this September 29 & 30 at the Taal Vista Hotel, Tagaytay, Philippines.
This program is line with the advocacy of the upcoming ASEAN Agriculture Summit 2018 that will present ongoing developments in agriculture enterprises that operate using the inclusive business and 3Ms, in return encourages policy adjustment and system transformation for the agribusinesses.
With the theme Redefining + Revitalizing Agriculture, LEAF 2018 will demonstrate that there are myriads of possibilities in agriculture whether on and off the farm.
ASEAN Business Advisory Council Philippines (ASEAN BAC PH) Chairman and Go Negosyo Founder Joey Concepcion will be one of the notable speakers for the first forum which is Agripreneurship: Turning farming into a creative and lucrative business, together with invited speakers Steve Benitez (Bo’s Coffee), Johan Boden (TAEL Partners), Helianti Hilman (JAVARA Indonesia), Ma. Gisela Tiongson (Jollibee Group Foundation), Rei Yoon (Soil and Soul Organic Movement Inc.), Julian Barcelona (Harbest), Mon Peñalosa (Peñalosa Farms) Jean-Marc Debricon (Alterfin & Green Shoots Foundation), Hindy Tantoco-Weber (Holy Carabao), Melanie Teng-Go (Holy Carabao), Gigi Pontejos-Morris (MoCA Family Farm Learning Center), Hon. Junaflor "Sweet" Cerilles (Mayor and Community Leader), Rhodora Palomar-Fresnedi, (Sunshine Farms) and Dr. William Dar (Inang Lupa).
Amor Maclang (Geiser Maclang Marketing Communications, Inc.), Dr. Dileep Guntuku (Seed Science Center – Iowa State University), Johan Janssen (Joomla!), Paul Voutier (Grow ASIA), Dr. Jaime Aristotle Alip (Cardbank - MRI), Angus Yip (Vagrant Limited), Dr. Karen Barroga (PhilRice), Simon Bakker (Kennemer Foods), Dr. Thanh My Nguyen (Rynan Smart Fertilizers), Antonio Causing (Leonie Agri Corporation - Pascual Laboratories), Rex Puentespina (Malagos Chocolates), and Johan Boden (TAEL Partners) will be the speakers for Forum 2: Agritech: Evolving the way people farm and improving the agricultural value chain through 21st-century science and technology.
Lastly, forum three entitled: Agritourism: Integrating farms into leisure and lifestyle, bringing back to a greater understanding of the food sources and connecting people to the producers will showcase speakers such as Catherine Brillantes-Turvill (Nature Wellness Village), Thomas Murillo & Thelma Murillo (Gorgeous Farms + The Wild Juan), Eric and Babie Atanacio (Terra Verde Ecofarm), Prof. Willy Arcilla (Business Mentors, Inc.) and Josephine Costales (Costales Nature Farms).