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  1. 1. 87 East DBP Village, Ma-a, Davao City Ph. (82) 298-6250
  2. 2. Farmers Field School (FFS):Developing Next Generation of Cocoa Farmers Janoz Xn Yesu S. Laquihon Training & Extension Coordinator/Communications Unit Coordinator ACDI/VOCA
  3. 3. OUTLINE1. Overview: CoCoPal Project2. The CBAM Model3. Farmers Field School: CEG managed4. Conclusion
  4. 4. CoCoPal:• CoCoPal = Cocoa, Coconut and Palayamanan.• Palayamanan concept “rice-based diversified farming” (developed by PhilRice)• CoCoPal targets: Improve the income and food security of 25,000 farmers through integrated farming system connected by “value chain approach”• Target to improve the “post-harvest processing facilities, practices and standards for cacao, coconut and rice.• This will strengthen the “value chains” especially the “role” of small holder farmers.
  5. 5. Sustainable Food Productionand Sustainable Livelihoods forsmallholder farmers : CoCoPAL
  6. 6. Major features of the CoCoPal Program• Industries of: Cocoa, Coconut and Rice Sectors• Other Industries: fruits, vegetables animals/fish as part of Integrated farming systems• Total Direct Beneficiaries of the program: 25,000• Total Indirect Beneficiaries of the program: 125,000• Started: December 2009• Anticipated Project completion date: June 2013
  7. 7. 75 Village Technology and Extension Farms, VTEFs Palayamanan farming systems based mainly on cocoa, coconut , rice fruit trees, vegies, are A1 established and validatedThe CoCoPal project will support extension and training in Palayamanan practices and systems that lead toenhanced farm productivity, post-harvest processing, and market development of rice, coconut and cocoaenterprises of smallholder farmers. A network of strategically located demo farms will be developed todemonstrate, validate and extend to farmers the appropriate Palayamanan systems adapted to the differentregions and ecological zones in Mindanao.
  8. 8. A2Training & Extension 62 CEFs + 340 CFLs to train25,000 Farmers in Farmer Field Schools
  9. 9. A3150 POST HARVESTFACILITIES:boost accessibility andproductivity of post harvestprocessing of rice, coconutand cocoa products
  10. 10. A4300 MICRO ENTERPRISES SUPPORTEDfor enhanced availability and reducedcost of improved rice, coconut, cocoaand other plant materials
  11. 11. 300 MICRO ENTERPRISES SUPPORTEDDevelopment and extension oforganic based fertiliser andpesticides inputs for Palayamananfarming systems A5
  12. 12. Value Chain Growth, smallholderempowerment, business development A6 Economic Advancement & Resource Network (EARN)
  13. 13. We work across the value chain:from farm to Van Constraints not addressed lead to bottlenecks and mis-trust
  14. 14. Private and Public partnerships:MARS, WCF, PhilRice, CIDAMi, FEDCO,PASCFO, APEX, CSI, etc.
  15. 15. Facilitation of market linkages Slide from Royal Tropical Institute, Netherlands
  16. 16. Farmer Field Schools, demo farms, farmer to farmermechanisms, on farm R&D as extension methods
  17. 17. The CoCoPal Training & Extension• Training & Extension = 1 of the 6 main activities CoCoPal Program• Target: 25,000 farmers trained• Approach: FFS using CBAM• CEG: 1 CEF + 6 CFLs• Provide ToT, IST, Field Coaching• Provide assistance in the conduct of FFS• Provide Learning Materials and Guides
  18. 18. The CoCoPal Training & Extension• CEF – manages the CEG (Technicians)• CFL – Facilitates the conduct of FFS (Farmers) • Volunteers • Farmer to Farmer • Develops & Manages their own Learning Sites using Farm Planning as a tool
  19. 19. CoCoPal Barangay AgriBusiness Model (CBAM)
  20. 20. CoCoPal Barangays Agri-Business Model (CBAM) MODEL 1: Learning Site1 Learning Site2 Learning Site3 CoCoPal VTEF MGT CFL3 Curriculum PHF T&E R&D on Farm CFL1 CFL2 TRAINING/FFSLGU OIF VTEF PMF CFL6 FIELD DAYS Sell of inputs CEF Seeds/seedlings CLINICS FARM SYSTEMS CFL5 CFL4 CLINICS By-products FFS Learning Site6 Learning Site5 Learning Site4 FARM VISIT X3 Market Orientation CoCoPal Extension Group (CEG) Finance Education Facilitate & EARN MODEL 3: Possible new Support MODEL 2: AGRI FFS group Cluster of ENTERPRISE Micro-Finance Farmers & Agri-Credit Business Planning JR / YOUTH NON-COCOPAL • Institution FARMERS • Contract growing Financial Planning FFS • BNPL Market Planning • Private Enterprise • Traders & Input Suppliers VTEF SITES Out of School SCHOOL Farmer /CURRICULUM Unemployed Groups/Asso Plant RAISE AWARENESS Producers Services SCHOOLS TRADERS Input Supply Export Domestic VILLAGE COMMUNITY
  21. 21. CoCoPal Farmers Field School (FFS)
  22. 22. CoCoPal believes that FFS… a participatory trainingapproach (extension tool and aform of adult education) Farmer-driven: ideal forlarge numbers ofsmallholder farmers
  23. 23. CoCoPal believes that FFS… is focused on building farmers’capacity on decision- making How? increased knowledge andunderstanding of the agro-ecosystem Farmer-participants make regular field using VORAD
  24. 24. CoCoPal FFS has … 25-30 farmers pergroup 50 farmers per CFL 300 farmers per CEF meets regularly Is guided by atrained facilitator
  25. 25. Basis of Training for CoCoPal
  27. 27. Training Approach (4 As)• Activity – used as an ice breaker/introductory activity related to the topic / goal or expectation setting• Analysis – analyze the activity conducted, leveling of knowledge and expectation• Abstraction – Proper lecture/ theoretical input• Application – Hands-on / Practicum / Application of knowledge and skills / Learning by doing
  28. 28. COCOPAL CHECK SYSTEM: SESSION GUIDE FOR CFLS IN THE CONDUCT OF FFS CLASSESSESSION STEP TOPIC DURATION KEY CHECKS • FFS area prepared / LS prepared Entry plan / Orientation of based on the CFLs training plan 0 CoCoPal Project @ Brgy level 1 month • List of possible farmer enrollees Officials obtained KeyCheck 1: • TPR 1, TPR2 and Master list completed, • Course outline/ Training Plan discussed, • Scheduled training dates, • Farmers grouped / Interim Officers Step 1. Orientation of CoCoPal 1 1 4 hours organized, Program • Expectations leveled off, House Rules (No. of hours, etc) formulated; • FFS Budget discussed; • FAQs on CoCoPal answered; • Letter of Support from BLGU/ Certification from LGU signed. KeyCheck 2: Step 2. Farmers Vision, Goals & 2 2 4 hours • Written farmers VGO, Farm locator Objectives map, Farm Resource Map achieved
  29. 29. SAMPLE TIME SCHEDULE of COCOPAL FFS CLASS Oras Activity Objective R. Person 8:00-8:15 Roll Call / Paghibalo kinsa ang present ug pag Host Teams Attendance “remind” unsay nahitabo sa niaging FFS /Recap 8:15-9:00 Reporting matag Para mahibalo unsay sitwasyon sa matag CFL / pungpong / uma Mag-uuma VORAD 9:00-9:15 Group Dynamics • Pagpalagsik sa grupo, CFL / / Activity & • Pag-hatag ug ideya sa sunod nga Mag-uuma / Analysis topiko Host Team • Pagsubay kung unsa pay wala nahibal-i sa partisipante9:15- 10:30 Topic Pag hatag sa kahibalo / lecture CFL / CEF / (Abstraction) Speaker10:30-11:30 Practicum Pag-apply sa nahibal-an diha sa imong Mag-uuma / (Application) uma CFL / CEF / Speaker11:30-11:40 Review Pag-review sa natun-an / pagtubag sa CFL mga pangutana11:40-11:45 Roll Call / Aron pag sayod kinsay “late comer” o Host Teams Attendance / absent Announcement
  32. 32. EXT. MATERIALS PLANS FOR 2013 ACDI/VOCACoCoPal Multimedia (pending approval) • CoCoPal SCHOOL ON THE AIR (CSOAP) • CoCoPal SMS Information Center (CSIC) • NEWSLETTERS • AVP
  33. 33. CONCLUSION ACDI/VOCA empowering people & businesses succeed in the global economy
  34. 34. CONCLUSIONThrough the ACDI/VOCA’sCoCoPal Farming Systems project …I personally believe It can helpDevelop next generation ofCocoa Farmers here in Mindanao.
  35. 35. CONCLUSIONFarmers…Volunteers…that areempowered tosucceed inglobaleconomy.