With an objective of making SOCCSKSARGEN as a well-regarded region in the country when it comes to production and marketing of organically-produced agricultural products, the Department of Agriculture 12 through its Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division and Organic Agriculture Program kicked-off this year's edition of Regional Organic Agriculture Congress earlier today in General Santos City.

This two-day congress opens an avenue for organic agriculture practitioners, multi-purpose cooperatives and small-scale organic farmers throughout the region to market their organically-grown and made produce, to close -ut business deals and to allow them to know the current trends in the said industry.