The Agraryo Trade Fair ( ATF), now on its 8th year, takes pride in gathering the best enterprises and products of Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) and Agrarian Reform Areas have to offer.
The events theme: “Enterprising Agrarian Reform Communities: Creating Jobs, Empowering Farmers, and Ensuring Food Security” started on June 3 and will end on Sunday, June 7, 2009 at the Megatrade Hall 2, 5th Level The Summit Mega B, SM Megamall, EDSA cor. Julia Vargas, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila. Entrance is free!
Organized by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), the trade fair will feature the fruits of one of the relevant structured social justice program in the country, the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program, (CARP). Furthermore, it highlights the significant achievements of the DAR, in partnership with the Philippine Fruit and Vegetables Industries and civil societies stakeholders in assisting the ARBs from all over the country to showcase their creativity and entrepreneurial spirit, to respond to the present economic challenges. By engaging in entrepreneurial endeavors, the ARBs are able to secure jobs, increase incomes, and ensure economic and food security at the household and community levels.
Among the innovative products of ARBs includes fresh and processed poultry and meat products, food ingredients and additives, beverages, vegetable products, delicacies, jams, candles, packaging materials, furniture, native handicrafts, novelty items and organic products, among others.
This year, the organizers will also launch the Festival of Communities, a series of competitions that will showcase the benefits of the Agrarian Reform Communities, using the arts as medium.
Included in the line-up are video documentary showing and on-the-spot poster making competition.
There will also be a host of special events such as market/investment matching session, cooking demonstrations, photo exhibits of DAR’s programs and projects, and seminars on product development and market trends.
Attend the 8th Agraryo trade fair and have the opportunity to network with manufacturers and get the best quality products at whole sale prices!
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