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40 NCR YOUNG FARMERS GET P50K CAPITAL FROM DA

Forty young farmers and agripreneurs from the National Capital Region (NCR) will each receive P50,000 as start-up capital to implement their proposed agribusiness ventures through the Young Farmers Challenge Fund of the Department of Agriculture (DA). The DA-Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Service (AMAS) recognized the NCR provincial level winners of the Young Farmers Challenge, who […]

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WOMEN ENTREPS VITAL TO PANDEMIC RECOVERY – LOPEZ

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez highlighted the important role of women entrepreneurs especially as the country pushes for post-coronavirus economic recovery.  In celebration of International Women’s Day, the DTI paid tribute to women-led micro, small and medium entrepreneurs (MSMEs) during the virtual graduation ceremony for the 3A program which stands for […]

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WOMEN ENTREPS PAVE WAY FOR ECONOMIC RECOVERY – POE

Resilient, strategic thinkers and persevering, women entrepreneurs are paving the way in the country’s economic recovery following a slowdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Senator Grace Poe said. Despite the fracturing impact of the pandemic, Poe said there is clear optimism and rapid responsiveness among women entrepreneurs to turn the challenges into opportunities not only […]

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76 MSMES MAKE ‘ENHANCED NUTRIBUN’ – NOGRALES

The “Enhanced Nutribun” is literally “in the oven” of 76 technology adoptors registered by the Department of Science and Technology’s Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST–FNRI) as a result of the agency’s aggressive information drive and technology transfer training, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles reported early this week. Nutribun is a bread product used in elementary […]

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DA OFFERS START-UP LOANS TO YOUNG AGRIPRENEURS – DAR

Agriculture Secretary William Dar is urging the youth and budding agriculture entrepreneurs (agripreneurs) to actively take part in agriculture and fisheries by availing of several financial and technical assistance being offered by the Duterte administration through the Department of Agriculture (DA). One of these is the “Kapital Access for Young Agripreneurs” or the KAYA loan […]

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DTI LAUNCHES ONLINE TRADE FAIR FOR PWD ENTREPS – LOPEZ

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has started an online trade fair featuring products of entrepreneurs who are persons with disabilities (PWDs) in line with the celebration of the 42nd National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week. The Biz-Ability Online Trade Fair, which runs from July 30 to August 12, will introduce the products of […]

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DTI, PRIVATE SECTOR LAUNCH WOMEN ENTREPS PROJECT – LOPEZ

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), National Confederation of Cooperatives (NATCCO), Facebook Philippines, Lazada, and Shopee have partnered to launch a program that will support women entrepreneurs using digital platforms. The Connecting Women Entrepreneurs to the Digital Economy project of DTI and the private sector aims […]

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MALOLOS BUSINESS DISTRICT PROJECT TO BENEFIT BULAKENYO BUSINESSES, ENTREPRENEURS – VILLAR

A 12-hectare business district, which is seen to provide job opportunities not only to Bulakenyos but also to residents from nearby provinces, will soon rise in the City of Malolos. Senator Cynthia Villar, together with Governor Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado and Vice Gov. Daniel Fernando and Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC) president and chief executive officer Frederick Go, […]