July 13, 2024
The United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development, in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry and the Nueva Vizcaya Agricultural Terminal (NVAT), launched a first-of-its-kind e-commerce platform to expand the market reach of Luzon-based farmer-traders and strengthen the Philippines’ agricultural supply chain. (From left) USAID SPEED Chief of Party Vice Catudio, USAID Philippines Deputy Mission Director Rebekah Eubanks, and NVAT General Manager Gilbert Cumila hold wombok cabbages from farmer-traders. — U.S. Embassy handout photo