The project is a collaboration with The PHILIPPINE RICE RESEARCH INSTITUTE, a chartered government corporate entity under the Department of Agriculture Philippines.
The project aims to give farmers a sustainable income source and ensure food security in their communities during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Farmers are trained on crop diversification, improved vegetable production techniques, and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP). In addition, household food security is enhanced by promoting massive vegetable gardening in public areas.
- Supporting and training 30 key farming on crop diversification (rice-vegetables)
- Establishment of community food hubs for 50 home gardeners
The project is will be implemented from 24 June 2021 up to and including 31 December 2021
Lupao, Nueva Ecija