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Use of Salt as Fertilizer for Coconut

The application of sodium chloride (NaCl) can increase nut production, copra weight per nut and copra yield per tree. Research studies on chloride nutrition and fertilization of coconuts were extensively reported in 1972 on the positive responses of young and bearing coconuts to chlorine application. This was the result of adding potassium chloride to palms [&hellip

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Wholesale Lending Window for Graduating Micros and BMBEs (Small Business Corporation)

SMALL BUSINESS CORPORATION (Small Business Guarantee and Finance Corporation) 17th & 18th Floors, 139 Corporate Centre, Valero Street Salcedo Village, Makati City Program Title: WHOLESALE LENDING WINDOW FOR GRADUATING MICROS AND BMBEs (For All SBC Accredited Financial Institutions) Sub-Borrower Definition: * With asset size of not more than P3.0 Million; and * Total loans inclusive [&hellip

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How to Delay the Ripening of Fruits

How to Delay the Ripening of Fruits According to researchers at the UP Los Baños, the ripening of fruits can be delayed from one to two weeks under the following conditions. 1. Don’t pick the fruits very soon. Trees have a natural way of retarding the ripening of fruits. 2. Take care not to bruise [&hellip

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Vitamin C Makes Pigs Grow Faster, Bigger

According to a team of experts from UP at Los Baños, adding ascorbic acid or Vitamin C to the diet of pigs — 800 gms. for every kilo of feeds, will make them grow faster compared to those treated with normal diets. It was further noted that Vitamin-C treated pigs when slaughtered had a higher [&hellip

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Cassava Production Guide

Cassava Production Guide for Beginners Cassava can be a long term plant, from six months to two years depending upon the use it is intended for. Although this grows anywhere that the soil is loose and not water logging, and rich, farmers do not care much for it. Many are still unaware that besides being [&hellip

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Livelihood Development Program for Overseas Filipino Workers (LDPO)

Program Title: Livelihood Development Program for Overseas Filipino Workers (LDPO) Program Objective: To help OFWs and their families start or sustain their own business through access to credit, capability building, market linkage and other forms of livelihood or entrepreneurial assistance. Target Clients: * All active and former member-OFWs of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) [&hellip

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Short Term Loan

ASIATRUST DEVELOPMENT BANK 1424 Quezon Avenue, Quezon City Program Title: SHORT TERM LOAN Program Objectives: To bridge the gap of payables and receivables of small and medium enterprises. Eligible Borrowers: * Single Proprietorship * Partnership * Corporation * Businessmen/Entrepreneurs Loan Purpose: For working capital requirement. Terms/Requirements: Loan Amount: Depends on actual requirement. Interest Rate: Prevailing [&hellip

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DBP Microfinance Program

DEVELOPMENT BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES (DBP) Head Office: Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue, cor. Makati Avenue, Makati City Program Title: MICROFINANCE PROGRAM Program Objectives: * To support the government’s efforts to alleviate poverty and attain sustainable economic growth and development in partnership with microfinance institutions (MFIs). * To hasten the development and growth of MFIs [&hellip

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Sustainable Logistic Development Program (SLDP) Financing of Cold Chain Projects in the Fishing Industry

Program Title: Sustainable Logistic Development Program (SLDP) Financing of Cold Chain Projects in the Fishing Industry Program Description: DBP’s Sustainable Logistics Development Program (SLDP) aims to develop the logistics cold chain for efficient distribution perishable food items. More particularly, special focus is given to the fishing industry inasmuch as the sector is a source of [&hellip

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OFW i-Net Negosyo Program

Program Title: OFW i-Net NEGOSYO PROGRAM Program Objective: To provide livelihood opportunities for the families of OFWs in the Philippines. Eligible Borrowers: * Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) with: o valid employment contract of not less than six (6) months o a corresponding working visa and a specified beneficiary as co-borrower. OFWs borrower/co-borrower should have at [&hellip

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