The Farm Business School (FBS) which is implemented under the project “Capacity Building of Small Farmers in Entrepreneurship Development and Market Access”, through collaboration of the Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Training Institute (DA-ATI), DA-Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Services (AMAS), Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of[...]
20/10/2014
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Country: Philippines
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A Farm Business School (FBS) is a unique educational system designed to help farmers learn and improve their knowledge and skills in entrepreneurship and farm business management. FAO is supporting the efforts of the Department Agriculture (DA) and Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to upgrade the capacities of farm-level extension[...]
20/10/2014
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Country: Philippines
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To emphasize the growing importance of family farming in Philippine agriculture, the government is now highlighting family farms as models of successful farming rather than large tracts of land that are “managed like a factory,” Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes said. This year, beginning last May 26, the country[...]
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Country: Philippines
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Agrarian Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes disclosed the International Year of Family Farming’s (IYFF) goals in the Philippines during a flag-raising ceremony at the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) grounds in Quezon City.
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Country: Philippines
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United Nations (UN) dedicated 2014 as International Year of Family Farming.  The UN hopes to highlight the important role of family farming in feeding the world and assuring food security.
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Country: Philippines
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