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Harvest What You Sow: Strategic Investment Plans for Banana and Coconut Products

By DCCP on Friday, July 30, 2021 - 10:00 to 12:00 in online


Harvest What You Sow: Strategic Investment Plans for Banana and Coconut products

July 30, 2021|10:00am-12:00nn| via Zoom

 

The Philippines is one of the many countries that export  goods to the world. Coconut and Banana are some of the main agricultural exports in the country. The Philippines ranks second in the total number of coconut trees and it exports large volumes of its production making it first in the export of coconut oil. On the other hand, the banana is second in volume and value compared to the coconut. Mindanao has traditionally held the greater share of banana production due mainly to its available land for production. Different companies and farmer cooperatives along with various stakeholders in the supply chain for both crops were consulted in the formulation of the Regional Strategic Investment Plan (RSIP) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) XI under the Rural Agro-Industrial Partnership for Inclusive Development (RAPID) Growth project.

The ECCP, in partnership with its Agriculture Committee, DTI XI and FREEDOM, Inc., join us in the webinar entitled “Harvest What You Sow: Strategic Investment Plans for Banana and Coconut products” on  July 30, 2021 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 NN via Zoom platform. This webinar will discuss the current situation for coconut and banana in Region XI, investment opportunities and how this RAPID Growth Project will benefit the anchor firms and farmers in the said region.

 

Indicative Program

10:00 am to 10:05 am:  Opening Remarks: Mr. Florian Gottein/ ECCP Executive Director

10:05 am to 10:10 am:  Keynote Speech: Sec. Ramon Lopez/ Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry

10:10 am to 10:15 am: Introduction of Speakers: Mr. Antonio Peralta/ ECCP SMBC Chairman

10:15 am to 10:25 am: Brief Introduction of RAPID Growth Program: Ms. Maria Belenda Q. Ambi/ Regional Director

10:25 am to 10:45 am: Regional Strategic Investment Plan for Banana Industry: FREEDOM, Inc.

10:45 am to 11:05 am: Regional Strategic Investment Plan for Coconut Industry: FREEDOM, Inc.

11:05 am to 11:35 am: Open Forum

11:35 am: End of Program

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Tickets:

Members – Free

Non-Members – PHP1000

To register please email: dutchchamberofcommerce@gmail.com

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