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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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 »

DTI PROGED “Go Green”

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 »

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 »

Successful Conduct of the Second GED Training for DTI Staff in Non ProGED Covered Areas

8 December 2016, by Elpe Canoog

The second GED Training that ProGED has conducted for DTI staff in the provinces not covered by the project as of 30 September 2016, was again another inspiring and successful event. The event, conducted on 6 to 8 December 2016 at the Harolds Hotel, was participated by 38 DTI senior staff coming from the provinces under the Cordillera Autonomous Region (CAR), National Capital Region (NCR) and Regions VI, VIII, IX (led by Regional Director Sitti Amina Jain) and XII (led by Assistant Regional Director and also the National Manager for the Negosyo Center Project of DTI, Ms Dorecita Delima).… read more »

The First Leg of the Final Round of GED Trainings for DTI Colleagues

23 November 2016, by Elpe Canoog and Volker Steigerwald

22 November 2016 signalled the start of the three day Training on Green
Economic Development, conducted in West Gorordo Hotel, Cebu City. Participants were representatives from all the DTI provincial offices of Regions I and II, the 2016 replication provinces of ProGED and all the other provinces not covered by ProGED in Regions III and IVB.… read more »

ProGED Explores Collaboration with GGGI

ProGED continues to link with other development partners to support the DTI accelerate Green Economic Development in the Philippines

14 November 2016, by Elpe Canoog

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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) formalizing bilateral development cooperation between them.… read more »

ProGED Shares Achievements at the 2016 National MSME Summit

ProGED shares its achievements, learning and perspective to accelerate Green Economic Development in the Philippines during the 3rd National MSME Summit.
27 November 2016, by Elpe Canoog and and Volker Steigerwald

20161110_084719The Regional Operations Group of the Department of Trade and Industry led by Undersecretary Zenaida Cuison Maglaya was conducting the 2016 National Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Summit from 10 to 11 November 2016 at the SMX Convention Center, in Davao City.… read more »