27th South Luzon Area Business Conference (SOLABC)

Maraming salamat sa Albay Chamber of Commerce and Industry sa imbitasyon sa akin, para maging bahagi ng event na ito, ang 27th South Luzon Area Business Conference (SOLABC). I am glad to be here with all of you. Alam nyo naman na basta usaping agrikultura ay interesado ako at prayoridad ko. First of all, I [...]

17th National Vegetable Congress in Davao

Maraming salamat sa mga miyembro ng Vegetable Industry Council of Southern Mindanao,  Inc. (VICSMIN) sa imbitasyon. Masaya akong maging parte ng 17th National Vegetable Congress (17th NVC) here in Davao. I commend VICSMIN and the Department of Agriculture-Davao Region as well as its other event partners and sponsors for bringing together the vegetable industry stakeholders [...]

Siquijor Coconut Farmer Leaders & Industry Stakeholders Dialogue

Maraming salamat kay Rep. Ramon Rocamora sa imbitasyon para maging bahagi ng pagtitipon ninyo ngayong araw dito sa Siquijor, ang Coconut Farmer Leaders and Industry Stakeholders Dialogue. Masaya akong makasama kayong lahat ngayong araw. Alam nyo naman na basta usaping agrikultura ay prayoridad ko. Katulad ng lagi kong pinapaalala, ang ating bansa ay isang agricultural [...]

CamSur Business Expo—Bicol Agri Summit

Maraming salamat sa Camarines Sur Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (CSCCI) at sa  Provincial Government of Camarines Sur sa imbitasyon upang maging bahagi ng event na ito na parte ng CamSur Business Expo— ang Bicol Agri Summit. Alam nyo naman na basta usaping agrikultura aty prayoridad ko. bilang kasalukuyang chairperson of the Senate Committee [...]

32nd National Coconut Week & 1st World Coconut Congress

Thank you very much to the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) for inviting me to be part of the 32nd National Coconut Week and the 1st World Coconut Congress. I am happy to be here with all of you and I hope you will have another successful celebration of Coco Week this year. Of course, we [...]

One-Day Forum & Oath-Taking Ceremony of COOP-NATTCO Partylist

Maraming salamat sa Cooperative NATCCO Network Party, Inc. o COOP-NATTCO Partylist sa imbitasyon para maging bahagi ng One-Day Forum na ito at ng oath-taking ceremonies mamaya. Masaya ako na makasama kayong lahat ngayong araw. Ang Coop-NATCCO bilang representate ng mga  marginalized farmers at nga kanila mga cooperatives nationwide ay isa sa mga organisasyon na kapareho [...]

Committee Hearing of American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines-Agribusiness Committee

Thank you very much to American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, especially its Agribusiness Committee for inviting me to be part of this Committee Hearing to talk about the “Impact of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) on the Philippine Agriculture”. As well all know, the government’s tax reform package has been [...]

4th National Conference on Sustainable Development & 5th Palawan Research Symposium

Thank you very much to the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) and its partners— Palawan Knowledge Platform for Biodiversity and Sustainable Development and, the Jeju Island BR- Asia Climate Change Education Center (Korea)—for inviting me to be part of this 4th National Conference on Sustainable Development & 5th Palawan Research Symposium. I am glad [...]

Commemoration of the 100th Birthday of Nelson Mandela

Thank you very much to the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) for holding the Commemoration of the 100th Birthday of Nelson Mandela here at the Las Piñas-Parañaque Wetland Park via a tree-planting activity, which as you know, we regularly do here. Thank you that UNIC and its partners have decided to focus your subsequent environmental [...]

Forum on Waste = Resource to Inclusive Circular Economy

Thank you very much to the Department of Science & Technology’s Philippine Textile Research Institute (DOST-PTRI) for inviting me to be part of this event and for organizing this “Forum on Waste = Resource to Inclusive Circular Economy” during this year’s National Science & Technology Week (NSTW). This forum is really very timely and responsive [...]