A New Narrative for Agriculture
Join AGREA’s Cherrie Atilano and 150+ policymakers, regulators, agribusiness and food industry leaders, academics, financiers and insurers from across Asia.The Economist: Feeding the Future Singapore 26 July 2019 Grand Hyatt SingaporeRegister before June 15th and take advantage of the saver rate Join the conversation on @EconomistEvents via #EconFTFThe United Nations predicts that by 2050 the global population will reach 9.8 billion. Adequately feeding such a large number of humans demands a hug... Read More...
Fri, May 31, 2019
BOAC, MARINDUQUE. Torrijos Poblacion School of Arts and Trades (TPSAT) currently holds Trainers Methodology Level I (TM1) training at the AGREA Farm School in Barangay Cawit of this municipality. TPSAT has secured funding from the TESDA Regional Office for the training of fifty (50) Marinduque-based participants upon request of the Marinduque Technical Vocational Institutions Association whose members come from both public and private tech-voc institutions in the province.“This TM1 tr... Read More...
Tue, May 21, 2019
PALMERSTON NORTH, NEW ZEALAND. Two Filipinos represent the Philippine delegation to the Food and Agribusiness Value Chains Short Course provided by the Massey University Palmerston North in New Zealand, funded by the NZ Aide Programme, administered by the NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and in partnership with AGREA Philippines and Leaders and Entrepreneurs in Agriculture Forum - LEAF. Attending the course in New Zealand are Rafael Seño, AGREA’s Communications and PR ... Read More...
Sat, April 27, 2019
PASAY CITY - Cherrie Atilano, AGREA’s Founding Farmer and President, was recognized as 2018 Ten Outstanding Young Men and Women of the Philippines (TOYM) – Honoree for Agribusiness, awarded at the GSIS Theatre, GSIS Financial Center, Pasay City on 9 April 2018. It was very relevant and inspiring to award the 2018 TOYM honorees on “Araw ng Kagitingan” or Day of Valor.TOYM is a once in a lifetime national award and recognition for Filipinos, who have shown exceptional leade... Read More...
Sun, April 21, 2019
San Isidro along with all other neighboring municipalities are facing a big challenge of food security. The influx of tourists has led to a high demand of products that have brought the costs of basic goods to a level never seen before. Since then, the criminality has risen especially crimes against property. The entire island of Siargao depends on the import of food products that come from the mainland. Read More...
Thu, April 11, 2019
One of the best, and cheapest, drought-resistant measures for gardens is applying mulch. Mulched gardens grow healthier, have more fertile soil, have fewer weeds, and have an overall enhanced visual appeal. A mulch is a layer of material applied to the surface of soil. When done properly, mulching allows us gardeners to spend less time watering, weeding, and fighting pest problems. READ: Take the Organic Agriculture NCII Course at the AGREA Farm SchoolHere are some of the functions and... Read More...
Fri, April 5, 2019
While sustainable farm tourism and agricultural livelihood are not usually synonymous with peace-building initiatives, the U.S. Embassy and AGREA are implementing a program that is effectively weaving those three themes: YSEALI GROW. Now in its third year, YSEALI GROW is a week-long leadership/agri-preneurship training that has so far enabled a total of 68 young leaders from Mindanao (18-25 years old) to recognize their potential. After the training and with seed money from the program... Read More...
Thu, April 4, 2019