DA-CV Launches KAMMP in Negros Oriental Province

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Created on Wednesday, 08 August 2018

The first batch of the Kapatid Agri Mentor ME Program (KAMMP) was launched recently in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental.

Conducted by the Department of Agriculture (DA), the program is in collaboration with the Agriculture Training Institute (ATI), and Philippine Council for Entrepreneurship (PCE) – Go Negosyo.

KAMMP aims to align the agri-preneurs’ mindset and values that are essential to run a successful enterprise, equip the mentees with proper production techniques, practical knowledge and strategies through lecture sessions, develop the mentees as future mentors of the program, and nurture a community of dynamic, competitive and sustainable agri-preneurs that is aligned with the Philippine Government’s thrust of inclusive growth, among others.

Eden J. Salazar of the Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD) of DA-7 said that KAMMP is a program that focuses on mentoring to help upscale farm businesses, cooperatives, and associations. It’s goal is to engage the mentees with money and market partners to increase production and income.

Sarah J. Perocho, Chief of the Agricultural Program Coordinating Office (APCO) expressed gratitude for the positive response of the agri-preneurs who joined and availed of the KAMMP training in the province. She believed that this will help boost the agri-business in the province.

Three modules were discussed to include Entrepreneurial Mind Setting and Values Formation, Marketing Management, and Business Canvass Model (BCM).

Among the PCE-Go Negosyo Mentors were Ranilo M. Maderazo, Victor N. Madlangbayan, and Jose Alvaro Severino C. Nito.