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    Cherrie Atilano, newest Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition director

    Cherrie Atilano, the Founding Farmer, CEO and President of AGREA Agricultural Systems International Inc. is one of the newest members of the Board of Directors of GAIN, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition. The Board of Directors is the highest decision-making body of GAIN. The board members consist of unaffiliated individuals who are appointed in their personal capacity and are drawn from leading development and scientific organisations.   Read More...

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    Jobs, food and nutrition: The Philippines’ pivot to invest in agriculture

    Cherrie Atilano is the Founding Farmer, President and CEO of AGREA International, an agro-social enterprise that aims to help eradicate poverty for farming and fishing families in the Philippines. She is also a member of the Scaling Up Nutrition Lead Group and GAIN Board member. She provides us some ground-truthing of COVID-19 impacts in the Philippines in relation to jobs and livelihoods, and food security and nutrition.   Read More...

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    Free farming education plus benefits await less fortunate youth through UAQTEA

    BOAC, MARINDUQUE. Less fortunate individuals in Marinduque Philippines can now avail of free technical-vocational training in Agricultural Crops Production NCII plus a myriad of benefits by enrolling at the AGREA Farm School through TESDA’s Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (UAQTEA) program.Signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte in 2017, UAQTEA grants free tuition to students of all state universities and colleges (SUCs) in the country. The same law applies to high s...  Read More...