Training Programs

PhilRootcrops offers the following Trainings. For reservations, Please contact the Director.

Title

Brief Description

Duration

Reg. Fee (PhP)*

Cassava Production

Cassava Production Technology - (Lecture on site selection, land preparation, variety selection, preparation of planting materials, planting, weeding, fertilizer application, and cost and return analysis)

2 days

3,000.00/participant

Sweetpotato Production

Sweetpotato Production Technology - (Lecture on site selection, land preparation, variety selection, preparation of planting materials, planting, weeding, fertilizer application, and cost and return analysis)

2 days

3,000.00/participant

Gabi Production

Gabi Production Technology - (Lecture on site selection, land preparation, variety selection, preparation of planting materials, planting, weeding, fertilizer application, and cost and return analysis)

2 days

3,000.00/participant

Ubi Production

Ubi Production Technology - (Lecture on site selection, land preparation, variety selection, preparation of planting materials, planting, weeding, fertilizer application, and cost and return analysis)

2 days

3,000.00/participant

Cassava and Sweetpotato Production

Cassava and Sweetpotato Production Technology - (Lecture on site selection, land preparation, variety selection, preparation of planting materials, planting, weeding, fertilizer application, and cost and return analysis)

4 days

6,000.00/participant

Rootcrop-Based Feed Formulation and Feedmill Operation and Management

A Utilization of Cassava for Animal Feeds - (Lecture/Discussion on the importance of cassava as feed and the results of studies using cassava as animal feed)

4 days

6,000.00/participant

Cassava Production, Processing and Utilization

Cassava Production, Processing and Utilization Technology (Production - Lecture on site selection, land preparation, variety selection, preparation of planting materials, planting, weeding, fertilizer application, and cost and return analysis; Processing - Quality evaluation of raw materials, processing techniques, equipment design and selection, plant lay-outing, evaluation of finished products, packaging and marketing of fried, dehydrated, fruit-like, sugar-preserved, fermented and bakery products from cassava.)

4 days

6,000.00/participant

Sweetpotato Production, Processing and Utilization

Sweetpotato Production, Processing and Utilization Technology (Production - Lecture on site selection, land preparation, variety selection, preparation of planting materials, planting, weeding, fertilizer application, and cost and return analysis; Processing - Quality evaluation of raw materials, processing techniques, equipment design and selection, plant lay-outing, evaluation of finished products, packaging and marketing of fried, dehydrated, fruit-like, sugar-preserved, fermented and bakery products from different sweetpotato varieties.)

4 days

6,000.00/participant

Ubi, Taro and Other Minor Rootcrops Production, processing and Utilization

Ubi, Taro and other Minor Rootcrops Production, Processing and Utilization Technology (Production - Lecture on site selection, land preparation, variety selection, preparation of planting materials, planting, weeding, fertilizer application, and cost and return analysis; Processing - Quality evaluation of raw materials, processing techniques, equipment design and selection, plant lay-outing, evaluation of finished products and packaging and marketing.

4 days

6,000.00/participant

Cassava and Sweetpotato Production, Processing and utilization 5 days 7,500.00/participant

Rootcrop-based Soy Sauce Production

 

5 days

7,500.00/participant

Techniques in the Fabrication of Rootcrop Chipping Machine

 

5 days

7,500.00/participant

Farm Tractor Operation and Management

 

4 days

6,000.00/participant

Rootcrop Tissue Culture

 

5 days

7,500.00/participant

Soil and Plant Tissue Analyses 5 days 7,500.00/participant

Sweetpotato Processing

Quality evaluation of raw materials, processing techniques, equipment design and selection, plant lay-outing, evaluation of finished products, packaging and marketing of fried, dehydrated, fruit-like, sugar-preserved, fermented and bakery products from different sweetpotato varieties.

5 days

7,500.00/participant

Cassava Processing

Quality evaluation of raw materials, processing techniques, equipment design and selection, plant lay-outing, evaluation of finished products, packaging and marketing of fried, dehydrated, fruit-like, sugar-preserved, fermented and bakery products from cassava.

5 days

7,500.00/participant

Ubi Processing

Quality evaluation of raw materials, processing techniques, equipment design and selection, plant lay-outing, evaluation of finished products, packaging and marketing of fried chips/strips, dehydrated powder, confectioneries, spreads, steamed and bakery products from different ubi varieties.

5 days

7,500.00/participant

Enterprise Development

Concepts, Importance, Role and Components of EDT; Rural-based Enterprise Development (RED)

4 days

6,000.00/participant

*Subject to change without prior notice
- (minimum of 15 participants) inclusive of board and lodging

Application/Reservation

Application or Reservation should be made at least two (2) months before the scheduled training dates. Interested agencies may write or call the:

The Director
PhilRootcrops, Visayas State University
Visca, Baybay City, Leyte, Philippines 6521-A
Tel. No. (053) 563-7229
Telefax No. (053) 563-7229

About PhilRootcrops

The Philippine Root Crop Research and Training Center (PhilRootcrops) is a government research, development and training institution for root and tuber crops: cassava, sweetpotato, taro, yam, yambean, arrowroot and other rootcrops.
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Vision, Mission & Goal

Vision
Creating wealth, enhancing health, improving lives through roots and tubers
Mission
To provide the national leadership in formulating and implementing strategic root crop research and development programs that can reduce poverty and food insecurity
Goal
To generate and promote root crop innovations and information that can improve the lives of stakeholders along the root crop value chain.

Contact Information

DR. ERLINDA A. VASQUEZ
Director
PhilRootcrops, VSU,Visca, Baybay City, Leyte, Philippines 6521-A
Telephone / Fax No.: +63 (053)563-7229 Trunkline: +63 (053) 565 0600 local 1063
Email: lindvasq@yahoo.com | philrootcrops@vsu.edu.ph
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