ACCGED Capacity Building Region 12 Feedback

I realized the value of greening ideas not only for MSMEs but most importantly for us, ordinary individuals in our daily practices. I gained knowledge on how to help save the earth and promote green economic development

The 2 day seminar is very informative and I learned how to value nature more.

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AccGED Pilot Replication and Innovation Workshop

AccGED Pilot Replication and Innovation Workshop in cooperation with DTI Region 3 Office during 23/24 February 2017 in San Fernando, Pampanga Province.

The AccGED pilot workshop in Pampanga was carried out to initiate a strategic and coordinate DTI-wide replication approach for green economic development among MSMEs and DTI related stakeholders.… read more »

Acceleration of Green Economic Development in the Philippines (AccGED) beyond ProGED

GIZ Promotion of Green Economic Development (ProGED) project has finalized his operations in December 2016. Fortunately enough, the legacy of ProGED will be consolidated further on. Within a sustainability strategy that keeps up with the advocacies towards Green Economic Development and covers now all the Philippines, two GIZ development advisors positions will continue to support the Department of Trade and Industry.… read more »


A video that the team of DTI Region III office has prepared to encourage more micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to integrate environment friendly strategies and measures into their operations. The two green enterprises featured in the video, La Paz PrimeFoods Corporation in Tarlac and Mill Enterprises in Pampanga, were among the close to 700 MSMEs which were supported by the Promotion of Green Economic Development (ProGED) Project, jointly implemented by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in the Philippines from 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2016.… read more »

GIZ turned over ProGED Project Assets to DTI ROG National Office

21 December 2016, By Dr Volker Steigerwald

giz-turned-over-proged-project-assets-to-dtiIn a simple ceremony, the GIZ partners of the ProGED project turned over all equipment, documents and files to the DTI ROG National Office on Monday, 19 December 2016. With this, the Inphasing of DTI with regard to the continuation of promoting Green Economic Development (GED) had been completed, and the GIZ team of ProGED said goodbye.… read more »

ProGED Book

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ProGED Book: The book, with 324 pages compiles very good photos and descriptions of key project events conducted across its four year time line from 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2016. It is opened with the key messages from the Undersecretary of the DTI Regional Operations Group, Ms Zenaida Cuison Maglaya, Atty Lucas Nunag, owner of Amarela Resort in Bohol, Dr Andreas Kalk, Resident Director of GIZ Philippines and the Pacific and Dr Volker Steigerwald, GIZ ProGED Project Manager.… read more »

Last Leg of the GED Training for DTI Staff Finished with another Big Bang!

Last leg of the 2016 GED Training for DTI Staff from non ProGED Replication Provinces finished with high level of buy in and commitment.

14 December 2016, by Elpe Canoog

The third and last in a series of GED Trainings that ProGED has conducted for DTI staff in the provinces not covered by the project as of 30 September 2016, finished with a very high level of buy in from the participants.… read more »