DA Lecture Fora 2010


These two-hour lecture-fora focus on policy issues, agricultural development challenges, and science-based solutions that will equip participants to stay on top of new issues for decision-making, planning, and action.

Intended Participants

Executives and mid-level managers and professional staff of the Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA)

Participation is by invitation only

Date and Venue

Every last Wednesday of July, August, September, and October 2010

DA Head Office, Quezon City, Philippines


  • Philippine Department of Agriculture
  • Ateneo School of Government (ASoG), Ateneo de Manila University
  • University of Asia and the Pacific School of Management (UA&P SMN)
  • UPecon Foundation, Inc.

Contact Person

Ms. Nova A. Ramos, Training Specialist


Tel.: (+63-49) 536 2365 to 67, local 125/417


Past DA Lecture Handouts

Date Topic Speaker/Institution
Oct 27 Governance, Decentralization and
Local Autonomy in the Philippines:
Focus on the Devolution of Agriculture
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Alex Brillantes, Jr,Phd
University of the Philippines
National College of Public Administration and Governance
July 28 Agriculture in the Philippine Economy: Performance, Pitfalls, and Potentials
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Dr. Cielito Habito
Director, Ateneo Center for Economic Research and Development, Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU)
May 26 Planting Seeds of Change: Philippines and the Climate Change Challenge
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Mr. Naderev. M. Sano
Commissioner of the Climate Change Commission (CCC)
Apr 27 Choosing Leaders: Citizenship on the Line (How to Decide Your Vote for an Agri-Friendly President)
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Dr. Antonio G. M. La Viña
Dean, Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University
Mar 9 Philippine Agriculture and Fishery: Challenges, Opportunities and Global Competitiveness
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Dr. Rolando T. Dy, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Center for Food and Agri Business; Dean, School of Management University of Asia and the Pacific; and Vice President, Philippine Chamber of Agriculture and Fo

Additional Info

  • Date Format: 1 - Complete date
  • Date TBA: No
  • Time: 10:00 a.m.