The Industry of Organic Farming in the Philippines: The Case of Organizational Capacity Assessment of Organic Farmers Associations in La Trinidad, Benguet.

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Dr. Edgardo Rodrigueza
Dr. Demetrio P. Salipsip, Jr.b
Jacqueline L. Lucero, MaEd, RLc
Hener M. Salbino, RLd
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aPresident and Dean of the College of Business, Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Economics, Enderun Colleges; bResearch Director and Professor in the College of Business, Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Economics, Enderun Colleges; cAcademic Librarian and Associate Editor, Enderun Colleges & Asst. Professorial Lecturer III, PUP Sta. Mesa (Part-time); dLibrarian, La Consolacion College
 

KEYWORDS
 
Organic farming, La Trinidad, Benguet, organic agriculture, organic farmers, organic farmers associations, capacity building, capacity assessment, organizational capacity

 
ABSTRACT

 
The study focuses on the organizational capacity of organic farmer associations in La Trinidad, Benguet.  It determined the demographic profile of organic farmers associations and assessed their building capacity in terms of leadership, management and operations, service, community engagement, and evaluative capacity. It also tackles the present challenges they are facing and how they could drive capacity building efforts.

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