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Written by EARTH Institute Asia Press Office   
Sunday, 24 May 2009 20:08

T he "Organic Revolution" is the theme of the 2nd Pinoy Organic Festival that will be held on May 29 to 31, 2009, at the AANI FTI Market in Taguig City, only one month after Kalikasan, Kaunlaran! featured “Going Organic: Challenges and  Opportunities” on April 29, 2009.  That is because the Philippines has joined the global “revolution” in adapting organic agriculture!

 

Although the organic sector is a young sector in Philippine agriculture, organic-food production is already one of the top-ten priority sectors for revenue development in the country. Now, its leading proponent, the Agri-Aqua Network International, Inc. (AANI), wants to ensure that the Philippines will succeed in this worldwide revolution that can make people live longer lives while protecting the environment.

 

The highlights of the Festival are the trade fair with organic producers from all over the country, launching and opening of the AANI Organic and Wellness Center and the Filipino Inventions Showroom, success stories of organic farmers and producers in the Philippines, and seminars and lectures on various organic agriculture topics.

 

To know more about the Festival and the global organic industry, tune in/watch Kalikasan, Kaunlaran! (KK!) on May 27, 2009, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Manila time), at DZRH-AM radio (666 in Metro Manila, other kHz nationwide), TV (Ch. 9 in Metro Manila, other cable TV channels nationwide), and  Internet (http://dzrh.tripod.com or http://dzrh.prepys.com).

 

 

G uests are Mr. Pol Rubia, vice president, AANI, Organizer of 2nd Pinoy Organic Festival and Ms. Jackie Alleje, World Board Member, International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM). Dr. Cora Claudio, president, EARTH Institute Asia, will moderate the discussion in conversational Tagalog-English.

 

Join the contests, campaigns and  projects of EARTH/KK! To join all, register as a KK! listener by texting 2299: earth<space>your message.

 

KK! co-producers are EARTH Institute Asia and  DZRH, with the support of Unilever, Unilab, Manila Water, Pilipinas Shell, FERN, Inc., Toby's Sports, Delbros Supply Chain Solutions, Yehey.Com, MAP, and  Brahma Kumaris, and  with the cooperation of GREEN Army, PFST, TOWNS, PBE, AIJC, PEIA, DENR, MabuhayRadio.com, SanibLakas, and  various egroups and  environment-caring groups/individuals.

 

* J oin the EARTHnetwork for Sustainable Living —a network of producers, sellers, and  consumers of eco-products for the wellness of people and  planet Earth-- from decorative herbal plants to electric vehicles. For inquiries and  requests for seminars, contact: 671-3266, 0917-829-1718, or earthinstitute@gmail.com.

 

The EARTHnetwork will have a booth at the Festival on May 29-31. Do visit it! 

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Last Updated on Sunday, 24 May 2009 20:15
 

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