The Center for Food and Agri Business (CFA) is the agri-food research and instruction arm of the University of Asia and and the Pacific.

It has been at the forefront of food and agribusiness research since 1983. It conducts industry, policy and strategy studies geared at enhancing the agri-food sector’s competitiveness.

Research and Projects Capability

√ Agriculture
√ Food
√ Benchmarking
√ Competitiveness Analysis
√ Policy Analysis
√ Industry Analysis
√ Demand / supply analysis and forecasting
√ Supply / Value Chain Analysis
√ Project analysis
√ Financial and economic analysis
√ Special studies
√ Seminar / conference convenor

The CFA Staff has worked with the following clients:


  • World Bank, US Department of Agriculture, Japan External Trade Commission, German Technical Cooperation, Italian Trade Commission, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade-Australia, International Trade Strategies Pty Ltd.-Australia, and the Food and Agriculture Organization.


  • Government: Congressional Oversight Committee on Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization, Department of Agriculture, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), etc.
  • Private sector: Philippine Chamber of Agriculture and Food, Inc., Philippine Sugar Alliance, Cattle Feedlot Association of the Philippines, Tuna Canners Association of the Philippines, Seaweed Industry Association of the Philippines, Shell Philippines Foundation, other industry organizations and players, and several provincial governments.
If you are interested to request for a research project, kindly contact [email protected] and address your request to Dr. Rolando T. Dy, Executive Director.