November 18, 2015 — ABF hosted the visit of Farmers and Staff from Afghanistan’s Ministry of Agriculture today. The visit was part of the customized Training on Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources Management, implemented by the International Institute for Rural Reconstruction, funded by the Asian Development Bank.
The delegates were particularly interested in fruit and forest tree planting material propagation techniques but were also briefed on the ecosystem of enablers where some initiatives are still primarily private-sector driven. ABF also shared some CSR projects which our guests, who are currently running programs for women empowerment, admired.
Pleased to hear that they learned a lot from the visit. They wished us all the best as we bid them farewell before moving on to their next destination.
Before ABF, the group also visited Senator Kiko Pangilinan’s Organic Farm in Silang, Cavite.