Duck Enterprise for Employment Generation and Growth (DUCK EGG) in Mindanao

The project aims to generate employment by enhancing the performance of the duck industry through: (a) development of enterprises along the duck industry value-chain; (b) enhancing the capacities of interested entrepreneurs in business development, management and marketing.

Duck Enterprise for Employment Generation and Growth (DUCK EGG) in Mindanao

There is a need to communicate and demonstrate that agribusiness, in the Philippines can be profitable and its growth can be inclusive. Farmers and agricultural workers need to learn about agri-based opportunities and gain the market-ready skills to participate and benefit more from the growth of the Philippine agricultural sector, and they need to realize that commercial and environmental objectives can co-exist in the agribusiness sector.

The project targets the heart of rural poverty in the Philippines, and is designed to transform farmers and other agricultural workers in select provinces into entrepreneurs through practical and hands-on experience in duck-industry related businesses. Philippine Agrarian Reform Foundation for National Development (PARFUND) is the leading expert and practitioner of duck raising technology in the Philippines. The organizations experience and established models of entrepreneurs in the duck-industry value chain shall be used to train interested agri-entrepreneurs.


  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Funding Agencies
    United States | Staff size: Unknown

    USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.

    U.S. foreign assistance has...

  • Gerry Roxas Foundation (GRF)

    Philippines | Staff size: 26-50

    The Gerry Roxas Foundation (GRF) is one of the oldest foundations in the Philippines. Organized in 1958, it originally began as the Roxas Educational Advancement Committee, an educational trust...

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Key Information

LocationPhilippines, East Asia and Pacific
  • Start Date 2014
  • End Date 2017
  • ValueUSD 557 Thousand