ILDEX 2019 Forum in the Philippines

   VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific, the organizer of ILDEX Exhibitions together with British Pig Association, Big Dutchman led a knowledge-sharing forum and roadshow in Asia, under the name ‘ILDEX Forum, Philippines’ on 27 June 2019 at Century Park Hotel, Manila.

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At this event, the British Pig Association and BIG Dutchman, the leading companies in the livestock industry, are the key speakers. Mr.Nigel Overend, Council member, British Pig Association and Director, Deerpark A.I. Centre., present ‘Optimum profitability in pig breeding’.

Topic

  The forum topic is ‘Encouraging pig farmers to engage in the sustainable management of waste’ was presented by Mr.Patrick Ty, Managing Director, Big Dutchman (Philippines). From the organizer side, Mr.Heiko M. Stutzinger, Managing Director of VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific will deliver the open remarks at the beginning of the event.

This is the first time that VNU has moved into the Philippines and we are confident that the livestock market is still booming and has lots of business potential in the Southeast Asia region because over 40 seats have been reserved by local companies, members of the press, associations, farm owners and also the investment units of local banks.

The event was well attended despite of heavy rains in the late afternoon.

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.

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 .

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.

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

Horticulture Congress 2016

Gancayo Hall, Quezon Memorial Circle -Quezon City 

Philippine Horticultural Society Inc. in partnership with Quezon City government ,  Department of Agriculture , Villar Foundation ,  Unagrow , Del Monte -Philippines , EDSA Garden House , East West Seed Corporation ,King Louis  other plant societies  conducted a 2-day congress at the Gancacyco Hall or Senior Social Hall within Quezon Memorial Circle.

L-R Mr. Niel Maceda , Mr. Niel Ganigan , Mrs. Mundita Lim and Ms. Camille Bernabe

There are at least 150 participants from different plant societies , individual backyard hobbyists , educators , students and growers from different parts of the country.

sponsors 

There are also delegates from Bicol, Quezon , Isabela , Cagayan, Pangasinan , Negros and even in Davao. There are also some volunteers from League of Orchid Conservationists of the Philippines.

participants

 

Objectives of the Congress:
To initiate a dialogue with government agencies involved in horticulture, to
have a better understanding of government initiatives, and to discuss the
concerns of the private sector stakeholders.

To develop recommendations and resolutions for the development of the
horticultural industry.

To discuss the expanded role of the PHSI, celebrate its 40th anniversary, and
launch the coffeetable book “PHSI Through the Years”.

Horticulture Congress 2016 FB