With a strong confidence that the coffee sector in Region 02 would prosper and that the Philippine Coffee Roadmap 2017-2022 is the most logical path to success, the Cagayan Valley Coffee Industry Council (CVCIC), the Department of Trade and Industry(DTI)-Region 02 and the Department of Agriculture(DA)-Region 02, initiated the Roadmap Localization in the region held on November 02-03, 2017 at the Cagayan Valley Research Center, San Felipe, Ilagan City, Isabela. This is to refresh the strategies and vision of the region in pursuing an inclusive development in all the stages of the industry’s value chain. In spite of the bad weather experienced by the region, it did not hinder the more than forty (40) stakeholders who participated in the workshop to contribute in this very important activity.
The DTI-Quirino Provincial Office, through the Negosyo Center Diffun and in partnership with the Diffun Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office (MSWDO) recently conducted a series of entrepreneurship seminars under the SME Roving Academy (SMERA) Program of the Department on October 16-20, 2017 at the RPBA Processing Center, Brgy. Rafael Palma, Diffun, Quirino.
Wearables and Homestyle Industry holds 2nd Cluster Meeting; conducts learning visit to Region 02’s Fabrication Laboratory
The members of the cluster team for the Wearables and Homestyle Industry convened on 20 October 2017 at the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Santiago City Negosyo Center to hold their 2nd Cluster Meeting. The industry is considered one of the priorities in Region 02 and had been receiving a lot of interventions especially on product development and technology promotion. Thus, the meeting was held to simultaneously conduct a learning visit to Region 02’s Fabrication Laboratory (FabLab) located in the city.