LAGAWE,Ifugao(PIA) --The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Ifugao through its Negosyo Centers (NC) of Lamut and Lagawe conducted trainings for its beneficiaries.
NC Lagawe in partnership with Municipal Agriculture Office conducted Specialty Coffee Processing training for members of Caba Farmers Multi-purpose Cooperative (CFMPC) to enhance their knowledge on the processes and requirements of good quality coffee.
HOJAP Manager Shirley Tagtag served as trainer raising their awareness of the latest trends and prospects of the coffee industry.
DTI- Ifugao and NC- Lamut in partnership with Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) under its Special Training for Employment Program (STEP) also conducted the "Entrepreneurial Mindsetting and Best Game Seminar" at Macario Argueza Farm Learning Site for Agriculture in barangay Lawig.
DTI- Ifugao Specialist Eleanor Saludares and NC- Lamut Business Counsellor oriented the 25 farmer- entrepreneurs who are currently enrolled in the Learning Site.
Said training aims to enable participants to have the proper mindset before starting a business and teach them basic bookkeeping and financial statements that would help them in their business journey.
The TESDA STEP is a community-based specialty training program that addresses the specific skills needs of the communities and promotes on employment through entrepreneurial, self-employment, and service-oriented activities.(JDP/FBR-PIA CAR, Ifugao)