10th PAN Asia Farmers Exchange Program


Roma Salon, Manila Hotel – Manila, Philippines

Crop Life Asia and Crop Life Philippines in partnership with Biotechnology Coalition of the Philippines and SEARCA Biotechnology Information Center held a symposium and farm tour in several farm locations around the country.

Manila Hotel facade

Roma Salon

The awarding ceremony was held at the Roma Salon were certificate of attendance was awarded to the delegates. Roma Salon can accommodate between 40 to 60 participants at any given time . There was a short audio video presentation which highlighted the participants visit to the Philippines and a short message from Crop Life Philippines director .

delegates holding their certificate of attendance

Delegates from Malaysia, Taiwan, Vietnam, South Korea, Australia , Thailand, India and the Philippines had participated in the 4-day symposium .

Mr. Simeon Cuyson ( Crop Life -Philippines Executive Director ) received token from Assistant Professor Dr. Sirirat Sanyong of Thailand

Asia-Pacific delegates and Mr. Simeon Cuyson ( Executive Director ) Crop Life Philippines

Asian delegates

participants from the Philippines and Vietnam

Some of the delegates had already left after they got their certificate and were not able to join the cultural and historical tour of Intramuros .

buffet table

This year’s symposium started on March 14 to March 18, 2016 which highlighted a program and a cultural tour of the historic Intramuros , San Agustin Church and Casa de Manila .

San Agustin Church

group photo with the founder of Bambike

The welcome and opening cultural night  was held on March 14, 2016 at the Barbara’s Restaurants within Intramuros.

Participants of the symposium were given two and half hour of brief tour of Intramuros before going to their final stop over at SM Mall of Asia in the afternoon .



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