As part of the staff development, the ESSA team was able to attend the “First Introductory Training Course on Organic and Bio-Dynamic Vegetable Growing” at Center for Bayanihan Economics (CBE), GK Enchanted Farm, Brgy. Encanto, Angat Bulacan last October 14 to 20, 2019 that was facilitated by Nicanor Perlas.
During this six (6)-day workshop, the ESSA chairperson, Digna Ruth Daliva was able to spoke and introduced what ESSA is and the composition of the team as well as the council present to the participants and then about the upcoming National Conference on Sustainable Agriculture this February 11-15, 2020 at Iloilo Grand Hotel, Iloilo City. The chairperson was able to invite the Organic Agriculture Stakeholders and advocates to witness the upcoming event, what will they experience in the said event and its direction.
Nicanor Perlas also added that the National Conference on February 11-15, 2019 will tackle the seven (7) dimensions and Organic 4.0.
The chairperson also mentioned the membership in the network and the Inner conditioning Workshop to be held on December 7 – 8, 2019 as one of the requirement of being a member of the ESSA. She stressed that, the inner condition is very essential to highlight the value of the individual and looking into the members as a full human being. That, she looks forward to a more exciting and to find a space in order to exude the human full potential through the Inner Conditioning Workshop.
During this event, because of their appreciation of the training, some have already made their intention to participate in the Inner Conditioning Workshop in order to be a member of the ESSA network and others look forward for the Organic 4.0 National Conference on the said date.