Field Document 16
Management Strategies Towards a Viable Seaweed Cooperative Enterprise in Sorsogon, Philippines
SEAWEED PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
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VENUS P. OROGO
National Consultant Cooperative Management
This field document is one of a series of documents prepared during the course of the project identified on the title page. The conclusions and recommendations given in the document are those considered appropriate at the time of its preparation. They may be modified in the light of further knowledge gained at subsequent stages of the project.
The Project Area: Eastern Sorsogon and Sorsogon Bay
This Guide is developed as a practical reference for cooperative leaders of the PHI/89/004 project beneficiaries in the implementation and management of a Seaweed Cooperative Enterprise that will provide and generate economic and business activities for the community and cooperative.
This document contains PHI/89/004 Project background, cooperative development goals and objectives, strategies, structural requirements, organizational structure and resource requirements.
Seaweed Production Development Project
BUREAU OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC RESOURCES
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
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2. Importance of Cooperatives
2.1 Classification of Cooperatives
2.2 Basic Operating Structure
3. Project Cooperators
4. Framework for PHI/89/004 Beneficiaries
4.2 Implementation Activities
4.2.1 Establishment of Demo Farms and Technical Training Activities
4.2.2 Networking Activities
4.3 Increased Economic Size Farms and Federating Cooperatives
5. Recommended Strategies
5.1 Institutional Strategy
5.2 Developmental Strategies
5.2.1 Seaweed Farming at the Primary Cooperative Level
5.2.2 Seaweed Processing at the Primary Cooperative or Federation Level
5.2.3 Marketing and Trading-Federation Level
5.3 Structural Requirements
5.3.1 Institutional Linkages
5.4 Financial Requirement
7. List of Annexes
Annex 1. Operating Structure
Annex 2. Functional Flow Chart
Annex 3. Identification of Decision Areas for the Board and Manager
Annex 4. Operating Framework for PHI/89/004 Project Beneficiaries