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CSO Strengthening and Entrepreneurial Capability Building with SMEs at Anini-y, Antique
The project was part of the Bottom-up Budgeting (BUB) program and identified by CSOs as their need. It was considered by CSOs as their sustainability measures which would enhance their role as one of the key drivers of economic development in their municipality. The capacity development included local and regional economic development (LRED) planning at the municipal and selected barangays, training of facilitators on LRED, planning workshop on tourism value chain development, business planning, product development on handicraft and food, selling mission to Boracay, preparation to participate in trade fairs and website development. Training of facilitators on local and regional economic development among local CSOs representatives was also incorporated in the program.
A team of Facilitators and resource persons (food technologist and handicraft designer) of BizFTC provided the services to CSOs in Anini-y. The trainings, workshops, demo, selling missions and other capacity development activities were done from February 22, 2016 until November 10, 2016. Documentation of the capacity development initiatives, manuals and tools developed were submitted to LGU Anini-y.