last meeting with the different committees of Bislig city involved in the preparations if tbe upcoming IFOAM Asia 3rd Organic Asia Congress. The Committees have done a lot of work upcoming up with plans to build new facilities, repairing roads, landscaping etc of the city. A new convention center is being built for the conference sessions. The passion for organic agriculture is most inspirational in this city which aims to become an organic city by 2020. I am honored to be part of the journey and heartfelt gratitude goes to the city mayor, Mayor Lib for choosing IFOAM Asia and ALGOA to be part of this wonderful process.