Cupping competition highlights emerging Ifugao coffee industry

The coffee industry in Asipulo, Ifugao got a major boost with the conduct of the first Cupping Competition during the town’s Kulpi’d Asipulo Festival on April 16, 2019. Asipulo has the biggest coffee planting area in Ifugao, a major Robusta coffee producer, with about 1,394 hectares or 55% of the province’s total coffee area. Robusta […]

Outgoing PEF chair celebrates the gift of partnerships

Mr. Benjamin D. Abadiano, outgoing Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) chair, showed his deep appreciation to the PEF board, members and staff at the 17th General Assembly. Mr. Abadiano served as Chair since 2014.“I would like to thank each one of you for allowing me to grow with you in this wonderful journey together in […]

CSO leaders convene for 17th PEF
General Assembly

PEF Executive Director, Roberto R. Calingo, presented to the General Assembly (GA) the Foundation’s achievements in 2018 to bring the organization to its goal of creating self-sustaining households and communities.“We started focusing on selected communities and areas that we are working with. From 16 provinces, we shifted our focus to eight (8) areas to ensure […]

Community leader introduces new methods of crab fattening

Community leader and Coalition of Municipal Fisherfolks Association of Zamboanga Sibugay chair Roberto Ballon teaches new techniques of crab fattening to 20 fisherfolk in Brgy. Walay, Padre Burgos, Quezon. He gamely shows how he ties the crabs for transport to buyers. “Pag nag-alaga kayo ng King Crab, aabot ng isang libong piso kada piraso ang […]

Supporting SE partners through Agroenterprise Development

PEF partners – LAAK MULTI-PURPOSE COOPERATIVE, Cocolink, Franklin Baker Company of the Philippines, and LGU SAN Isidro Davao del Norte – beefed up their marketing skills with the Agroenterprise Development training on 7-8 February 2019 in Laak, Compostela Valley. The 8-step clustering approach, developed by CRS Philippines, covers market-driven strategies and practices linking the farmers to markets. #agroenterprise #pefscaleup

A new coffee processing center will open soon in Lebak, Sultan Kudarat

A new coffee processing center will open soon in Lebak, Sultan Kudarat! Supported by Peace & Equity Foundation and the Department of Agrarian Reform, Philippines, the post- harvest facility of the Keytodac Coffee Growers Association will provide services to coffee farmers in Sultan Kudarat. #pefscaleup #pefgrowstheenterprise #coffeePH #socialenterprise

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 […]

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.

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