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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Youth Entrepreneurship Training Fun-filled learning and discussions were delivered by bizFTC mentors to Out of School Youth beneficiaries of Save the Children from urban areas like Pasig, Pasay, Taguig, Cavite, Bulacan and Lagu) . . . Read More
LRED at Jordan, Guimaras The BizFTC Facilitators provided facilitating services on the conduct of resource generation, REA and local and regional economic development (LRED) planning. A documenter joined the team during ) . . . Read More
Fishery Value Chain Workshop at Cambodia The project was a series of participatory workshops, consultations, research and formulation of Fisheries Strategic Action Plan for Cambodia that included inception workshop and finalizing method) . . . 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.