Best of PH coconut products showcased at DC Filipino food fest

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The best of Philippine coconut products made a splash in the first-ever Taste the Philippines DC Filipino Food Festival held at the District Wharf on June 22. The Philippine Embassy, through the Office of the Agriculture Attaché, showcased an array of coconut products samples of which were enjoyed by festival-goers. Among those products sampled […]

San Isidro to be the cacao capital of Davao del Norte

Local agricultural players pledged to make the municipality of San Isidro become the “cacao capital of Davao del Norte” in a stakeholders forum organized by the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) last June 19. Representatives from the local government, business sector, community leaders, farmers and PEF trustees as well as its program committee members met […]

Thriving Bukidnon coffee industry gets a boost from public and private sectors

With recognition from foreign competitions and expos, it is truly evident that Bukidnon coffee is a certified world-class. It’s no wonder why the coffee industry in the province is continuously gaining support from the local government. On April 13- 14, Lorna Libante, a farmer member of Bayanihan Millennium Multipurpose Cooperative (BMMPC), showcased her Robusta coffee […]

What SDGs?

I remember a quiz show where someone was asked: “What are the SDGs?” And the contestant had a look that was not only puzzled, but scared. Because maybe, he never heard about the SDGs and thought it was some disease coming like the Swine Flu or H1N1. Many business people still are unaware that the […]