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ASEAN Agriculture Summit 2017

 

With the theme, “Agripreneurship: The Gamechanger towards Prosperity for All”, the Philippines hosted the ASEAN Agriculture Summit, through the initiative of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council chaired by Mr. Joey Concepcion.

The event kicked off with an Opening Ceremony with keynote messages from Senator Cynthia A. Villar, Dr. William D. Dar of the InangLupa Movement, Inc, and Mr. Concepcion.

The summit serves as a venue to bring together and mobilize key ecosystem stakeholders into crafting and actualizing an integrated framework for agripreneurship that is integral to achieving prosperity. Agripreneurship is a sustainable strategy to alleviate poverty, accelerate growth, and promote rural development throughout the region.

Dr. Nicomedes P. Eleazar, director of the Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) attended the event with Mr. Anthony B. Obligado, head of the BAR-Technology Commercialization Division. ###

The Philippines hosted the ASEAN Agriculture Summit, through the initiative of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council.