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“Organic Agriculture: A Major Step Toward Sustainability” on Wednesday, May 26 @ 1830H (RP Time) in Kalikasan, Kaunlaran! PDF Print E-mail
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Sections - Ecology and the Environment
Written by EARTH Institute Asia Press Office   
Monday, 24 May 2010 07:29

 

Organic Agriculture: A Major Step Toward Sustainability on Wednesday, May 26 @ 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Manila Time) in Kalikasan, Kaunlaran! at DZRH-AM radio (666 in Metro Manila, other kHz nationwide), various TV stations (Ch. 9 in Metro Manila, other cable TV channels nationwide), & Internet http://dzrh.prepys.com or http://dzrh.tripod.com.

 

T he Philippines has just taken a major step toward sustainable agriculture with the passage of Republic Act 10068, the “Organic Agriculture Act of 2010.” This new law stipulates that “it is a state policy to promote, propagate, and further develop the practice of organic farming in the Philippines.”

 

That’s good news—not only for the agriculture sector but also for all who want to eat healthy food. It is a reason to celebrate. Hence, the Agri-Aqua Network International & the One Organic Movement of the Philippines, with the support of the Department of Agriculture,  are inviting all to celebrate this good news at the 3RD PINOY ORGANIC FESTIVAL, which will be held on May 28-30, 2010, at the AANI Herbal Garden & Livelihood Center, Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City. This annual event will be a special one this year—with discussions on how the new law could be implemented with real benefits, especially to farmers.

 

E ARTH Institute Asia and Kalikasan, Kaunlaran!  (KK!) will join the celebration starting May 26, 2010, Wednesday, at 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Manila time) at DZRH-AM radio (666 in Metro Manila, other kHz nationwide), various TV stations (Ch. 9 in Metro Manila, other cable TV channels nationwide), & Internet http://dzrh.prepys.com or http://dzrh.tripod.com.

 

Guests are: Engr. Pol Rubia, vice president for Operations, Agri Aqua Network International, Inc.; Dr. Isagani Cathedral, chairman, Kasama Ka Organik Cooperative, and Jay Corpuz, convenor, One Organic Philippines and secretary, Organic Producers and Trade Association. Moderator: Dr. Cora Claudio, president, EARTH Institute Asia.

 

EARTH Institute Asia, with its EARTH Network for Sustainable Living, will also join the Organic Festival with a booth showcasing some of the organic products of its members and some technologies (e.g., solar dryer-oven) for producing/processing organic products. Those interested to join the EARTH Network are invited to visit its booth at the Organic Festival.

 

Join the Quiz, contests, campaigns and projects of EARTH & KK! To join all, register at 2299: earth<space>your message.  Hear various available overseas jobs in the US, Malaysia, Qatar, Abu Dhabi, and other countries that are now open for application of skilled individuals aged 21 to 40 years old.

 

EARTH Institute Asia and DZRH co-produce KK!, with the support of Unilever, Air21, Toby's Sports, Le Cellier French Wine Selection, Management Association of the Philippines (MAP), and   Brahma Kumaris, & with the cooperation of various organizations--GREEN Army, PFST, TOWNS, PBE, AIJC, MAP AgriBusiness & Countryside Development Foundation, PEIA, DENR, MabuhayRadio.com, Kopos MedX Int’l., LMKC International Recruitment, Inc., and other groups & individuals. 

 

Inquiries: 671-3266, 0917-829-1718, or earthinstitute@gmail.com. # # #

 

 



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