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Gerard C. Cordero

CY 2017 Gawad Saka Award, for the most Outstanding Coconut Farmer is Mr. Gerardo C. Cordero, 60-year-old from Brgy. Topland, Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Region XII.  Mr. Cordero is a retired government employee and graduate of BS Agriculture major in Agronomy.  He gained considerable knowledge and skills in coconut farming with his almost 20 years of involvement in the coconut industry as farmer, leader and entrepreneur.

In support to the proactive campaign for use of renewable energy and energy-saving strategies, the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) and Philippine National Oil Company -Renewables Corporation (PNOC RC) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) yesterday, March 22, 2016, for the installation of 80-kilowatt (kW) solar power project at the rooftop of PCA Building in Diliman, Quezon City.

Philippine Coconut Authority and the University of the Philippines sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Coconut Seed Farm Development Project (CSFDP).

 

The objective of this MOU is to explore collaboration, cooperation, and partnership between the PCA and UP in undertaking the Coconut Seed Farm Development Project (CSFDP) with the objective of enhancing the coconut seednut supply in the country for the sustainability of the coconut planting and replanting program of the PCA and the industry. The project proposes to promote the establishment of Coconut Seed Farms in available and suitable lands owned by UP.