Category agriculture

CRS and DAR hold Agro-Enterprise Farmers Summit

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) had implemented the eight-step clustering approach on Agro-Enterprise Development (AED) project entitled “Linking Smallholder Farmers to Markets (LinkSFarM)” through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which covered 33 project sites from 2015 to 2017. The project was in collaboration with local and national government […]

When peanuts’ don’t cost peanuts anymore

Story by LinkSFarM team/CRS. Valderrama, a province in Antique, Western Visayas, Philippines, is a rice-peanut growing municipality and their farmers have long depended on traders who can finance their farm production and buy their harvests. But in 2005, this gradually changed when Catholic Relief Services (CRS) project of Linking Smallholder Farmers to Market or LinkSFarM […]