Western Visayas Agri-Aqua Investment Forum, Nov. 9-10, 2016

An Agri-Aqua Investment forum will be held on Nov. 9-10, 2016 at the Diversion 21 Hotel in Mandurriao, Iloilo City, it was learned from Neptune Pittman of the Panay Organic Producers Association.

Cacao will be one of the crops to be discussed. Photo shows Rhaegee Tamaña posing with BR25, a recommended variety of cacao.
Cacao will be one of the crops to be discussed. Photo shows Rhaegee Tamaña posing with BR25, a recommended variety of cacao.

The forum will focus on accelerating investment for the global markets. It aims to bring together national and international business people who are inclined to invest in agricultural production in Iloilo and its neighboring provinces, specifically on commodities that include cacao, coffee, fruits and vegetables, livestock, poultry, swine farmed seafoods, aromatic/specialty rice.

Specialty rice could be produced for the export market.
Specialty rice could be produced for the export market.

A farm visit in the afternoon of the second day will be organized to showcase what Iloilo has in place which can be further expanded. A registration of P2,500 covers meals, investor’s kit and transportation for the tour. Neptune Pittman of the Panay Organic Producers Association can be contacted at 0916-235-2791.

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