U.S. and Philippine Governments Launch Food for Progress Program

Manila, September 30, 2019 —The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today launched a new Food for Progress project focused on strengthening sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) regulatory systems in the Philippines.  On Friday, September 27, visiting U.S. Under Secretary of Agriculture for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney met with Philippine Under Secretary of …

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#ForMindanao Summit Highlights Results of Grassroots Marawi Conflict Response Initiative

Misamis Oriental, October 17, 2018 – Community leaders from Marawi, Lanao del Norte, and Lanao del Sur came together for a #ForMindanao Summit in Misamis Oriental to showcase projects funded by the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines’ Php18.5 million #ForMindanao campaign.  With this funding, community leaders have assisted approximately 43,000 Mindanaoans affected by the Marawi crisis. …

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Enderun Colleges Wins Great American Taste Culinary Competition Using U.S. Ingredients

Manila, May 8, 2018 — Enderun Colleges beat out two other culinary schools to win the first-ever Great American Taste Culinary Competition, hosted by the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines and the U.S. Department of Agriculture in partnership with the Lyceum of the Philippines University on Saturday, May 5, 2018. The team from Enderun Colleges …

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U.S. Embassy Chargé Michael Klecheski Hosts “The Great American Barbecue – Texas Style” Trade Reception

Chargé d’Affaires Michael S. Klecheski hosted “The Great American Barbecue – Texas Style” trade reception at his residence on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 6:30-8:30 p.m.   The event featured renowned guest chef Jay McCarthy and showcased the availability and variety of high-quality U.S. food and beverage products.   The event was organized by the U.S. …

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US Ambassador Supports 2016 International Year of Pulses

Manila, April 19, 2016 — U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Philip S. Goldberg hosted a trade reception at his residence for members of the press and key food industry representatives to highlight pulses (e.g., dried peas, beans, lentils, and chickpeas) as an environmentally-friendly, nutritionally-rich protein source for meeting future food needs. The trade reception follows …

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