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Kalampusan 2013 3rd Quarter

Kalampusan 2013 3rd Quarter

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Kalampusan is a report on the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) - Central Visayas Office activities, projects and programs.
Kalampusan is a report on the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) - Central Visayas Office activities, projects and programs.

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Kalampusan 3nd Quarter 2013
http://kalampusan.weebly.com/ Enabling Business Empowering Consumers
Shared Service Facilities
News Bites
Kalampusan sa OTOPStore Cebu
SME Roving Caravan
 A close look at theSandugo Trade Expo2013
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In this issue:
Around Php 30 Million have beenallotted for Shared Service Facilities(SSFs) of small business enterprises andcooperatives in Central Visayas.To increase production volume andenhance quality of productsmanufactured by local MSMEs, theDepartment of Trade and Industryregion 7 (DTI 7) recently launched SSFsin Bohol and Siquijor.Launched within the 3rd Quarter this
year was Bohol’s shared facility for
 banana, calamay and meat processing.Also launched within the given quarter is
Siquijor’s SSF for wood craft Industry,
labelling and Bayong production.The SSF project of DTI is aimed atimproving the productivity of entrepreneurs by providing processingmachines/equipment/tools for thecommon use of identified beneficiaries
Php 30 M alloted for SSFs in Region 7
With more business and product improvement opportunities rolledtheir way, small entrepreneurs have more reasons to be optimisticthis quarter.
simultaneous launching of the SME Roving Academy and signingof the Memorandum of Agreement for Shared Service Facilities(SSF) for MSMEs project of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) was made during the opening program of the Sandugo TradeExpo 2013 held in Tagbilaran City, Bohol.
SSF MOA signing with project co
operatorsfrom Bohol and Siquijor.
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To address the lack of modern tools in thefood processing industry in Bohol, the De-partment of Trade and Industry (DTI)turned over P3M worth of food processingequipment to Calamay processors in Al-burquerque and Jagna, banana proces-sors from Sevilla, Anda, Balilihan and Ma-ribojoc on August 30 under the SharedService Facility (SSF) Program.
This move is in line with the call of Presi-dent Aquino for all sectors of the economyto be part of the country’s “inclusivegrowth”.
The DTI saw the need to address the mar-ket’s stringent requirements for food safetyand quality and increase the competitive-ness of MSMEs in Central Visayas throughthe Shared Service Facility Program.
SSFs aim to provide local MSME’s com-mon service facilities, modern equipmentand access to the latest technology.
With MSMEs constituting around 99% of the total business enterprises in the regionmost of which lack the needed facilities,SSFs play a vital role in MSMEs comply-ing with the product quality standard thatthe market demands.
 A total of Php 29.584 Million funds havebeen allocated by the government thisyear for the establishment of SSFs.
The SSF project of DTI is aimed atimproving the quality andproductivity of entrepreneurs byaddressing the gaps andbottlenecks in the value chain of priority industry clusters through theprovision of processing machines/equipment/tools for the common useof the identified beneficiaries.
Mainly, the SSF project has twomajor objectives, namely: toenhance the competitiveness of thepriority industry clusters through theuse of quality and productivityenhancing machinery andequipment; and, to develop priorityand market
driven industries insupport to the National IndustryCluster Capacity EnhancementProject (Niccep).
In the 3rd quarter, shared servicefacilities for woodworking, bayongproduction and food labelling werelaunched in Siquijor.DTI, through the SSF program, aims toprovide the micro, small and mediumentrepreneurs (MSMEs) better andnew technologies and equipment.
This is to improve the quality of goodsand productivity, thus, increasing thecompetitiveness of MSMEs andhelping them graduate into the nextlevel where they can tap a better andwider market and be integrated in theglobal supply chain.Co
operators of the shared servicefacilities signed a memorandum of agreement during the official openingof the Sandugo Trade Expo at theIsland City Mall, Tagbilaran City in Julythis year.
Shared Service Facilitiesfor MSMEs in Siquijor
DTI turns
over SSFs to foodprocessors in Bohol
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News Bites
The Department of Trade andIndustry in cooperation withDeutsch Gesellschaft fur Inter-nationale Zusammenarbeit –Promotion of Green EconomicDevelopment (GIZ
ProGED)and the Bohol Provincial Gov-ernment held a Forum for LocalGovernment Unit Officials onthe Promotion of Green Eco-nomic Development on July 25at the Metro Centre Hotel, Tag-bilaran City.ProGED is a developmentcooperation project betweenDTI and GIZ, the objective of which is to help address theneed of greening the Philippineeconomy toward sustainabledevelopment and growth. Spe-cifically, the ProGED programenvisions to improve the com-petitiveness of MSMEs in thetourism sector and to encour-age them to support sustaina-ble tourism as a strategy for economic development.
ProGED recognizes the criticalrole of LGUs in tourism devel-opment. By identifying localopportunities for green invest-ments and passing local poli-cies and ordinances, LGUs canencourage a shift towards sus-tainable tourism activities andpractices that would help im-prove the competitiveness of local tourism destinations andenterprises.
This forum was a key vehiclefor collaboration to put forwardstrategies and objectives topromote Green Economic De-velopment (ProGED) in theProvince of Bohol.
Health and Wellness Coun-cil was formed to implementaction plans and motivatethe stakeholders in uppingtheir involvement with thisproject.
The Health and Wellnessvalue chain began to takeshape in 2008 using theValue links methodology, asystematic and systemicapproach to enhancing thecompetitiveness of valuechains and fostering pro
poor growth. It was intro-duced by then GermanTechnical Cooperation(GTZ) now GIZ.
The objectives of the saidplanning workshop was toThe ProGED Project organizedthe “Upgrading and Greening of the Health and Wellness TourismValue Chain of Cebu” on August8 at Harold's Hotel Cebu City.
Companies in the province par-ticipated in a series of focusedgroup discussions to create anaction plan in developing thesector. Government agenciesand other institutions supportingthe sector were also present dur-ing the activity.
To recall, the groups arrived onthe Strategic Objective of offeringlight medical, dental and well-ness tour packages, primarily tothe Overseas Filipinos, throughproduct and market developmentand group discussions. With thiscore guiding principle, the Cebuvalidate upgrading strategiesand activities of the Health andWellness Tourism Value Chainof Cebu. Next is to present theenvironmental hotspots andproposed work packages toaddress them and finally, toprepare the “greening” actionplan of the Health and Well-ness Tourism Value Chain.
Most of the participants in theplanning workshops joined inthe discussion of different keyfunctional groups namelytransportation group, tour op-erators, restaurants, SPA andmassage centers, clinic opera-tors, etc. The companies whoshared their greening practicesare BE, Plantation Bay, Na-ture's Legacy, and PerpetualSuccour Hospital.

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