4 youthful agripreneurs from Negros Occidental are among the 60 youths in Western Visayas whose challenge proposals passed the provincial stage screening for the Department of Agriculture’s (DA’s) Youth Farmers’ Problem: Kabataang Agribiz Aggressive Grant Support System.
They are Angel Grace Veñegas and Mae Jamili of Bago Town, and Andy Alimpulos and Jasper Neil Parcon of Kabanklan Town.
As provincial winners, they will each and every acquire P50,000 hard cash to finance their respective agri-centered tasks.
Rhea Cristina Resol, of the DA–Western Visayas’ Agribusiness and Promoting Assistance Division (Amad), the Business enterprise Model Canvas (BMC) of the provincial winners had been evaluated by the unique stakeholders like government companies, personal sector, and State Universities and Colleges (SUCs).
As a software concretizing business enterprise suggestions into a cohesive tactic, the BMC includes value proposition, buyer segments, promoting channels, consumer associations, vital means, key things to do, crucial companions, cost framework and earnings streams.
All in all, there are 29 project proposals in the location that have passed the provincial degree screening.
People in Negros Occidental provided the Duck Egg Manufacturing (absolutely free-array form) to Salted Egg and Hatchery Organization of Veñegas and Jamili, Natural Free of charge-Range Rooster of Alimpulos, and Compact Rice Hog and Vermi Tradition Generation of Parcon.
For the 26 many others, 9 winning entries are from Iloilo Capiz – six Aklan – 5 Guimaras – four and Antique two.
DA-Western Visayas, in a assertion, stated three entries shall be declared regional winners and shall obtain P150,000 per company.
From the 15 locations, the DA will detect the best six greatest entries as national winners to get P300,000 funds to advance the sustainability of their jobs.
The Kabataang Agribiz Aggressive Grant Help Plan is said to be one particular of the government’s actions to address the declining selection of farmworkers and the aging populace of farmers.
Youths age 18 to 30 several years old, normal-born Filipino, and in or out of university took aspect in the application, the company explained.
Favored applicants are people with formal or non-official schooling and training in agri-fishery and must implement connected enterprises that center on rural efficiency and profits.
The Youth Farmers’ Challenge adheres to the “OneDA” solution of professionalizing the agri-fishery sector by involving the youth in agribusiness undertakings and letting them to excel in their respective agriculture occupation paths, it additional.