FoodSTART+ disseminates Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Organic Seed Potato Production in Meghalaya

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In response to the recent policy set to become a fully organic State, a one-day training was organized by the International Potato Center (CIP) through the FoodSTART+ project, in collaboration with the Central Potato Research Institute (CPRI) and the IFAD-supported Livelihoods and Access to Markets Project (Megha-LAMP) implemented by the Meghalaya Basin Development Authority (MBDA). The training “Good Agricultural Practices … 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+ 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