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ECCP Membership Luncheon Meeting with Agriculture Secretary William Dar

Author: DA Communications Group | 7 December 2019

Agriculture Secretary William Dar presented his “New Thinking” for Philippine agriculture to the members of the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) on December 6, 2019 in Makati Shangri-la, Makati City.

During the meeting, Secretary Dar presented the ongoing and planned activities at the Department of Agriculture (DA) under his watch. He also urged the ECCP members to invest in agriculture especially in the provision of production, processing, marketing technologies, and agripreneurship.

Other areas that Dar raised during the meeting included updates on African Swine Fever (ASF), attracting the young generations to engage in agriculture, crop diversification program, among others.

The ECCP is a bilateral foreign group that promotes European interests in the Philippines and vice versa. Headed by Mr. Nabil Francis, it has nearly 800 members offering business network that can translate to business opportunities. (Photos by Rita dela Cruz, DA Communications Group)