Training Center Superintendent II Dr. Eden DLR. Bautista were among the fortunate delegate from the Philippines who attended the 2018 K-Smart Farm - Global Forum Business Dialogue held at Seoul, South Korea together with DA-RFO 6 Regional Executive Director Engr. Remelyn R. Recoter and staff.
The activity held on July 4 – 9, 2018 was sponsored by the Korea Agency of Education, Promotion and Information Service in Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (EPIS). It aimed to introduce advance smart farm technologies and successful examples to improve distinctive knowledge and competencies for agricultural policy making. The activity also serves as venue for the participants to establish network and find new opportunities for cooperation in the areas of agricultural trade and investment around the world.
The highlight of the activity was the signing of Memorandum of Agreement on “Enhancing Productivity and Producing High-Quality Tomato through Smart Greenhouse in the Philippines”. between the Department of Agriculture (DA) represented by Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol and Korea Agency of Education, Promotion and Information Service for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (EPIS).
Dr. Bautista’s participation on the said event was in preparation for the take-off of the implementation of projects in the Ati community of Boracay, Malay, Aklan which was announced by Secretary Piñol during his visit last July 27, 2018.