Strengthening links: Province of East Flanders-Solidagro Solidarity Mission in the Cordillera Region 2023
March 29, 2023 at 10:47 AM
With more than 10,000 kilometers separating us, it is sometimes difficult to make contact. That is why some Belgian colleagues visited the Philippine partners in March, with whom we carry out our programs together and who come face to face with the reality of farming communities on a daily basis. Together with CDPC (Center for Development Programs in the Cordillera), our partner since 1993, we set out on the site. We hereby share the article published by CDPC after our visit.
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Highlight of Solidagro program in the Philippines
December 28, 2022 at 2:27 PM
In 2022, the Philippine partners have embarked on engaging the youth in promoting agroecology. The involvement of young people in agroecology is crucial because they are the ones who will face the worst effects of climate change and environmental destruction.
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Learning farm in the Philippines provides its own electricity
November 17, 2022 at 5:11 PM
Capacity building of local farmers is Solidagro's 'core business'. Besides upgrading the water pump in Dilag (read more here), our local partner CDPC also installed solar panels on the agro-ecological learning farm in Lacnog, southeast of Tabuk. Honnold Foundation funded the panels, Solidagro, through CDPC, provides the organic fertilisers, training and general operation of the farm.
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Philippine partner CDPC opts for green energy
November 17, 2022 at 4:06 PM
Capacity building of local farmers is Solidagro's 'core business'. In October, our Philippine partner CDPC (Center for Development Programs in the Cordillera), completed two solar energy projects in that context, with Solidagro's support. The community of Dilag village, with whom CDPC is working, took the initiative itself to start up and maintain an electric water system. And the Lacnog agro-ecological school was also in need of green energy.
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African Alliance for Food Sovereignty calls for unified agroecological position at Climate Summit
October 10, 2022 at 2:31 PM
Good agroecological news from Africa, where we are working in Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal. The Alliance for the Food Sovereignty of Africa (AFSA), with more than 30 civil society groups from 50 African countries, is rallying behind the mission to make African agriculture agroecological. Following the November Climate Summit (COP27), the AFSA therefore formulated six recommendations.
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