Cathy O. Cadusale


Farming is a multifaceted activity that involves various farming challenges and opportunities and their experiences were honed by various elements such as marketing strategies, technological innovations, and cultural features are very essential to develop more farmer-centric interventions that support sustainable and gender-responsive agriculture. This study utilized a qualitative design bound by a grounded theory approach by means of purposive sampling representing the group of Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries of Davao City, Davao Del Sur, Philippines. The study revealed five themes following factors (1) Production assistance (2) Full marketing support through cooperative membership (3) Lack of management strategy (4) Lack of financial assistance and market linkages (5) Lease agreements from ARBs to high-end operational agricultural plantations. The following results show the remaining gaps and areas of concern that must be highly provided by policy interventions and streamlined procedural assistance that could benefit the ARBs.


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