Winrock PCCP turns over food safety device grant to DOST
BUTUAN CITY, Philippines - The Philippine Cold Chain Project (PCCP) implemented by Winrock International and funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is collaborating with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – Caraga in promoting food safety in the region.
As part of the partnership campaign, Winrock PCCP represented by Chief of Party Nic Richards officially turned over a unit of luminometer, a food safety device grant to DOST Caraga Regional Director Dominga Mallonga, on February 15, 2018 at DOST Regional Office, Butuan City.
Improving the slaughterhouse facilities in the region:
Winrock International-Philippine Cold Chain Project inks Memorandum of Agreement with the Local Government Units of Talacogon, Agusan del Sur, Cagwait and Marihatag in Surigao del Sur, and Buenavista, Agusan del Norte in the implementation of “Improving Meat Establishments For Hygienic Meat Production in Caraga Region. L-R: Cagwait Muicipal Mayor Hon. LilLian Lozada, Marihatag Municipal Mayor Hon. Alan Pelenio, Talacogon Municipal Mayor Jesryl Masendo, National Meat Inspection Service Regional Technical Director Desiderio Julaton, and Winrock- PCCP Deputy Chief of Party Jim L. Orprecio. The project aims to develop LGU Meat Control System that is compliant with national standards, responsive to the needs of meat industry stakeholders, and protection of the health and general welfare of the meat consuming public.
Expanding Outreach: Building the Caraga Cold Chain Network
The Cold Chain Association of the Philippines, Inc. (CCAP) is a multi-sectoral grouping of companies and professional organizations involved in the various processes and activities in managing the supply chain for perishable food products.
Fisherfolk cashing in on lobster
Life of farm families in Caraga, the second poorest region in the country, is becoming much better, thanks to a four-year program funded by USDA and implemented by Winrock International.
This is the Philippine Cold Chain Project which was started in September 2013 in the two Agusan provinces, two Surigaos and Dinagat Island...
USDA to build integrated marketing center in Caraga
NASIPIT, Agusan del Norte- Rotten fruits and vegetables from Caraga Region and nearby provinces before it reaches its destination like Manila or Cebu.
The notion of “no available place for processing and storage,” will be thing of the past when the project is completed.
PCCP brings Carga's Best to International Food Show
In support of expanding trade of agricultural products, the Philippine Cold Chain Project (PCCP) will be bringing Caraga’s Best to the International Food Exhibit (IFEX) on May 21-24, 2015 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. - by Babes Tuso