Additional facilitators of Aqua-based Business School for Eastern Visayas and CARAGA trained

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FoodSTART+ and FishCORAL are scaling out the Aqua-based Business School (ABS) in more sites in the Eastern Visayas and CARAGA regions of the Philippines. A new set of ABS facilitators from the Eastern Visayas (30 FishCORAL community facilitators) and CARAGA region (45 participants consisting of community facilitators, gender and development focal persons, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Provincial Fisheries … Read More

CIP-FoodSTART+ and FishCORAL Collaboration to Implement the Aqua-based Business School in Coastal Communities

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The CIP-FoodSTART+ and FishCORAL, both IFAD-funded grant and loan projects respectively, jointly organized and facilitated the FishCORAL’s Aqua-based Business School (ABS) Training of Facilitators (TOF) held on 17-21 December in Davao City, Philippines. ABS, a brand-new participatory learning approach, is an adaptation of  the International Potato Center‘s (CIP) Farmer Business School (FBS) tailor-made for FishCORAL in the Philippines. The trainees … Read More

FoodSTART+ staff shares expertise in FishCORAL’s nation-wide Business plan development training

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The Fisheries, Coastal Resources, and Livelihood Project or FishCORAL is one of FoodSTART+’s IFAD-investment project partners in the Philippines. FishCORAL is present in 4 regions in the country: the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), Region 5 (Bicol region), Region 13 (CARAGA region), and Region 8 (Eastern Visayas) – where the project partnership originated. The FoodSTART+ partnered with FishCORAL in … Read More

FoodSTART+ conducts 2nd Partners’ Meeting in Hanoi

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Partners and stakeholders from the different country sites of Food Resilience Through Root and Tuber Crops in Upland and Coastal Communities of the Asia-Pacific (FoodSTART+) converge for the 2nd Partners’ Meeting on 8-11 May 2017.  FoodSTART+ project partners present in the meeting were representatives from Megha-LAMP in India, SRPD in Vietnam, and FishCORAL and INREMP both from the Philippines. IFAD … Read More

FoodSTART+ and FishCORAL Capacitate Facilitators for Farmer Business School Approach

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Food Resilience Through Root And Tuber Crops In Upland and Coastal Communities of The Asia-Pacific (FoodSTART+) and Fisheries, Coastal Resources and Livelihood Project  (FishCORAL) followed up the successful Value Chain Training last September 2016 with a Training of Facilitators (TOF) of Farmer Business School (FBS) with Gender and Climate Change Perspectives conducted on April 3-7, 2017 in Leyte Park Hotel, … Read More