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THE CONTINUING TOLL OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC TO F2F COCOS HOST ORGANIZATIONS

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The Situation in the Philippines

A year into the pandemic, the Government of the Philippines has urged the revitalization of industries to enable economic recovery. Quarantine restrictions have been gradually eased since June 2020, with the majority of the country moving into a less stringent community quarantine order

F2F COCOS Persists

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F2F continues to deliver much needed technical services with the help of volunteers from the US and the Philippines during the pandemic

The news of the first COVID-19 vaccine administered in the UK came as a relief to the highly unusual year we have been experiencing and …

COVID-19 PANDEMIC IMPACT TO F2F COCOS HOST ORGANIZATIONS

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The COVID-19 Situation in the Philippines

A nationwide community quarantine was declared by the Government of the Philippines on 16 March 2020, in response to the COVID -19 Pandemic. The strict confinement measures halted almost all business and social activity that had drastic effects on the economy. It is estimated …

Skilllanthropy in the Philippines

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The Farmer-to-Farmer Capacity Building of the Coconut Sub Sector (F2F COCOS) program in the Philippines provides technical assistance improving productivity, profitability, and access to financial services. Volunteers donating their unique skills and talents are helping poor coconut farmers in the Philippines through Grameen's Farmer-to-Farmer COCOS program. Volunteers are experts in agriculture, food processing and supply chains, marketing and business, banking and finance, international development and more...