Fil young leaders off to Japan to learn new agri practices, techniques

All bundled up, PEF senior KM officer Anna Brillante-Vibar, together with 14 young leaders from government and non-government organizations in the Philippines, braved the frigid cold to discover the secrets to successful farming in Japan.From January 8 to 24, 2019, the participants joined the ‘Knowledge Co-Creation Program for Young Leaders’ of the Japan International Cooperation […]

Why PH lags behind rural, agri devt

With the country’s agriculture sector growing by a dismal 0.56 percent in 2018 and rural poverty remaining high, there is a need to sound the alarm on what needs to be done for the country’s agriculture sector and rural areas. Read more: Why PH lags behind rural, agri devt

PEF team gears up for 2019

“CRITICAL THINKING, PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING” Gearing up for 2019, PEF team learned new tools, techniques, models and styles on proactive problem solving to work-related challenges.

Inflation slowed to 4.4%, but food prices up in NCR in January

MANILA, Philippines–Inflation rose 4.4 percent year-on-year in January, the slowest in 10 months, partly as the full impact of the second round of oil excise tax increase under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act was not yet felt at the start of the year. Read more: Inflation slowed to 4.4%, but food […]

Increasing farm productivity in Davao del Norte

PEF, Cocolink and Laak Multipurpose Cooperative collaborate to help cacao and coconut farmers in San Isidro, Davao del Norte. The partnership hopes to improve the farmers’ productivity and enable them to earn at least PHP 100,000.00 per year. This activity is part of the area development approach of PEF to broaden understanding of other industries […]

Water project unites Muslim-Christian, IP communities

Three communities in barangay Dumadalig, Tantangan, South Cotabato now have improved water sources with the rehabilitation and expansion of the Matimos Community-Managed Potable Water System. Maguindanaon Development Foundation, Inc., in partnership with Peace & Equity Foundation, and Coca-Cola Foundation Philippines, recently handed over the completed water supply system to the community-based Muslim Christian Water System […]

F4 inks partnership with PCART to conserve Northern Palawan Corridor

Four funding organizations known as the F4 (Peace and Equity Foundation, Foundation for the Philippine Environment, Foundation for a Sustainable Society (FSSI), and Forest Foundation Philippines) ink partnership with the Palawan Center for Appropriate Rural Technology (PCART) for the conservation of the Northern Palawan Corridor (San Vicente-Taytay-Roxas Forest Block and Cleopatra’s Needle). The project hopes to establish […]