Agriculture Secretary Manny F. Piñol assures cacao industry stakeholders that support will be provided to the thriving sector, to enable farmers earn a decent income and compete with other ASEAN nations. The agri chief made the pronouncement during the1st Region III Kakao Konek Congress held at San Fernando, Pampanga on August 1, 2016. In his message, Piñol also announced that the government will provide technical and financial assistance and steady markets for locally grown products. (Photo by Gian Carlo Luague, AFID)