AQD conducts post-harvest training for women

AQD organized two post-harvest courses for the women of Iloilo and Guimaras provinces. The Training on post-harvest and marketing of milkfish had 28 participants and was conducted on April 16 and on April 29. The training-workshop was aimed at building the women’s capability in the proper handling after harvest, value-adding and marketing of milkfish. The participants were taught deboning techniques and marinade preparation. Two researchers from the University of the Philippines Visayas were the resource persons. For the Smoked processing training for Guimaras women, AQD and Taytay sa Kauswagan Inc. (TSKI) joined forces. This was held April 15-16 with 20 fisherfolk from four villages attending. The course included deboning, smoking, and costing of milkfish which were taught by three small-business entrepreneurs.

Clockwise: Participants try their hand at deboning, marinating, and smoking bangus; bangus packaged and ready to be sold











  Packaged bangus Smoking bangus (in the middle is one of the small-business entrepreneurs)







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