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Agri-Mechanization Summit (Opportunities for India-Philippines Industry-Academe Linkages towards Food Security in the Philippines) on 23 November 2021

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Agri-Mechanization Summit
(Opportunities for India-Philippines Industry-Academe
Linkages towards Food Security in the Philippines)

The Embassy of India, Manila in coordination with the University of Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is organizing the first ever India-Philippines Agri-Mechanization Summit (Opportunities for India-Philippines Industry-Academe Linkages towards Food Security in the Philippines)  on 23 November 2021 from (1:00 PM-4:00 PM). The Manila Times is the social media partner for this summit. The conference will be live on the facebook page of UPLB (https://www.facebook.com/UPLBOfficial )

The conference will be graced with the presence of H.E. William Dar, Secretary of Agriculture; H.E. Shambhu S Kumaran, Ambassador of India to the Philippines; H.E. Ramon S. Bagatsing Jr Ambassador of the Philippines to India; Dr. Jose V. Camacho Jr, Chancellor,  University of Philippines Los Baños; and Mr. Danilo V. Fausto, President, Philippine Chamber of Agriculture and Food Inc. (PCAFI). 

The conference is structured to be outcome oriented with participation of major stakeholders from both India and Philippines as resource speakers and participants. The distinguished speakers are Engr. Ariodear C. Rico, Director, Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Engineering (BAFE); Dr. Baldwin G. Jallorina, Director, Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PHILMECH); Dr. Ronel S. Pangan, Director, Center for Agri-Fisheries and Biosystems Mechanization (BIOMECH), CEAT, UPLB; Dr. Arthur L. Fajardo, Director, Agricultural Machinery Testing and Evaluation Center (AMTEC); Mr. Joel R. Panagsagan, President, Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers & distributors Association (AMMDA); Mr Rajiv Wahi, Chief Executive, International Business, Escorts Agri Machinery; Mr. Durgendra Prasad Verma, VST Tractors and Tillers India; Mr. Ravindra Dolare, President, Ecozen Solutions Pvt. Ltd; Mr. Manohar Sambandam, CEO, Green Robot Machinery Private Limited; Mr. Arsenio Toto Barcelona, Chairman, Harbest Agribiz Corporation; Mr. T R Kesavan, Chairman, FICCI National Agriculture Committee & Group President, TAFE Ltd; and Mr. Tushar Jain, Panel Convenor – Agricultural Machinery Panel, EEPC India and Mr Nishikant Singh, First Secretary (Economic and Commerce), Embassy of India.

This outcome driven summit aims to promote greater participation in each others shared journey of prosperity through sustained agricultural growth and enhanced food security through agri-farm mechanization. The interested participants from Philippines can join this event by doing registration at https://tinyurl.com/agrimechsummit . For any clarification/query regarding participation in the event, email may be sent at com2.manila@mea.gov.in.

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17 November 2021
Manila

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