2nd International Conference on Agricultural and Rural Development in Southeast Asia

Strengthening Resilience, Equity and Integration in ASEAN Food and Agriculture Systems
12-13 November 2014 • Makati Shangri-La, Manila, Philippines

Ms. Ana P. Sibayan

sibayonYoung Farmer Leader
Pambansang Kilusan ng mga Samahang Magsasaka (PAKISAMA)


Ana P. Sibayan is a young farmer leader of San Narciso, Victoria, Oriental Mindoro. She joined the young farmer groups in 2013 organized by Mindoro Ecological Sustainable Agri-Federation (MESAFED) and became an active member of the cooperative. She learned different sustainable organic farming technologies and systems in improving farm productivity. She then started integrating crop, livestock, and poultry as a strategy to convert their rice farm into a diversified organic farm. Currently, Ana is the Young Farmer leader of Pambansang Kilusan ng mga Samahang Magsasaka (PAKISAMA), a national confederation of farmers and fishers organization. She represented at the provincial and national workshops on “Bahaguinan ng mga Isyung Kabataang Magsasaka” in 25 January 25 and 10–11 February 2014, respectively. Ms. Ana Sibayan has a degree Bachelor of Science in Education major in Biological Science degree from the Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology.


Session 3A: Policies to Attract the Youth to Agriculture


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About the Organizer


SEARCA is one of the 21 regional centers of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO). Founded on 27 November 1966, SEARCA is mandated to strengthen institutional capacities in agricultural and rural development in Southeast Asia through graduate education, short-term training, research and development, and knowledge management.

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For further information and inquiries, please contact:

Acting Program Head
Research and Development
Department, SEARCA
Los Baños, Laguna 4031 Philippines

Tel: +63 49 536-2287 loc 131