Industry Strategic Science and Technology Plans (ISPs) Platform

Sweetpotato

Science and Technology Community Based Farm (STCBF) on Sweet Potato Production in Basey, Samar

The project focuses on both the production and processing of sweetpotato (SP). For the production, more advanced technological interventions will be introduced in the locale by innovating the traditional method of planting to turn low harvests into higher yields. To achieve the desired goal of increasing the productivity from 4 tons/ha to 8 tons/ha, the …

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S&T-based Agricultural Farming Interventions on the Production of Camote And Gabi

The project aimed to cultivate high-yielding varieties of camote, specifically the NSIC Sp 30, gabi the Iniito of VG2, and the indigenous Morondon gabi variety. The project will establish three demo farms for camote, three demo farms for gabi Iniito variety, and one demo farm for gabi Morondon with a total land area of 3.5 …

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S&T-based Sweetpotato Value Chain Development for Food in Tarlac, Albay, Leyte and Samar

Then Leyte and Samar were devastated by super-typhoon Yolanda, which left agriculture in disarray. Developments in the aftermath of Yolanda brought sweetpotato as a significant crop intervention for food security, livelihoods, community resilience, and agriculture rehabilitation program in the coconut and rainfed areas. International and six local agencies (e.g., FAO, OXFAM, Red Cross, Catholic Relief …

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Sweetpotato-ISP Business Launch and Product Exhibit

The business launching and product exhibit of the S&T-based Sweetpotato Value Chain Development for Food in Tarlac, Albay, Leyte, and Samar Program was conducted during the 1st Magayon Bicol Agri-Expo held at Albay Farmers’ Bounty (AFB) Village in 2018.  The activity aimed to introduce newly developed sweetpotato-based products to consumers and potential investors/traders, which is …

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