NAGA CITY – To bridge the gap between the farmers, the producers, processors and consumers and to build a simpler supply chain where everybody is happy , the Department of Agriculture launches its newest project - ASPIRE whichstands for Agribusiness Support for Promotion and Investment in Regional Expositions. It was designed by the Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Service (AMAS) with the Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Divisions in the regions as lead orchestrator.
Department of Agriculture (DA) Assistant Secretary for Agribusiness and Marketing Engr. Leandro H. Gazmin personally led the launching of this promising project on July 11, 2017 at the SM Activity Center in this City.
Asec. Gazmin said this is the very first of its kind in the country and it will initially be piloted in five (5) regions. The other regions being CAR, regions 3, 6 and 12. During the launching, he noted the “very vibrant partnership (among the government and private sector) in Naga City. With this, DA Bicol is setting the bar higher for the other regions,” he added.