CIDAMi shares various projects with partner professional organizations that share the same vision in the agri-enterprise sector. Here is the list of programs that CIDAMi has been involved with so far since the organization’s run.

Learn more about the programs and projects and how they contributed to the Philippine Cacao industry as well as the livelihood and well-being of farmers.

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Cocopal SquareA project designed to improve household income and food security of farmers and beneficiaries. The program got its name from the word combination of cocoa, coconut and Palayamanan (rice and kayamanan).

The CocoPal Project was able to reach out 25,000 farmers and 125,000 indirect beneficiaries. It also improved post-harvesting facilities and practices for cocoa, coconut, and rice.


MinCARES squareA project aimed to improve the livelihoods of farmers in Davao Oriental, ComVal Province, and the upland Barangays in Davao City affected by the typhoon Bopha. The project aims to do this through Cacao-based farm diversification.

A total of 930 families were involved in the project, including the farmer training facilitators.

CaCao Feast

cacao FEST sqA project designed to transition and follow up the MinCARES project. The overall goal of the project is to improve the sustainability of cocoa enterprise of 1,000 smallholder farmers in Davao region. It placed greater emphasis on improving cocoa farmers’ enterprise sustainability from the previous MinCARES project and expanding its reach to other smallholder cacao farmers in other selected areas of Davao Region.

The objectives are for cacao farmers to harvest more abundantly, improve their business capability, and organize effectively for marketability and income.

Cacao Doctors Training

cacao docA program developed by CIDAMi aimed to equip and foster technical, financial, and practical skills of cacao farmers and businessmen wishing to start and develop cacao farming. It is a six (6)-day intensive training from classroom training (theory and basic knowledge) down to hands-on and applied training, with the last day devoted to farm tour.

A certificate will be awarded to participants complete with shirt. If the program is completed, participants will become certified cacao doctors.

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