U.S. Funds Cutting-Edge Crop Biotechnology Center in Nueva Ecija

Manila, October 1, 2021 — On September 30, the United States joined the Philippines in celebrating the inauguration of the Crop Biotechnology Center housed in the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) in the Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija.  The Center was funded with Php277 million ($5.4 million) from the U.S. Public Law 480 program, which is administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and ...
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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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U.S. Embassy Hosts Great American Thanksgiving Celebration

Manila, November 15, 2018 — Ambassador Sung Kim hosted a Thanksgiving celebration at the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines on November 13 to showcase U.S. food products available in the Philippines. At the celebration, visiting U.S. Under Secretary of Agriculture for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney thanked customers in the Philippines for supporting ...
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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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