With so much willingness to help the farmers and vegetable industry in the region, the Department of Agriculture XI – Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division through the Foundation for Rural Enterprise and Ecology Development of Mindanao (FREEDOM) Inc. initiated a Market Assessment Study for Vegetables in Davao Region.
whose economic structure was supported solely by the sugar industry, experienced a great decline. At the time, a hunger relief program called the "Negros Campaign" was conducted with the help of Japanese NGOs. 30 years has passed since, and Negros' farming industry has changed dramatically.
FREEDOM, Inc. began its implementation of the Sugar Block Farming Project in South Negros.
This is a livelihood project for the National Power Corporation (NPC)’s Tiwi Reservation Geothermal Area. Dr. Al Derecho, Project Team Leader and Dr. Redentor Briones Senior Consultant