Meanwhile, the Most Promising Category recipients are Sheila Lina, president and CEO of Air21 Global Inc.; Junie S. del Mundo, chairman and CEO of Eon; Rhodora Tactacan-Tumpalan, president and CEO of First Vita Plus; Jolly Lim Ting, chairman and CEO of Jolliville Holdings Corp.; Anthony Gerard O. Leuterio, founder and president of Leuterio Realty & Brokerage Rodrigo E. Rivera Sr., chairman and CEO of RD Corp.; Regan Rex T. King, general manager of RDAK Transport Equipment Inc.; and Dr. Henry Lim Bon Liong, chairman and CEO of SL Agritech Corp.
On the panel: President of Roberto & Associates, Dr. Eduardo Roberto, Chief Executive Officer of VMV Hypoallergenics, Laura Verallo de Bertotto, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sterling Paper Group of Companies, Henry Lim Bon Liong, and AIM ASEAN 2015 Project Leader, Professor Macaranas.
Professor Federico M. Macaranas moderated a panel discussion with speakers that included the President of Roberto & Associates, Inc, Dr. Eduardo Roberto, Chief Executive Officer of VMV Hypoallergenics, Laura Verallo de Bertotto, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer ofSterling Paper Group of Companies, Henry Lim Bon Liong.
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, in contrast to Ms. Bertotto, talked more about the systematic and scientific approach in which his businesses are rooted in.
The Rice Bucket Challenge is pioneered by one of Go Negosyo's active advocates and one of the recent Most Inspiring Agripreneur awardees, Henry Lim Bon Liong
The objective is to donate buckets of rice grains to poor families.
donated 100 buckets of rice to marginalized communities, but pledged to give 5,000 buckets of rice every September, every year!
This is the kind of challenge many Filipinos who are deep in hunger will benefit from.
This only proves that there are still people who are concerned for others, who go out of their way to help fellowmen and who aspire for a greater good.
It's simple but if they will 'challenge' others, the impact of this will go a long way.
Just like how Henry
has said, "No amount of sharing is too small and no matter how humble it may seem, the concerted effort of many can be a gigantic leap towards easing the hunger of our fellow Filipinos."
Pioneering the Rice Bucket Challenge in the Philippines is Dr. Henry Lim Bon Liong
, the producer and distributor of Dona Maria premium rice varieties.
own version of the Rice Bucket Challenge in a call for the more fortunate Filipinos to help the less fortunate, most especially those who live below the poverty line and lack the stable means to meet the basic staple needs.
SL Agritech Corporation's Chairman and CEO Dr. Henry Lim Bon Liong (4th from left) and SVP Jocelyn Farnacio accept the LANDBANK Gawad KAAGAPAY Award (Large Agri-based category) from LANDBANK president and CEO Gilda E. Pico (2nd from left), Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV, and LANDBANK Agricultural and Development Lending Sector Head Executive Vice-President Cecilia C. Borromeo (1st from left).
SL Agritech founder Henry Lim Bon Liong with the late former Food Minister Jesus Tanchanco in a rice harvest festival in Talavera, Nueva Ecija in April 2014.
The country's first National Food Authority chairman was specifically vouching for SL-8H, a kind of hybrid rice seed developed and commercially propagated nationwide by Filipino-Chinese businessman Henry Lim Bon Liong
The Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) is set to recognize the pivotal role technology takes in the country's food security as it recognizes SL Agritech Corp.'s (SLAC) Henry Lim Bon Liong for the risks he took in pioneering the hybrid rice sector.
The hybrid rice varieties developed by the company headed by Henry Lim Bon Liong
are not only high-yielding, they also have superior eating quality.
We're the biggest in hybrid rice seed in Bangladesh," said SLAC Chairman Henry Lim Bon Liong.
The Php 5.00 per kilo production cost is possible if farmers will have an average of 10 MT yield at Php 50,000.00 per hectare cost, according to Henry Lim Bon Liong, SLAC Chairman.
Hopefully next year, we already have it," SL Agritech president Henry Lim Bon Liong said.
"We want to raise at least P2 billion to P3 billion.
The proceeds of the IPO will be used both for seed production and commercial rice production," Liong
said the conduct of the initial public offering would depend on the company's earnings.
"We have identified a site somewhere in Iloilo, but we are still trying to finalize it," SLAC President and Chief Executive Officer Henry Lim Bon Liong told reporters on the sidelines of the media launch in Quezon City of the First National Hybrid Rice Congress in Quezon that will be held on April 3-5.
said in a telephone interview later that the venture will add 2,000-3,000 hectares to the company's current total of 3,400 hectares in the provinces of Nueva Ecija, Laguna and Pangasinan.
Henry Lim Bon Liong, SL Agritech president, said that the company intends to raise P2 billion to P3 billion to expand its hybrid rice and seed production business.
"Everything is in sachets now, like shampoos, soaps, coffee, so I figured that maybe rice can come into sachets, to make it more affordable to the poor and also for everyone to have a taste of Dona Maria rice," said SLAC Chairman Henry Lim Bon Liong.
The man behind Hybrid Rice Production in the Philippines, Henry Lim Bon Liong
, will address the graduating class of Foundation University
during the 2012 Commencement Exercises on Sunday, March 18.