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PRDP hands in 29 farm tractors to Bukidnon farmers

The Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project 10 (DA-PRDP 10) together with the Provincial Local Government Unit of Bukidnon (PLGU-Bukidnon) officially turned-over the 29 Farm Mechanization Support to its respective Farmers Associations and Cooperatives in Bukidnon last February 20, 2019. This subproject, under the Investments in Rural Enterprise and Agriculture and Fisheries Productivity … read more »

PRDP pours in P6.51-B to support Mindanao’s poorest provinces

Infrastructure and enterprise support now ready to provide support to poorest provinces in Mindanao. At least 10 of the identified poorest provinces in the country found in Mindanao are supported with PRDP with a allocation of total of P6.510 billion. Lanao del Sur, which ranks among the top poorest provinces, has three subprojects worth P113.12 … read more »

Farmers welcome turnover of P21-Million FMR in Agusan del Sur

Trento, Agusan del Sur – Farmers and residents here celebrate when the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) turns over last January 25, 2019  the completed construction of 2.7 km Sitio Gasa to Algon Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) amounting P21.1 million.   The concrete road does not only support the rubber and palm oil industries in the … read more »

On-Track to achieve Project Development Goals

Clemente Pontejos, 64, of Brgy. Kitingting, Damulog Bukidnon has long endured the deplorable condition of the road serving their farm village. But decades of hardships will soon be a thing of the past as a concrete road that stretches over 13 kilometers is about to be completed. “For the first time in decades we can … read more »

Fulfilling dreams of the community

Manolo Fortich-Residents in Barangay Sto. Nino endure the challenge of transportation caused by poor road condition. For how many years, they have been dreaming of having a well-paved farm-to-market road that they can use in their daily commute and transportation of goods. Last January 19, 2018, their prayers had been answered through a support coming … read more »

The long wait is over for locals in Lopez Jaena

Leonarda R. Nisnisan recalled how farmers like her in their community had to find all the means and ways to transport their products going to the market despite the lack of better road in Dampalan, Lopez Jaena. “Those years without this concrete road had been very difficult for us. We have to walk from the … read more »

World Bank conducts PRDP review mission in Mindanao

The World Bank team visited recently the projects in Mindanao as part of the 7th review mission for the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project. PRDP Task team leader and WB Lead Agriculture Economist Frauke Jungbluth said this review mission will emphasize more on the importance of quality projects and the impact to these … read more »

No more hassle in delivering goods

Surigao del Norte-The rehabilitation and concreting of 18.40 kilometer farm-to-market road is an answered prayer among the residents of Barangay Bobona-on, Magsaysay, and Sta. Cruz in Surigao del Norte. For how many years, people here suffered from their daily commute to delivery of their agricultural products. “Before, this road became muddy during rainy days and … read more »

Dairy farmers record higher productivity with PRDP

Dairy carabao farmers in San Agustin, Isabela now reap benefits from the enterprise and infrastructure support brought by the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP). The Dairy Carabao Enterprise of Isabela is a completed small enterprise that caters to about 78 farmer-members of the San Agustin Dairy Cooperative (SADACO). Through the enterprise, the … read more »

2.9km road to support farmers in Esperanza Town

Esperanza, Agusan del Sur–  The Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) officially turned over the P34 million 2.9 km Lumbia-Mabao Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) to the Municipality of Esperanza, Agusan del Sur. “We would like to thank DA-PRDP for their support in helping us achieved one of our goals to provide a decent … read more »