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by: Joy Ann L. Gurtiza, PITO – La Union

Representatives from the tourism and agriculture departments of the Provincial Government of La Union (PGLU) was sent by Gov. Francisco Emmanuel “Pacoy” R. Ortega III for the 5th Farm Tourism Conference and Festival held on October 2 – 4, 2017 at the Grand Xing Imperial Hotel, Iloilo City. They took part in an important convergence of ideas featuring Farm Tourism which is pursuant to Republic Act 10816 known as "An Act Providing for the Development and Promotion of Farm Tourism in the Philippines.”

This is in line with Gov. Pacoy’s vision to make the La Union as “Heart of Agri-Tourism in Northern Luzon by 2025”.
The conference with a theme “Improving Farm Tourism through Enrichment of Local Products and Culture,” was graced by Tourism Undersecretary Silvino Tejada and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Undersecretary Eduardo Gongona as Guests of Honor and Keynote Speakers.

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