Promoting Philippine tea farms in the Cordillera Region: Boosting agriculture, alleviating poverty, and fostering eco-tourism

On June 29, 2023, the Pandesal Forum on Philippine Tea took place at the Kamuning Bakery Cafe in Quezon City. The forum brought together leaders from various sectors, including academe, government, business communities, and diplomats from the China Embassy, to discuss the promotion of tea farms in the Cordillera autonomous region of the northern Philippines. This event was organized by the Federation of Filipino Chinese Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Inc. (FFCCCII) in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture (DA), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the Benguet provincial government, and Benguet State University (BSU). The Pandesal Forum on Philippine Tea featured esteemed panelists who shared their insights and support for the development of tea farms in the Cordillera region.

A sustainable opportunity for the Cordillera Region

Planting tea in the Cordillera region was proposed to be a promising opportunity. The region’s natural elevation and cool, mountainous terrain provide an ideal environment for tea production. The crop is to be planted on terrain not suitable for most other crops. Read More¬†

James Tababa

? Sustainability & LEED