The New Normal Cooperative Training for the Sta. Rosa City Cooperative Development Council by the Institute of Cooperatives and Bio-Enterprise Development
The Institute of Cooperatives and Bio-Enterprise Development (ICOPED) braved its first face-to-face training for 2021. ICOPED organized and conducted the Training Workshop on Strategic Planning for Sta. Rosa City Cooperative Development Council (CCDC) last 10 February 2021 at the ICOPED Auditorium. The said event was in partnership with the Sta. Rosa City Cooperative Development Office (CCDO), led by EnP. Paulo G. Velasco, and in coordination with the UPLB Office of the Chancellor, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs and the COVID Prevention and Mitigation Team.
Prior to the physical training, a diligent inspection of the ICOPED vicinity and an orientation on safety protocols to ICOPED staff was done by the UPLB COVID Prevention and Mitigation Team, led by Dr. Jessie Imelda F. Walde, to ensure the participants’ safety.
The said event was graced by Vice Chancellor for Administration Rolando T. Bello. The training workshop was facilitated by aProf. Liezel S. Cruz, ICOPED’s Director and Faculty staff. Interactive discussion covered topics on the formulation of vision and mission of the organization, assessment of organizational capacity and external environment, and formulation of goals, strategies, and action plans. A hands-on workshop on developing their vision and mission statement, identifying their organization’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats in relation to the PESTEL (political, economic, social, technological, environmental, and legal) was done by the participants.
A total of 12 Executive Officers from Holistic Credit Cooperative, Santa Rosa City Employees Multi-Purpose Cooperative (SRCEMPC), Sanlo Consumers Cooperative, Aichi Forging Family Multi-Purpose Cooperative (AFFMPC), STAG Transport Service Cooperative (STAG TSC), Jeannie's Touch Multi-purpose Cooperative (JTMPC), Santa Rosa Laguna Transport Cooperative, Laguna Bel Air Transport Service Cooperative (LBATSC), Kasangkap Multi-Purpose Cooperative, Santa Rosa City Unified Transport Cooperative (STARCUT). AMQuilloy
Cooperative Resiliency Amidst Pandemic: Cooperatives, Let's Get Online!
ICOPED is one in celebrating the Cooperative Month this October with the theme "Cooperatives Amidst the Pandemic, Stand for Resiliency , Strive for Sustainability."
ICOPED will hold its FREE webinar entitled, "Cooperative Resiliency Amidst Pandemic: Cooperatives, Let's Get Online!" on 19 October 2020 (Monday) , 9 AM via Zoom and Livestreamed via the ICOPED's Official Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/icopeduplb).
Join us and register here : https://up-edu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ERH4t0Z3RlmFU86mtYjg1A
Building Economic Resilience in the Time of COVID-19 by the College of Economics and Management (CEM)
The Institute of Cooperatives and Bio-Enterprise Development is one with CEM in celebrating its Foundation Day on 11-14 August 2020.
The units of the college organized a Webinar Series which will feature relevant COVID-19 related issues. Interested participants may register at the link:
For more updates, kindly visit and like the CEM Facebook Page at /uplbcem.
"Financial Viability of Natural Food Colorants and Flavors in the Philippines" wins 2020 NAST Outstanding Book Award
The book, "Financial Viability of Natural Food Colorants and Flavors in the Philippines" authored by Salvador P. Catelo, Ceptryl S. Mina, and Teresita J. Ramirez, won the prestigious National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) Outstanding Book Award.
Appreciating ICOPED’s Contribution to the Region’s Cooperative Sector at the 2018 STARegional Awards
STA ROSA, Philippines. The Institute of Cooperatives and Bio-Enterprise Development (ICOPED) of the College of Economics and Management, University of the Philippines Los Baños, has been recognized by the Philippines Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) for its unfailing support and invaluable guidance and assistance to the cooperative sector in Region IV.
ICOPED Joins the National Cooperative Month Celebration
The Institute of Cooperatives and Bio-Enterprise Development (ICOPED) is one with the cooperative movement in celebrating the National Cooperative Month this October! The cooperative month celebration is pursuant to the Presidential Proclamation No. 493 Series of 2004 where all cooperatives are encouraged to initiate and participate in cooperative development activities.
Supporting this year’s theme, “Makabagong Kooperatiba Para sa Kalikasan, Kapayapaan, Kaunlaran at Sang Katauhan” and its slogan, “Sa bawat henerasyon may progresibong rebolusyon; Rebolusyong Kooperatiba-Ngayon Na!,”
Calamba City Coop Members Boosts their Skills for Improved Cooperative Management
The Institute of Cooperative and Bio-Enterprise Development (ICOPED) successfully conducted this year’s 1st Semester Training Series for the cooperatives of Calamba City, in partnership with the Cooperative and Livelihood Development Department of Calamba City (CLDD). The training covered topics on Risk Management, Financial Management, and Internal Control Courses at the CLDD Training Center II, Mercado de Calamba Calamba City, Laguna.
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