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The Philippines is globally known for its handicrafts and their export potential. The handicraft industry is the top 11th contributor to the country`s gross domestic product (GDP) for the production and marketing of baskets, bags, decorative and other novelty items. The need for useful information regarding the production of good species is vital in fostering the industry.
Focused on "Empowering Communities towards Globally Competitive and Climate-Resilient Agriculture and Fisheries Sector through Harmonized and Unified Extension Service Delivery", the book lays down the strategic goals, objectives and initiatives of the National Extension System for Agriculture and Fisheries (NESAF) for the next six years.
With the onset of climate change, significant developments and measures were made in addressing the expected impacts and risks related to the phenomenon.
Developing rural communities remains a challenge to many governments. In the Philippines, government interventions to address poverty have intensified and resources are being stretched to cover more beneficiaries. Knowledge-sharing and documentation of experiences and best practices of various rural development projects are essential in coming up with appropriate approaches and strategies.