DAR Cebu conducts Entrepreneurial and Business Management Training for Agrarian Cooperatives

web CebuCebu City - The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) recently conducted the “Entrepreneurial and Business Management” course for the 12 agrarian cooperatives in the province.
 
DAR Central Visayas Assistant Regional Director, Dr. Antonio A. del Socorro said the three-day training program is part of the   department’s partnership program aimed at enhancing farmers’ cooperative’ technical skills in running their day-today business transactions.
 
Socorro said these agrarian cooperatives are based mostly in the municipalities of Medellin, Bogo, Carcar ,  Liloan, Carmen , Naga City, Toledo and Barili, Cebu City.
 
He said that the sixth DAR-CDA mandatory training course intends to help ARB cooperatives identify the business opportunities for the members and to develop and innovate business and entrepreneurial activities.
 
This year, there were already five trainings conducted for the agrarian cooperatives in the province namely, Strategic Planning Course, Rules Formation, Basic Accounting for Non Accountants (BANA), Audit Management Course and  Parliamentary Procedures. 
 
Last year, DAR Cebu conducted already four training courses namely,  Basic Coop Course, Coop Governance Management, Financial Management, and Leadership Values, to agrarian reform cooperatives in the province .  These trainings form part of the fourteen mandatory trainings under the DAR - CDA partnership program thru “Strengthening and Capacity Building of ARB cooperatives”.