Masaganang Agrikultura, Maunlad na Ekonomiya!

Courtesy Call of the New Ambassador of Chile to the Philippines (April 17, 2023)

Author: DA-AFID | 18 April 2023

Department of Agriculture (DA) Senior Undersecretary Domingo Panganiban welcomed and congratulated the recently appointed Ambassador of Chile to the Philippines, His Excellency Alvaro Jara Bucarey, during his courtesy visit to the DA on April 17, 2023.

The officials discussed agricultural and fisheries trade, strengthening cooperation, and implementing the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by the DA and the Chile Ministry of Agriculture.

They agreed to create a team of experts who will form the Joint Working Group to elevate the countries’ partnership in technological and scientific cooperation and trade and market access as stated in the MOU.

Undersecretary Panganiban expressed the country’s interest to expand its exports of agriculture and fishery products such as prepared or preserved tuna, pineapple products (preserved, prepared, fresh, or dried), seaweeds, copra oil, and desiccated coconuts, among others.

For his part, the Ambassador highlighted the importance of enriching the current trade, knowledge exchange, and cooperation especially in the agriculture and fishery sector. ### (photos by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)