Izcaya tribe members and INREMP project team and local partners trained as Farmer Business School Facilitators

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TAGBILARAN, Philippines, October 3-7, 2016 – After the successful conduct of the Value Chain Training with INREMP last July 2016, IFAD grant project FoodSTART+ followed through with the facilitation of the Farmer Business School Training of Facilitators for IFAD investment project INREMP. In the Philippines, INREMP in Bohol is another of two IFAD investment projects which FoodSTART+ partners with. INREMP, … Read More

FoodSTART work post-Haiyan featured in CIP website for International Day of Disaster Reduction

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For the International Day of Disaster Resilience celebrated on October 13, 2016, the projects FoodSTART and FoodSTART+ were both featured for their past and present work with communities prone to disasters, in particular with post-Haiyan Leyte. RTCs have become survival crops in times of food crises: during post-disaster periods (usually post-typhoon), lean months during monsoon season, and harvest failure caused … Read More

FoodSTART+ conducts Value Chain Training for FishCORAL project team

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TACLOBAN, September 22, 2016 – IFAD grant project FoodSTART+ conducted a Training Workshop on Developing Value Chains and Improving Livelihoods in Coastal Communities for the IFAD investment project FishCORAL. FoodSTART+ is being implemented in the Philippines by the International Potato Center and works in partnership with two IFAD investment projects, FishCORAL in Leyte and INREMP in Bohol. FishCORAL, implemented by … Read More