CEPALCO to host ECCP Forum on Urban Gardening and Agri Entrepreneurship

Posted by on Jul 8, 2019 in Announcements, Corporate News

CEPALCO to host ECCP Forum on Urban Gardening and Agri Entrepreneurship

ECCP Coffee Morning

A FORUM ON URBAN GARDENING AND AGRI ENTREPRENEURSHIP

9:00 – 11:00 AM | 19 July 2019 | Cepalco Admin Office, Cagayan De Oro

ECCP Members FREE | Non-Members Php 500

Urban Gardening has taken an interest among many Filipinos in the urban areas as shown in some surveys and researches. The Philippines ranks among the top 3 countries with the most number of searches on Google for the said topic alongside two European Countries: Austria and Switzerland.

This forum will talk about intentional strategic plan for growth of organic agriculture & urban gardening. It refers to a strategic mind set to develop organic agriculture. It also includes entrepreneurship as the key element of growth in small scale agriculture. The sharing includes an overview on the technical side of organic agriculture. It speaks about the interplay of four elements to compose an organic method, such as the farmer, the plants, livestock and good microbes. It explains how nature itself is the best substitute for harmful synthetic fertilizer and chemicals.

TARIFF:
ECCP Members – FREE
Non-Members – Php 500*
*price inclusive of event access and light snacks

SPEAKER

Mr. Loreto Leo S. Ocampos
President & CEO, Hoyohoy Highland Stone Chapel, Highland Machinery & Equipment Inc., Freedom Academy Corporation
A farmer and businessman who owns three companies and holds the position as President and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, namely : 1) Hoyohoy Highland Stone Chapel Corp, 2) O Highland Machinery & Equipment, Incorporated; 3) and the Freedom Academy Corporation.

He was in the academe for 26 years where he became Dean of College of Engineering and Graduate School of MBA in Misamis University. Into government service for 18 years becoming Vice Governor of the Province of Misamis Occidental and finally elected as Governor for 9 years; He also chaired the Regional Development Council-X for Six years.
Mr. Ocampos has been a farmer for more than 30 years now and made Hoyohoy Organic Farm as a School for Practical Agriculture (SPA) and Learning Site of the Agricultural Training Institute of the Dept. of Agriculture. The farm is also an accredited TESDA school in organic farming.  He is very active in the campaign for organic agriculture and presently he is the President of the Northern Mindanao Organic Agriculture Association.

For registration or inquiries, please contact Ms. Joanne Natindim at +639567398824 or email joanne.natindim@eccp.com.
Limited seats available.
Registration will be on a first-come-first served basis.  Only PAID participants can have seats secured.

** Full payment is required prior to or on the day of the event. Unpaid attendees and those with outstanding balances from previous events will not be granted access to the event.
** No shows will be billed at full cost
for both members (free pass) and non-members. Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours before the event.