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Harvesting Money in Abaca

San Isidro, Santiago, Agusan del Norte | San Isidro Upland Farmers Multi-purpose Cooperative (SIUFMULCO) started in 1998 with only 23 members contributing a total capital of PhP3,200.00 . It has now grown into a multimillion-peso cooperative with 349 members. The secret to this success was venturing into abaca enterprise and marketing way back in 2014. … read more »

PRDP Project to Boost Dairy Industry in Davao de Oro

The Nabunturan Farmers Multipurpose Cooperative or NAFAMCO is gearing up for the start of the implementation of the “Cow’s Milk Processing and Marketing Enterprise” subproject which is implemented under the I-REAP component of DA-PRDP. Department of Agriculture Secretary William Dar was the guest of honor at the ground-breaking and capsule laying ceremony at the site … read more »

PRDP Central Visayas reinforces safety health protocols in project implementation amid COVID-19

With the aim to combat COVID-19, the Social Environmental Safeguards (SES) Unit of the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) in Central Visayas immediately handed out supplemental guidelines on Community and Occupational Safety and Health (COSH) to subproject contractors. Armed with these supplemental guidelines, the contractors have integrated the immediate adaptation as soon … read more »

PRDP maintains safety protocols in project implementation in MIMAROPA

The Coronavirus pandemic undoubtedly has brought a lot of challenges in the different aspects of every Filipino life. Since the first implementation of the community quarantine, declaring a state of calamity in the entire country, a lot of things had to be changed differently as we entered into a new normal way of life. The … read more »

Benguet Province holds groundbreaking ceremony for new FMR

The Benguet provincial government officially broke ground on its new P225.87-million, 10.87-kilometer farm-to-market road (FMR) rehabilitation project at a ceremony on September 10. Led by Governor Melchor D. Diclas together with DA-CAR Regional Executive Director Cameron P. Odsey and PRDP North Luzon Deputy Project Director Elma S. Mananes, the groundbreaking ceremony was undertaken at sitio … read more »

More agri infra for Cordillera this 2020

The construction of newly approved Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) agricultural infrastructure subprojects in the Cordillera are expected to start this September 2020. With the awarding of contracts to winning bidders, pre-construction conferences were conducted for the following subprojects: Improvement of Sta. Maria-Upper Atok-Mallig Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) in Apayao; Improvement of Km. 49-Ambakian … read more »

DA-PRDP Turns Over P5.87 M Infra Project to Kapalong Coop

Kapalong, Davao del Norte-Kapalong Cooperative officially received the P5.87 million worth infrastructure component of the Cacao Production and Beans Marketing subproject from the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project during its turn-over ceremony on September 9, 2020 in Brgy. Mabuhay, Capungan, Kapalong, Davao del Norte. The infrastructure component is composed of a receiving facility, fermentary … read more »

Dar Visits PRDP Subprojects in Davao de Oro

 “I have assured your governor that we will give attention and support to the subprojects lined up with PRDP.” This was the statement made by Department of Agriculture Secretary William “Manong Willie” Dar at the turn over ceremony for the P26.75 million “Construction of Five Units Warehouse with Solar Dryer” subproject at the warehouse site … read more »

Cotabato Coconut Subprojects Undergo Review

Representatives from PSO Mindanao, RPCO 12 and the Municipal Local Government of Cotabato conducted a joint technical review or JTR last August 19, 2020 on the proposed “Consolidation, Processing and Marketing of Copra” subproject which will be implemented for two proponent groups based in Cotabato city.   Members from the SAYAP Multipurpose Cooperative (SPMC) which … read more »

PRDP-BARMM Proponent Groups Undergo Training in Maguindanao

The Philippine Rural Development Project in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PRDP-BARMM), in its effort to mold every proponent group into self-sufficient and self-reliant organizations, conducted a Simple Bookkeeping and Recordkeeping Seminar for the five proponent groups from Maguindanao who are the recipients of micro enterprise subprojects on Goat Multiplication, Fattening and Marketing. … read more »