INREMP and FoodSTART+ Organized Business Launch for People’s Organizations in Bohol

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The Integrated Natural Resources and Environmental Management Project (INREMP) and Food Resilience Through Root and Tuber Crops in Upland and Coastal Communities of the Asia-Pacific (FoodSTART+) successfully conducted the business launch of six (6) People’s Organizations (PO) enrolled in the Farmer Business School (FBS) last July 28, 2018 at the Island City Mall in Tagbilaran City.  The business launch showcased … Read More

FoodSTART+ innovation presented and discussed at the IFAD Mekong Knowledge and Learning Fair

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FoodSTART+ joined the Mekong Knowledge and Learning Fair (MKLF) held on July 4-6 in Da Nang, Vietnam. The MKLF, organized by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), gathered 130 participants from IFAD supported grant and loan projects across the region. Dr. Diego Naziri, Project Coordinator, and Mr. Brice Even, Vietnam Country Facilitator represented FoodSTART+ at this important event. Themed … Read More

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 and CTCRI collaborate to build capacities in value addition and entrepreneurship development in tuber crops

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A training on ‘Value addition and entrepreneurship development in tuber crops’ was conducted from 16th to 22nd of March 2018 by the Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI) in Trivandrum, Kerala, India. The training is one of the activities included in the collaborative workplan between the International Potato Center and the IFAD-supported Livelihood and Access to Market Project (LAMP) in … Read More

FoodSTART+ and SOLID Build Capacity of Facilitators for Farmer Business School Approach in Indonesia

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The Food Resilience Through Root And Tuber Crops In Upland and Coastal Communities of The Asia-Pacific (FoodSTART+), and Smallholder Livelihood Development Project (SOLID), both International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-funded grant and loan projects respectively, are jointly collaborating to implement the Farmer Business School in Maluku and Maluku Utara provinces. As the first step in this process, FoodSTART+ and SOLID … Read More

Let’s Learn Together: FoodSTART+ Conducts Cross-Learning Visit on Farmer Business Schools for Partners

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More than 40 staff of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) investment projects (from India, Indonesia and Philippines), International Potato Center (CIP), and International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) participated in the Farmer Business School (FBS) Cross-Learning Visit to Manila, Tarlac, and Benguet in the Philippines on 23 to 30 January 2018. Organized by Food Resilience Through Root and … Read More