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    Cherrie Atilano named U.N. nutrition ambassador

    Cherrie Atilano, a multi-awarded Filipina agriculture changemaker, was recently appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, to be a high-level ambassador of the UN Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement.Cherrie is a SUN Movement Lead Group member effective this year, until the year 2021. The SUN Movement is successfully catalyzing the fight against malnutrition in 60 countries, including the Philippines. Cherrie leads together with 26 ambassadors across the globe.Secr...  Read More...

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    The Garden Classroom now officially thrives in Siargao

    DAPA, SIARGAO – AGREA’s The Garden Classroom (TGC) officially thrives in “The Best Island in the World”: Siargao.A Memorandum of Agreement was signed between AGREA, represented by its CEO and President Cherrie Atilano, Office of Congressman Francisco Jose Matugas II, represented by Congressman “Bingo” Matugas, and Department of Education Siargao Island, represented by its Superintendent Ma. Teresa Real, on the 18th of August 2019, at the Teachers Training Center, Dapa, Siargao Island, Surigao de...  Read More...

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    School gardens bring us closer to food, life, and the future

    These real-life stories from remote school gardens give us glimpses of the future of agriculture, of rural communities, and that of our children. Recent advancements in society, technology in particular, has altered the paradigm of education in so many ways. As much as experiential learning is still a cornerstone of education, its application has taken a myriad of forms. Mostly, by technology integration – virtual reality, software, animations, applications, cut-outs, and projections,...  Read More...