Beyond Buzzwords: Transforming Philippine Agriculture!

16th National Organic Agriculture Congress

Author: DA Communications Group | 12 November 2019

Agriculture Secretary William Dar attended the 16th National Organic Agriculture Congress (NOAC), held on November 12, 2019 in Alfonso, Cavite wherein he presented organic agriculture as an opportunity to earn profitably while ensuring food security and agricultural sustainability in the country.

The Agri chief urged for the streamlining and simplifying of processes involved in securing certification of organic produce and organic fertilizer standards and explained that aside from focusing on production alone, priority must be accorded to the processing, value-adding, and marketing.

Themed “OA4K: Organikong Agrikultura sa Kumikitang Kabuhayan para sa Kalusugan at Kapaligiran,” NOAC presented sessions on knowledge sharing, skills enhancement, and marketing opportunities, converging various stakeholders and supporters of the organic agriculture industry. (Photos by Paulo Emmanuel Ajose)