ZCCIFI to hold agri-biz fair, candidates forum on Dec. 6 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 29 November 2012 14:45

The Zamboanga Chamber of Commerce and Industry Foundation, Inc. (ZCCIFI), in partnership with the Department of Agriculture-9, Department of Trade and Industry-9 and the Zamboanga city government will host the 2012 Zamboanga Peninsula Agri-Business Conference and Trade Fair & Exhibit  on Dec. 6, 2012, 9 a.m. at the Astoria Plaza, Grand Astoria Hotel, this city.

Under the theme, “Private Public Partnership for Agri-Business Prosperity in the Region”, the 2012 Zamboanga Peninsula Agri-Business Conference and Trade Fair & Exhibit aims to provide the venue for all stakeholders in agriculture and the processed fish industry in the region to enhance their capacity for a sustainable agricultural development through the food security program of the government to alleviate poverty.  The conference will also provide participants with ideas on best practices in the industry, as well as provide expanded business network and market linkages.

At 6:30 p.m. on the same day and same venue, the ZCCIFI will again host another event, the General Assembly of all business organizations in the City of Zamboanga.  One of highlights of this event is the Zamboanga City Mayoralty Candidates Forum. It will be an occasion for the business sector to hear the candidates present their economic plans and programs to promote business and economic progress for our city.

The Chamber is inviting all key players in agriculture and the processed fish industry, and its allied sectors, farmers, producers and producers cooperatives, businessmen and traders, technology and services providers and input suppliers, academe, domestic and foreign buyers, and representatives of the city government, local government units and government line agencies to participate in this event.

For more information, contact ZCCIFI Executive Director Gary B. Paloma through the following contact details: (062) 991-0190 or zamboanga.chamber@yahoo.com.