The process-based formation of Archdiocese Sustainable Organic Agriculture Practitioners (A-SOAP) and Archdiocese Sustainable Organic Upliftment Livelihood Advisory Service (A-SOUL Advisory Service) was completed during the Archdiocese Asset Base Sustainable Agriculture and Market Conference on May 3-5, 2018 at the AJL SOUL Center( AJL Sustainable Organic Upliftment Learning Center) hosted by Biodynamic Rice-based Ecointensification & Agri-ecotour-industry Diversified Learning Investment in Family Farm Entrepreneurial School) in Mother of Perpetual Help Baliwagan Parish, Balingasag, Misamis Oriental.

The A-SOAPNet completed its strategic direction with Vision, Mission, Goals (VMG) and the elected Officers are tasked to complete the strategic Plan of Action. Relatively, the pioneering member parishes will be coming to the Bishop’s House in St Augustin Cathedral of CDO on mid June 2018 to Launch the Archdiocese Sustainable Organic Market in reference to the compliance of MIGS(Minimum Internal Guarantee System) Guidelines and the induction of A-SOAPNet Officers.
The initiative is supported by Archbishop Antonio J. Ledesma, S.J.D.D. and Archdiocese Sustainable Agriculture Ministry Director Fr. Rene Soldevilla, SSJV