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
    Tel No. | Fax No.: (+63)(053)563-7229
    Email: lindvasq@yahoo.com | philrootcrops@vsu.edu.ph
    For queries, comments, and suggestions, kindly email us.
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