CIDAMi is connected with and members of various professional organizations that share the same vision in the agri-enterprise sector. We value the aid of our partners as their work helps us in accomplishing our dream.
Learn about what our partners are doing to help study, promote, and improve the Philippine Cacao industry.
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ACDI/VOCA is a private, international development nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C, United States. Incorporated in 1965. ACDI/VOCA’s mission is “to promote economic opportunities for cooperatives, enterprises and communities through the innovative application of sound business practice”.
UNDP is the United Nations’ global development network that advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. It provides expert advice, training, and grants support to developing countries, with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries.
PBSP is the largest business sector-led social development organization in the Philippines committed to poverty reduction. Since it was established in 1970, PBSP and its 271 large, small and medium-scale member-companies have been uplifting the lives of Filipinos through programs on Health, Education, Environment, and Livelihood and Enterprise Development (HEEL).
MinDA is a Philippine government agency created through Republic Act 9996 or the Mindanao Development Authority Act of 2010. The office is mandated to promote, coordinate, and facilitate the active and extensive participation of all sectors to effect socioeconomic development of Mindanao.
The USDA, also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal government policy on farming, agriculture, forestry, and food. It aims to meet the needs of farmers and ranchers, promote agricultural trade and production, work to assure food safety, protect natural resources, foster rural communities, and end hunger in the United States and internationally.
The DA, is the executive department of the Philippine government responsible for the promotion of agricultural and fisheries development and growth. It houses responsibilities related to the agricultural sector.
The DTI is the executive department of the Philippine Government tasked to expand Philippine trade, industries and investments as the means to generate jobs and raise incomes for Filipinos. It acts as catalyst for intensified private sector activity in order to accelerate and sustain economic growth through comprehensive industrial growth strategy, progressive and socially responsible trade liberalization and deregulation programs and policy-making designed for the expansion and diversification of Philippine trade – both domestic and foreign.
LWR is an international non-governmental organization that focuses on sustainable development projects and disaster relief and recovery. LWR works to improve the lives of millions of smallholder farmers and people experiencing poverty in Africa, Asia and Latin America, both in times of emergencies and for the long term. It also builds and maximizes community assets to develop strong local economies and resilient communities, toward its ultimate vision of an end to poverty, injustice and human suffering by focusing on Agriculture, Climate, and Emergency Operations.
Oikocredit is one of the world’s largest sources of private funding to the microfinance sector, providing credit to all equity to low-income earners and small businesses through microfinance institutions across the developing world. It also finances producer organizations such as agricultural cooperatives, fair trade organizations and small to medium enterprises (SMEs), which build local economies and stronger communities. Oikocredit strives to work with its partners to achieve a positive triple bottom line: social, environmental and financial results. Oikocredit is privately financed through investments of individual organizations.
Oikocredit has been a partner of CIDAMi since 2014 in the conduct of series of capacity-buiding activities for cacao cooperatives.