Monthly Archives: November 2016


Twenty-Nine Agri-Trainers got NC II for Organic Agriculture Production

In preparing and encouraging OURFood Farmers to shift from conventional farming to Natural and Organic Farming system, OURFood prepared the agriculture trainers for certification under the Technical Education Skills Development Authority (TESDA).  A total of 29 trainers from local government…

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ASA Volunteers & SES Irrigation Expert Team Up for OURFood Farmers

A rare combination of ASA student volunteers and a Senior Expert teamed up to help the OURFood farmers in Dalaguete, Cebu with their irrigation problem.  Dr. Heinz Sourell of Germany’s Senior Experten Service (SES) and three young water experts from…

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Agriculture Team Engages DSWD-SLP Beneficiaries in Training of GAP and Organic Agriculture Production

A total of 180 smallholder farmers were funded and assisted by the Department  of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to learn farming according to the OURFood model.  Under the DSWD’s Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP), the beneficiaries are taught basic vegetable…

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Central Visayas Food Innovation Center Now Fully Operational

The Central Visayas Food Innovation Center (CVFIC) was launched on July 28, 2016 at the CIT-University, N. Bacalso Street, Cebu City. This is a joint project of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region 7 and Cebu Institute of…

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Food Handlers in Bogo City, Cebu Coached on GMP and Food Safety

A series of coaching were conducted in Bogo City, Cebu through its Local Government Unit (LGU) and the Cebu province. Bogo City LGU saw the need for its local food industry to practice food safety standards and the principles of…

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Training on Food Safety and GMP for Cebu Food Industries Conducted

Twenty three (23) representatives from the food processing and food service companies in Cebu attended the training on Food Safety and Good Manufacturing Practices on September 6 -7, 2016 held at the DOST 7 Regional Office, Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City….

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ISTE on Agriculture Visits Dalaguete Farmers

On July 11-12 2016, ISTE in Agriculture, Dr. Rudolf Holtkamp through the facilitation of the K to 12 Plus Project and OURFood explored the potentials of offering dualized training in agriculture for the 2nd phase of the K to 12…

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