Category: Events

Philexport Manila meeting March 5, 2012

Philexport organized a meeting with the stakeholders in the Marine life export sectors to discuss the new proposed FAO 233-1 from BFAR.   GTO joined on 5 march 2012 as representatives for Cebu the meeting. Represented were 11 sectors from Manila and 1 from Cebu, the general consensus was that it made no sense to implement the […]

Wednesday March 14th, 2012 in Events | Comments Off on Philexport Manila meeting March 5, 2012

GTO Officers Induction Event – Allure Hotel

On December 5, 2011 – GTO inducted its officers and presented an overview of the events that happened in 2011.

Tuesday December 6th, 2011 in Events | Comments Off on GTO Officers Induction Event – Allure Hotel

Meeting with Commissioner Biazon

October 28, 2011 Breakfast Meeting at Cebu Country Club   Meet with the new commissioner, and during open forum it was first mentioned thru Mr. Ramir Bonghanoy of Bon Ace, of the total ban of export of “raw commercial shells”, which was opposed by Joy Sharpe in behalf of Cebu GTO – shell and shellcraft sector […]

Friday December 2nd, 2011 in Events, The Industry | Comments Off on Meeting with Commissioner Biazon

Meeting with BOC Collector Ronnie Silvestre

November 11, 2011 9am with Ronnie Silvestre Bureau of Customs Conference Room Discussion re. the ban of exportation of “raw commercial shells” The GTO will be working closely with BOC with regards to the list of members under GTO

Friday December 2nd, 2011 in Events, The Industry | Comments Off on Meeting with BOC Collector Ronnie Silvestre

Conus Synthesis Meeting, 25 – 29 October 2011

During the last week of October the Biodiversity Synthesis Center at the Field Museum Chicago hosted an IUCN Red List workshop on behalf of the University of York, UK. The purpose of the meeting was to assess threats to over 640 species of cone snails, one of the largest assessments undertaken for this purpose at […]

Monday November 14th, 2011 in Events, In the News Media, Science | Comments Off on Conus Synthesis Meeting, 25 – 29 October 2011

Public hearing from the committee on Aquaculture & Fisheries Resources

GTO was present to give support to the committee on Aquaculture & Fisheries Resources held on July 14, 2011. The committee held a public hearing for the amendment of RA8550 and the proposed bill of the creation of the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. On the public hearing, following congressmen where present: Hon. Benhur […]

Friday July 15th, 2011 in Events | Comments Off on Public hearing from the committee on Aquaculture & Fisheries Resources

Meeting with director BFAR Director Atty. Asis G. Perez

The Green Trade Org, had the pleasure to meet the new BFAR director, Atty. Asis G. Perez on July 13, 2011 in Cebu.  The meeting was held at the Lighthouse restaurant in Cebu. For that occasion, GTO member Guido T. Poppe handed over as a gift the first volume of the Philippine Marine Mollusks book to the […]

Wednesday July 13th, 2011 in Events | Comments Off on Meeting with director BFAR Director Atty. Asis G. Perez

Science books handover at San Carlos University

GTO member Guido Poppe of Conchology, Inc. has donated the 4 Volumes of the Philippine Marine Mollusks book set to Fr. Dionisio Miranda SVD.  The hand over was held during the 1st National Biodiversity & Environmental Management Conference held at San Carlos University on June 23, 2011. The books are a great addition to the science library […]

Friday July 1st, 2011 in Events | Comments Off on Science books handover at San Carlos University