ILAARRDEC attended the FIESTA on Native Chicken in Zamboanga City
ILAARRDEC secretariat graciously attended the Farms and Industry Encounters through the Science and Technology Agenda (FIESTA) for Zampen Native Chicken last November 22-23, 2016 at the KCC Mall de Zamboanga organized and sponsored by the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) and the Western Mindanao Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development Consortium (WESMAARRDEC).
The two-day event highlighting the commercialization of purified Zampen Native Chicken; dissemination of technology to farmer cooperators and entreprenuers through the PCAARRD & Western Mindanao State University (WMSU) experts; MOA signing between WMSU, PCAARRD, Technology Generator and Adopters; and launching of the new registered trademark "Manok ZamPen". Moreover, various competion like cooking contest, poster making, and photo shoot was also done in the said event.
PCAARRD Deputy Executive Director for Research Dr. Edwin C. Villar together with the other WMSU & PCAARRD officials & guests led the cutting of the ribbon ceremony for the exhibit showcasing the native chicken technology.
The FIESTA was attended by various participants coming from the different agencies, local government units, and consortia nationwide.