The Program has reached its second phase of bridging the digital divide for farmers and fisherfolks in the countryside by providing income diversification through the sale of IT products and services.
The Philippines as well as other agriculture-based countries has an average of 3-5% digital literacy rate and 70% of those “digital-knowledge challenged” are living below the poverty line. The use of information technology to the agriculture sector brings the biggest opportunity to catapult millions of the world’s farmers and fisherfolks to the new economy.
1.Training of Cooperatives to establish b2bcenters in their municipality .
2.Establish b2bcenters venture as income alternative
3.Training cooperative in using b2bcenters for trading, knowledge dissemination, and enterprise development.
The program aims to develop the information technology understanding of rural residents and create additional livelihood based on the sale of IT products and services. The program aims to establish 1,500 b2bcenters nationwide.
This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).
E-marketplace to open B2B kiosks
Portal for farmers records online transactions