ACIAR team revisits HORT/2007/066
An ACIAR team visited UPMin on March 21, 2023, for an impact assessment scoping mission on the "Enhanced profitability of selected vegetable value chains in the southern Philippines Program (HORT/2007/066)."
Bethany Davies, Research Manager, and Matt Armstrong, Research Officer of the ACIAR Portfolio Planning and Impact Evaluation, led the ACIAR team. They were accompanied by Julie Delforce of Alinea International, the evaluation consultant. Ms. Hazel Aniceto and Mara Faylon, the Country Manager and Assistant Country Manager, respectively, of ACIAR Philippines, completed the team.
The team paid a courtesy visit to the Office of the Chancellor, where they were received by the OIC, School of Management Dean Aurelia Luzviminida Gomez.
The ACIAR team likewise interviewed UPMin's Adjunct Professor Sylvia Concepcion, Asst. Prof. Roxanne Aguinaldo, Dean Gomez, and University Researcher Marilou Montiflor as key informants.
The project contributes to poverty alleviation, economic empowerment, and economic growth, through the agricultural and food management of small enterprises through the partnership of ACIAR with UPMin.