Agri-Business Caravan [ABC] Project at Northern Iloilo ABC Project is an early recovery strategy after typhoon Haiyan aiming to contribute in addressing food security issue and livelihood urgency in underserved communities in Carles, Estancia, Balasa) . . . Read More
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Farming Entrepreneurship Trainings [FETs] Farmer/ Youth Entrepreneurs together with their family members are given orientation on cash crops business cycle and income opportunities. These series of activities provide participants with gu) . . . Read More
Farmer Organizing Workshops [FOWs] Farmer/ Youth Entrepreneurs are acquainted with types of formal and informal organizations and are introduced to the value of having organizations and benefits of optimizing its performance. The ) . . . Read More
Product Development and Quality Assurance Systems Training [PDQAS] The course helps parents and the youth review and be familiar with disaster-resilient cash crops and itspossible by-products including other ingredients/raw materials that can be used to transfor) . . . Read More
Mentoring & Field Visits With the youth mobilized and communities engaged continuing follow through sessions maintain the link of support and guidance each farmer entrepreneur needs. The ABC Project team provides mentori) . . . Read More
Nego Saka Activities Agri-business related activities including vegetale trade, catering opportunities and network development Read More
Value Chain Development Workshops [VCD] Participatory valuechain analysisis critical in establishing the sustainabilityof development initiatives like the Agri-Business Caravan Project. The workshop is done to raise each stakeholder's ) . . . Read More
News and Highlights Third PDQAS Training Held at Palm Garden Resort The event showcasedyouth cooks who were challenged to deliver recipes under time pressure observing good manufacturing practice. The first group c) . . . Read More
Roadshow cum ICT4Ag Seminar and Workshops

The Agri-Business Caravan (ABC) Project was introduced to the five municipalities of Northern Iloilo through a series of Roadshows cum ICT Orientations. Together with the Municipal Agriculture (MAO) and Municipal Social Welfare and Development Offices (MSWDO) under the Local Government Units (LGUs) Business Fair Trade Consulting (bizFTC) was able to create a more exciting way of showcasing how youth involvement in the field of agri-business can help communities prepare for calamities, secure food for each household and restore livelihood especially in post-calamity situation.

Participants were shown the project development road map to familiarize them with the various activities lined-up and see what trainings would be relevant to them and enlist themselves for the said event. They were also oriented on the use of mobile technology as an aid in communicating with other youth and gaining access to information on agri-business topics such as community organizing, farming entrepreneurship and product development of calamity resilient cash crops. The youth and other farming family members were also introduced to the support providers namely, Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), Accenture Inc., and Smart Inc.