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Palawan hosts 7th Regional Organic Agriculture Congress

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The province of Palawan has hosted the 7th Regional Organic Agriculture Congress last September 24.

The event carried the theme, “Organikong Agrikultura sa Kumikitang Kabuhayan para sa Kalusugan at Kapaligiran” and was attended by the more than 200 delegates from the MIMAROPA Region.

“Ang pagtitipon ay suportado ni Gobernador Jose Chaves Alvarez ng Pamahalaang Panlalawigan na patuloy na isinusulong ang pagkakaroon ng magandang ani at magandang kabuhayan ng mga magsasaka at mangingisdang Palawenyo,” the Capitol said.

Regional Technical Director Dr. Louella Rowena J. Lorenzana spearheaded the opening of the event together with Dr. Romeo Cabungcal og Provincial Agricuturist Office as well as representatives from Puerto Princesa LGU.

“Ang congress na ito is for the promotion of Organic Agriculture and this is an option to help our farmers get a premium price for organically grown products,” Regional Director Dr. Louella Rowena J. Lorenzana was quoted as saying.

The said congress aims to educate the participants with organic farming.

“Ang kahalagaan nito ay nagkaroon ng pagtitipon-tipon ang lahat ng organic farming practitioners dito sa lalawigan ng Palawan. Magkakaroon sila ng mga pag-uusap at palitan ng mga ideya na pwedeng makatulong sa kanilang patuloy na pagsasagawa ng organic farming,” said Dr. Romeo Cabungcal from Provincial Agriculturist Office.

“Ang organic agriculture ay isa sa mga ipinapatupad na proyekto para maitaas ang antas ng produksyon and at the same time pangalagaan din ang kalikasan at kalusugan ng bawat mamayang palawenyo,” he added