SSF Project is one of the government’s strategies to achieve its goal of inclusive growth and jobs generation. It is specifically aimed at increasing the productivity and improving the competitiveness of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) within the priority industry clusters by providing them with machinery, equipment, tools, systems, accessories and other auxiliary items under a shared system.


FabLab is a small-scale workshop offering digital fabrication, which is generally equipped with an array of flexible computer controlled tools that cover several different length scales and various materials, with the aim to make "almost anything". This includes technology-enabled products generally perceived as limited to mass production.


The BuB is a program that seeks to increase citizen’s access to local service delivery through a demand-driven budget planning process and to strengthen government in local public service provision. It is a process through which priority projects are identified jointly by communities and/or citizens and their local governments and are incorporated into the proposed budgets of the implementing national government agencies submitted to Congress for approval. It aims to contribute to Philippine Development Plan’s goal of poverty reduction and inclusive growth by making governance responsive to local needs and public resource allocation more efficient.


SMERA is a management training program for would-be entrepreneurs, SME owners, and managers of micro and small to medium-sized businesses. This initiative is meant to provide a continuous learning program for entrepreneurs to help them better set up and step up their operations and improve their competitiveness, thereby facilitating easier access to domestic and international markets.


The Mentor Me Program aims to help MSMEs scale up their businesses thru the weekly coaching and mentoring by business owners and practitioners on different functional areas of entrepreneurship. This will be held in Negosyo Centers nationwide.


The Negosyo Center is responsible for promoting “ease of doing business and facilitating access to services for MSMEs within its jurisdiction”, such as: business registration assistance, business advisory services, business information and advocacy and monitoring and evaluation.


The Development and Promotion of Industry Clusters are identified as a major strategy under the Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016 in helping achieve its vision of a globally-competitive and innovative industry and services sector that contributes significantly to inclusive growth and employment generation. It supports the President’s social contract particularly in the creation of conditions conducive to the growth and competitiveness of private business, big, medium and small.

6 Industry Clusters of DTI6

  • Bamboo
  • Wearable & Homestyle
  • Coffee
  • Cacao
  • Coco Coir
  • Processed Fruits & Nuts

DTI-DPWH Convergence Program: ROLL IT consultation/orientation meeting.
Ceremonial turnover of handlooms from DTI to TAKWA.
DTI, Sibunag conduct weighing scale inspection, calibration.
DTI, Sibunag conduct weighing scale inspection, calibration.
Negosyo Center launched in Makato, Aklan.
Negosyo Center launched in Makato, Aklan.
DTI joins PIA Information Kiosk launch.
DTI joins PIA Information Kiosk launch.
DTI holds dialogue with national and local officials from Antique.
DTI holds dialogue with national and local officials from Antique.
DTI-DPWH Convergence Program: ROLL IT consultation/orientation meeting.DTI VI OIC Regional Director Rebecca M. Rascon and DPWH VI Regional Director Wenceslao M. Leaño  Jr. lead the consultation/orientation meeting of stakeholders and local government units on the DTI-DPWH Convergence Program: Roads Leveraging Linkages of Industry and Trade (ROLL IT) which was participated by more than 100 participants all over Region VI. Also, Board of Investments representatives Michael G. Boctot and Richard Galura presented the Revised Guidelines and Updates for the 2019 ROLL-IT Program. Together with DPWH District Engineers, stakeholders and local government units gathered for a consultation workshop and identified the access roads that needs rehabilitation or concreting leading to production areas of priority industry clusters in the region such as coffee, cacao, bamboo, coco coir, processed fruits and nuts, and wearables and homestyle.

start stop bwd fwd



to top