Agribusiness

Agribusiness Masterclass in the Philippines

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Project code
AGB/2019/101
Program
Budget
AUD 250,000
Research program manager
Mr Howard Hall
Project leader
Dr Lilly Lim-Camacho, CSIRO
Duration:
JUN 2019
JUN 2021
Project status
Concluded
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Overview

This project aimed to develop capabilities in inclusive agribusiness research, leadership and collaboration with selected researchers, policy makers and private sector managers in the Philippines

The agribusiness masterclass has been a long-running ACIAR program that aims to build market and value chain research capacity in-country.

By harnessing regional agribusiness masterclass expertise and building on outcomes of agribusiness projects in the Phillippines, the project develops capabilities in inclusive agribusiness research, leadership and collaboration with selected researchers, policy makers and private sector managers associated with Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) and ACIAR agribusiness research and innovation in the Philippines.

Project outcomes

  • Developing and delivering short-course training in key agribusiness research, management and leadership concepts for PCAARRD Industry Strategic Science and Technology Plan (ISP) managers; 
  • Adapting the Agribusiness Master Class, including new modules, content and case studies to suit the learning needs and contexts in the Philippines.
  • Delivering and evaluating the Agribusiness master class with a focus on analytical capability to identify opportunities and partners for inclusive agribusiness-led development in value chains in the Philippines.
Key partners
The University of Queensland, Australia
International consultant, Climate Smart Solutions, Australia
International consultant, FocusGroupGo, Vietnam
Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development
Foodlink Advocacy Cooperative, Philippines