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DA-PRDP Collaborates with Abaca Stakeholders in Caraga Region

The Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) in Caraga started the year right as it hosted the Mindanao-wide Stakeholders Consultation for Abaca in Butuan City last January 23, 2020. The consultation was participated by around 70 abaca stakeholders in Mindanao. Among these participants were competent authorities like the Philippine Fiber Development Authority (PhilFIDA), Department … read more »

Mindanao Cluster Recognized for 2019 Achievements

The Department of Agriculture Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) Mindanao Cluster garnered multiple awards and recognitions at the recently held Operational Management Group meeting at the BSWM Convention Hall in Quezon City last January 16, 2020. OIC National Deputy Project Director  Shandy Hubilla led the awarding ceremonies which was attended by representatives of PRDP NPCO, … read more »

Region 10 Holds 9th WB Support Mission

Cagayan de Oro – The PRDP Mindanao Cluster wrapped up the 9th World Bank Support Implementation Mission last November 13 after conducting a simultaneous site inspection of I-REAP and I-BUILD sub-projects the previous day in Lanao del Norte and Misamis Occidental respectively. The two-day activity culminated in a project assessment and plenary led by the … read more »


With all the member- agencies present, the Regional Project Advisory Board (RPAB) chaired by Regional Executive Director Narciso A. Edillo in its 25th Business Meeting approved for endorsement to the Project Support Office (PSO) an enterprise and a farm-to-market road (FMR). “These subprojects aim to uplift the lives of farmers in rural areas. With the … read more »

Grouper enterprise benefits Padre Burgos fisherfolks

Yakap at Halik Multipurpose Cooperative Quezon 2 (Yakap at Halik) is creating new opportunities for its members through the grouper production enterprise, it partnered with the Philippine Rural Development Project and the municipal government of Padre Burgos, Quezon. “Dahil sa proyektong ito nakapag-patayo kami ng tindahan sa aming bahay, nadagdagan ang pinagkukuhan namin ng kabuhayan … read more »


Ambaguio, Nueva Vizcaya – For Engineer Norman Romero, the spirit to keep going in the sense of odds in the mountainside is very inspiring. He has seen an easier task, not this faced by the Municipal Project Management and Implementing Unit (MPMIU) of Ambaguio. They have worked overtime with the engineers and saw to it … read more »

PRDP to conduct Enterprise Assessment to I-REAP SPs as exit strategy

NAGA CITY, CAMARINES SUR – The Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) enterprise development (I-REAP) component will conduct an enterprise assessment to completed I-REAP subprojects (SPs) as an exit strategy as it is now approaching to its end. The activity aims to identify key areas that need technical assistance and support services as the Project disengages … read more »

Hilongos Mayor shares factors behind ‘Most Outstanding FMR Project’ recognition

In a span of eight months of construction, three barangays are now enjoying the 9.66-kilometer concreted farm-to-market road in Brgy. Concepcion to Brgy. Hampangan in Hilongos, Leyte, after years of enduring the difficulty in transporting their farm products. This was lauded as the first ever outstanding project all over the country under the Department of … read more »

E. Samar fisherfolks under GEF doubles harvest on second tranche

“We woke up excited today to harvest the second round of fingerlings after our first harvest two years ago,” said Efren Minguel, Bolusao Fisherfolks Multipurpose Association (BFMPA) President after being asked about the latest development on their fishery project.  The BFMPA from Lawaan, Eastern Samar, successfully harvested an estimate of 330 kilos of milk fish, … read more »

PRDP’s longest FMR starts in Region IX

All eyes are on Region IX as it now implements the concreting of a P462 million worth of farm-to-market road (FMR) at 32.27 kilometers connecting municipalities of Kalawit and Labason, province of Zamboanga del Norte. The Kalawit-Labason FMR is the biggest infrastructure subproject of the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) in terms … read more »