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2nd completed FMR in MisOR to benefit 906 households

Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) Regional Coordination Office 10 is now fast tracking its project implementation after they turned over another farm to market road (FMR) project in Municipality of Initao. The concreting of Canilawan-Cogon FMR amounting to P 27.6 million with 3.0815 kilometer length will now provide a smooth travel experience among the residents … read more »

Bataan ice plant and cold storage finally inaugurated

The subproject Ice Plant with Cold Storage of the Department of Agriculture Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) in Mariveles, Bataan was inaugurated in September 28, 2018. Managed by Kaizen Multipurpose Cooperative, the subproject will benefit the fisherfolk members of Batangas II Small Fisher Folks Association (BASFA), Batangas II Fishermen Association (BAFA) and DUGSO Fisherfolk Cooperative … read more »

Water System to supply Magsaysay with safe,clean water

Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project officially turned over the newly constructed potable water system to the local government unit of Magsaysay, Misamis Oriental. The 6.3 million Level II PWS Project was implemented under the Intensified Building Up of Infrastructure and Logistics for Development (IBUILD) component with support from Local Government Unit of Magsaysay. Through … read more »

Inauguration of PRDP Municipal Warehouse and Multi-Purpose Drying Pavement delights Manaoag Farmers

“Why do we dry our rice along the roadsides? Simple. It’s because we are yet to have a drying facility. Imagine a graduating nursing student losing his life because our municipality did not have a proper drying and storage facility,” said Manaoag Municipal Mayor Kim Mikael Amador during the inauguration of the Manaoag Municipal Warehouse … read more »

Casco boats from PRDP to advance Panganiban, Catanduanes’ mangrove crab industry

PANGANIBAN, CATANDUANES – Creating Road of Advanced Bureaucracy (CRAB). This is a catchphrase describing the Municipality of Panganiban, a fifth class municipality located approximately one hour and 30 minutes away from Virac, the provincial capital. Being a major source of “King” type crablets, Panganiban aims to become the province’s crab capital by translating its local … read more »

Improved road now serves farmers, residents in Maitum town

The benefits of a concreted road are now felt in Barangays Pangi and Kiambing in Maitum town in the province of Sarangani. Travel time has reduced, transportation cost has lowered, number of trading partners have increased, local residents have acquired their own vehicles and a much quicker emergency response-time. The old road that links the … read more »

PRDP-funded ice plant in Mariveles starts operations

Fisherfolk and fish processors in Batangas II, Mariveles, Bataan can now avail of accessible, cheaper and adequate supply of block ice with the Ice Plant and Cold Storage subproject under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP). Managed by Kaizen Multipurpose Cooperative, the project targets block ice retailers and members of Batangas II … read more »

Revitalizing Kalinga’s coffee industry with PRDP – a legacy worth keeping

Out of happiness, Jerry Donga of Balawag, Tabuk City, Kalinga expressed his gratefulness for the improvement of the Bulanao to Amlao Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) alongside Chico River as a legacy that is worth keeping. Dubbed as the rice granary of the Cordillera Administrative Region, Kalinga is also home to the Region’s best coffee blend businesses … read more »

ZamboSur towns get P7.3-M seaweed enterprises

The 7.3-Million livelihood enterprise for seaweed farmers under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) is underway covering four towns of Zamboanga del Sur. Benefiting 292 households, the Seaweeds Production and Marketing Enterprise project is implemented in the towns of  Dumalinao, Dimataling, Labanga and Pitogo. It is jointly funded from World Bank outing … read more »

Central Philippines State University receives P3M fund from PRDP for Muscovado sugar research

A few months after the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement between the Department of Agriculture’s Philippines Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP), research partner Central Philippine State University (CPSU) receives three million pesos as part of the I-REAP (Enterprise) Component’s 3.2 or Technology and Information for Enterprise and Market Development component. Under I-REAP 3.2, partner agencies … read more »