The Program bridges the digital divide for farmers and fisherfolks in the countryside by providing them non-traditional livelihood through the use and sale of IT products and services.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
The Philippines and other agriculture-based economies have poor content and IT infrastructure that cater to farmers and fisherfolks in the countryside. Only 3-5% of the country’s agriculture sector is digitally literate. The benefits and opportunities brought about by the new economy must be experienced by these farmers and fisherfolks. B2bpricenow.com’s E-commerce for Farmers Program is addressing both the lack of Content and IT Connectivity that is badly needed by the agriculture sector
How will this project solve this problem?
Training of Cooperatives on the establishment of b2bcenters (2)Establishment of b2bcenters in premises of cooperatives (3)Training the cooperative in utilizing the centers for trading, knowledge dissemination, and enterprise development.
Potential Long Term Impact
The program aims to develop the economic capability of farmers and fisherfolks through their cooperatives. The program educates cooperatives to own and managed business centers in their municipality, and aims to establish 1,500 b2bcenters nationwide.
This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.