Learning Together Gender in Agriculture: FoodSTART+ Project Staff and Partners Attended a Social and Gender Training in Hanoi, Vietnam

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The Food Resilience Through Root and Tuber Crops in Upland and Coastal Communities of the Asia-Pacific (FoodSTART+) project staff from India, Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines and a representative from the partner International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) investment Sustainable Rural Development for the Poor (SRDP) project took part in a back-to-back Gender Training and Workshop held on 11-13 December … 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

Empowering Bohol’s FBS Facilitators through cross-farm visit in Leyte and Samar, Philippines

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Experience is the best teacher. As true as the saying goes, a cross-farm visit was conducted on May 30 to June 2, 2017 in the provinces of Leyte, Samar and Easter Samar to expose the Farmer Business School (FBS) facilitators, people’s organizations (POs) leaders and the Integrated Natural Resources and Environmental Management Project staff of Bohol to the completed/on-going FBS groups … 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