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Rico B. Geron is the Chief Executive Officer of the Sorosoro Ibaba Development Cooperative (SIDC), Sorosoro Ibaba, Batangas City and the Agricultural Sector Alliance of the Philippines (AGAP) Partylist Representative in the 16th Philippine Congress. He held various positions in SIDC prior to his becoming its CEO. He currently also serves, in various capacities, different organizations focused on cooperatives, corn, feedmills, and hog growing, and is a favored resource person on these and related topics. He has various Committee Memberships in the House of Representatives, including Millennium Development Goals, Agrarian Reform, Aquaculture and Fisheries Resources, Cooperatives Development, and Food Security. Rep. Geron earned his Master in Entrepreneurship for Social Development from the Asian Institute of Management 2003. He has a BS Customs Administration from Lyceum of Batangas in 1986 and was the school’s Achievement Awardee in 2007.
Session 5A: How Ready are the Philippine Agricultural Cooperatives for the ASEAN Economic Community?