Crop Insurance in the Philippines: When It Will Be Widely Accessible?

  • March 20, 2017 - March 21, 2017
    4:00 pm - 1:00 am

The Philippines is vulnerable to natural disasters which cause devastation on crops and miseries to agricultural producers and lenders of agricultural credit. In this meeting, we will learn from the former Secretary of Agriculture, Congressman Arthur Yap, on how we can utilize crop insurance.

About the Speaker

Hon. Arthur C. Yap
Representative, 3rd District of Bohol

Arthur Yap was the former Secretary of the Department of Agriculture from 2004-2010. Concurrent to this position, Yap was also assigned as the Development Champion for North Luzon Agribusiness Quadrangle.

He is now a member of the Philippine House of Representatives, Representing the 3rd District of Bohol from 15th, 16th and 17th Congress of the Philippines. He currently chairs the House Economic Affairs Committee.


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