25 June 2021, Oriental Mindoro
GGGI and KOICA kicked-off on 1 June 2021 the first in a series of capacity development activities on climate-resilient, inclusive, and green agriculture value chain. for agri-cooperatives and local government officials in Oriental Mindoro.
The phase 1 onsite pieces of training are scheduled to be held in the municipalities of Victoria, Naujan, Bulalacao, Gloria, and San Teodoro, hosting the five smallholder farmer-based cooperatives which will receive investments and technical assistance from the project in June and July 2021.
The capacity-building activities cover modules on marketing, financial recording, packaging and storage, hazard analysis, traceability, quality control, green entrepreneurship, and climate-resilient agriculture, among others.
“We believe that the locally customized approach designed by GGGI, in cooperation with KOICA, will encourage the participation of stakeholders in our multi-year project. The training will teach practical skills that are useful in addressing everyday issues on agriculture and climate change”, said Mr. Jaesang Hwang, Country Director of KOICA Philippines. The training activities are delivered through virtual and in-person modalities, in compliance with pandemic protocols to ensure the health and safety of participants. The succeeding training will be conducted from July to August 2021 in 10 more municipalities in Oriental Mindoro.
For more information about the GGGI-KOICA project, please click here.