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How did our farmer-beneficiaries cope up with the Covid-19 pandemic to their advantage?

The ongoing global health crisis has affected all walks of life.  When DISOP Philippines started to initially implement the project in the middle of February 2020, who would have thought that activities will be disrupted by this phenomenon!  At first, we are worried about what will happen to the marginal sectors like our farmer-beneficiaries.  The …

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Integrated agroecology project in Paranas, Samar

The agroecology project that DISOP Philippines has started in Paranas, Samar was focused on the integration of fruit trees in the farmer-beneficiaries’ farms.  Moreover, it also distributed vegetable seeds to diversify the sources of food and encourage vegetable production and FAITH gardening in the community.  DISOP Philippines implemented the project in collaboration with the Organic …

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Rainforestation farming and agro-ecology project in Binaloan, Taft, Eastern Samar

DISOP Philippines’ conscious effort to help mitigate the impact of climate change, prompted us to continue planting trees and partnered with other people’s organization (PO) in Barangay Binaloan, Taft, Eastern Samar.  Binaloan Upland Farmers Agro-industrial Development Association (BUFAIDA), a PO in the area, is also a CBFMA holder.  Together with them, we forged a partnership …

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Indigenous tree plantation and strengthening of BOSIS Family Rural Farm School in Paranas, Samar

Since the middle of 2017 to 2018, DISOP Philippines embarked on a small grants funding that focused on tree plantation using indigenous trees species for purposes of preserving the mother trees and improving the biodiversity in the area. Along with this, we also promote agro-ecological activities integrating it into the farming systems of the members …

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DISOP Philippines concluded a preparatory workshop for DISOP Program 2017-2021

DISOP Philippines successfully conducted a 3-day workshop together with its partner NGOs last March 8-10, 2016.   Twenty-four delegates attended the activity which was facilitated by Mr. Dick Pajarillo and Mr. Willie Perasol.   The workshop was spearheaded by the Southeast Asia Coordinator, Ms. Kathleen Deckmyn, Southeast Asia Coordinator. The following were tackled during the workshop: Review and …

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Forty-five delegates from NGOs and other networks attended the 17th DISOP Conference cum Strategic Planning

The 2015 conference was successfully conducted and attended by 45 delegates coming from various civil society organizations, donors and networks.  It was held in Cebu City last July 28-30, 2015.  The activity consisted of two major parts…the first one was a one-day field visit to Argao, Cebu which was hosted by Mag-uugmad Foundation, Inc. (MFI).  The …

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Welcome to the new DISOP Philippines’ webpage portal!

To all partners of DISOP Philippines, friends, and development enthusiasts…welcome back!  We are encouraging and soliciting your contributions for articles in our webpage!  It is now mobile-friendly and has a direct link to our FB account.     Share on Facebook

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A Motorcycle Driver Turned Successful Vegetable Grower!

 

For NORBERTO “BERT” DILLO and wife Wilma, hard work is the key to a successful family enterprise! Bert of Barangay Tagharigue, Calubian Leyte is one of the first batches of farmers who were trained in season-long vegetable production, a technology introduced by the Calubian Livelihood Assistance for Development (CLAD). The couple has 3 children and …

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“Owning a Carabao is a Great Help For My Family.”

 

“I am Rogelio Dapar, 42 years old. I have three children and a native resident of Barangay Janlud, Batuan, Bohol. My education is meager so it is difficult for me to get a job that will afford comfortable living for my family. Thus the only opportunity for me for livelihood was to become a farm …

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Improved Income Through Livestock and Crop Integration

 

I am Jennifer Costillas, 24 years old, plain housewife from Brgy. Ilihan, Macrohon, Southern Leyte. I have a 2- year old son. My husband, Junny worked as a caretaker of the fighting cock from a rich family in our place before the project started. But when the farm owner transferred to Manila he also lost …

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