Conclusion of the 11th Pan-Asia Farmers Exchange Program

The Pan-Asia Farmers Exchange Program of the FX Program is a platform of knowledge sharing and exchange on agricultural plant biotechnology .

The exchange program brings together farmers and other stakeholders from Asia to learn about plant biotechnology through first-hand experience by visiting plant biotech commercial farms and R&D biotech facilities; and interacting with farmers, scientists, media and policymakers.

Pan Asia Farmers

The culmination part of the activity was held at the iconic Manila Hotel where certificate of attendance were given to the participants.

The culmination activities includes visits to farms, technology transfer , helping farmers earn a better living , creating more nutritious, accessible foods, controlling yield-robbing pests , delivering more effective plant breeding methods, awarding of the certificate to the participants .

Heritage Tours around Manila

Cultural heritage tour within San Agustin Church , Plaza San Luis complex and Casa Manila. After the exciting tour , the group headed for Sm Mall of Asia in Pasay City to spend the late afternoon shopping and strolling around for their final tour of the city.

participants at the San Agustin Church and Museum

The event was hosted by the Philippines from March 20 to 24, 2017 .

Website : https://croplife.org/

Monsanto Philippines :http://www.monsanto.com/whoweare/pages/philippines.aspx

Slice of Pastries by Classic Confections at Solenad 3 , Laguna

Slice of cakes , cookies , almond crunch, Nono’s Chocolate Oblivion are just some of the popular desserts of Classic Confections . We visited their store outlet at Solenad 3, Nuvali in Santa Rosa City , Laguna province.

Classic Confections

The first branch opened at 2nd Floor, Greenbelt 5, Legaspi Street, Legaspi Village, Nuvali , Laguna is their 2nd branch and they will be opening next month at UP Town Center.

Almond crunch 

Almond Crunch comes in 3 packs (100 grams) ,(250 grams) , (350 grams)  while 450 grams can be pre-ordered . The sweet treats are ideal for giveaways .

cookies

hand crafted cookies were also on sale at their branches