The CORAL AGRI-VENTURE FARM INCORPORATED (CAVFI) known as the Philippines largest commercial crocodile farm had take its part as major supporter for the successful conduct of the first ever FORUM OF CROCODILES IN THE PHILIPPINES and the 21st CROCODILE SPECIALIST GROUP WORKING MEETING of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature - Species Survival Commission (IUCN-SSC). Both gathering of crocodile conservation experts were organized by Crocodylus Porosus Philippines Inc. (CPPI) was held at the Museum of the Filipino People, NationalMuseum of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines.



The forum is a three-day Filipino dialogue with foreign conservationist enlightens aspects on the conservation and management of two species of crocodiles in the Philippines. Joined by more than 125 scientist and conservationist representing 14 countries, it is first of its kind in the Philippines co-hosted by the National Museum of the Philippines, Silliman University, and the Veterinary Office of the City of Manila last 31 January to  02 February 2007.



Carrying its theme: "Crocodilian in the Changing World, the 21st Crocodile Specialist Group (CSG) Working Meeting of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature - Species Survival Commission (IUCN-SSC) was helped organized by CPPI as Secretariat Chair on 21-25 May 2012. There were 116 foreign scientist, conservationist, researchers and members of the CSG from ­31 countries joined by 62 delegates around the Philippines representing government and non-government organizations participate in the meeting. The CSG is one of more than 100 species specialist groups composed of worldwide networks of conservation volunteers operating under the auspices of the Species Survival Commission (SSC) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the world largest consortium of conservation organizations and agencies.

CPPI programs have grown significantly in conveying latest innovations on husbandry  practices, provisions of slaughter house, CITES recognition, introduction of hygienic meat products, and the near perfection of leather industry that are all geared towards a world class standard of crocodile farming and conservation. Crocodilian research and conservation outcomes become an important part of CPPI undertakings. One of the activities of CPPI priority actions is to encourage and build strong global partnership with scientific communities and institutions to maximize conservation potential of both species in present in the country.

Being a proud member of CPPI, CAVFI embraces its aspiration to promote the conservation of crocodiles in the Philippines. The perseverance and passion of Crocodile Specialist Group members Mr. William Belo and Mr. Vicente Mercado CPPI President have led their colleague to actively involve in crocodile conservation and encourage continued support on the effort of Crocodile Specialist Group of the IUCN-SSC.
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