Showing posts from October, 2014


Veteran Broadcaster and former Philippine Vice President Noli “Kabayan” de Castro visited PAGASA’s STC at one of his stores to shoot for TV Patrol’s 2-day Special Edition coverage of the compounding problems resulting from Port Congestion. His comprehensive report takes him to the ports and the supply chains affected by lack of infrastructure needed to sustain a growing economy.


On the very early morning of 20 Oct. 2014, PAGASA’s STC was invited to be the lone guest for the segment popularized by ace broadcaster Anthony Taberna at ABS-CBN’s morning show Umagang kay Ganda. Tackled was the irritable issue of Port Congestion and its ill-effects supply and prices nearing Christmas.


  PAGASA held its 3 rd Quarter Board Meeting at the lobby of the Peninsula Hotel on 11 October 2014. Topics of Immediate concern and  interest to the Industry was discussed that evening over pomp and fanfare.

Agrilink, Foodlink, Aqualink at the World Trade Center

At the Opening of its 21 st Edition at the World Trade Center on 9 Oct. 2014, Agrilink, Foodlink, Aqualink once again filled the halls with visitors to the rafters. By noon time, a press conference was held attended by no less than Department of Agriculture Sec. Proceso J. Alcala (4 th from Left) and PAGASA’s STC at the right-end of the Head Table. Sec. Alcala has attended all of this Show’s Openings since he sat as Head of the DA to show the DA’s partnership with the organizer, The Foundation for Resource Linkage and Development, Inc. (FRLD). PAGASA has been a Co-Organizer of this endeavor since 1999 and STC was appointed as the Show’s Chairman in 2007.

Resource Speaker for UPLB Seminar-Workshop

On 1 Oct. 2014, STC was invited by the University of the Philippines-Los Baños (UPLB) academic community to a Roundtable Discussion on Food Security at the Offices of the Department of Agriculture, Elliptical Road, QC. Attending were the Deans and Professors of the different colleges at UPLB. Two of the Deans and a Dir. from the DA later awarded STC with a plaque and a token gift for his presentation on Marketing’s Important Role in getting fresh produce to the consumer’s table entitled: “Marketing and Post-Harvest.”