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I-REAP Component Holds 20th National Coordination Meeting

To further examine and assess the findings and recommendations during the 14th World Bank Implementation Support Mission (WB ISM) and to hone the I-REAP process, the Enterprise Development Component (I-REAP) of the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project National Project Coordination Office (DA-PRDP NPCO), together with their regional and cluster counterparts, conducted the … read more »

World Bank Commends Mindanao Cluster Accomplishments

The World Bank team lauded the Mindanao Cluster’s accomplishments in the 14th Implementation Support Mission on May 24, 2022. Among the significant accomplishments of the Mindanao Cluster is the “Alalay sa Paghan-ay: PRDP Mindanao Technical Assistance, Recovery and Mentoring Program for LGUs and PGs Affected by Typhoon Odette” which is an initiative taken by the … read more »

DA-PRDP helps recovery of SDN banana enterprise after Odette

With the turnover hauling truck, a rainbow comes after the heavy rain for the farmers in Placer, Surigao del Norte. The Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) in Caraga Region turned over the long-awaited P2.7 million hauling truck to the Mabini United Farmers Cooperative (MAUNFACO) last March 23, 2022. “Banana marketing is one of … read more »

FMR in Banga, South Cotabato opens opportunities beyond agriculture

Significant developments are felt by constituents of Barangay Punong Grande in Banga, South Cotabato after the completion of the Concreting of Junction National Highway – Sitio Pedregoza Farm-to-Market Road (FMR). This 9.76-kilometer road concreting subproject (SP) was funded by the Philippine Rural Development Project and the Local Government Unit (LGU) Banga. After the project’s completion, … read more »

MAFAR-PRDP Intensifies Support for Seaweed Farmers in Tawi-Tawi

The Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Agrarian Reform (MAFAR), through the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP), headed by Deputy Project Director Ammal D. Solaiman, conducted a three-day Enterprise Business Process Review (EBPR) last September 7-9, at DanMAR Beach Resort, Bonggao, Tawi-Tawi. Supervised by the Regional Project Coordination Office (RPCO) BARMM, the MAFAR-PRDP has five (5) … read more »

PRDP Roads Unlock Farm Opportunities in Agusan Del Sur

Farmers and consumers can now meet halfway to sell and buy fresh produce after the turn-over of the 13.3 km Concrete Bucac-Marcelina-Mahapag-San Vicente Farm-to-Market Road on August 5. The P210 Million project funded by DA-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) targets to support the rubber industry and farm products in Bayugan City and its neighboring municipalities. … read more »

DA-PRDP 10 hands in enterprise facilities to MCOCO

Another cooperative is on the track of progress as the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project 10 (DA-PRDP 10) officially turned-over the Integrated Coconut-based Enterprise to the Malingao Community Services Multi-Purpose Cooperative (MCOCO) of Tubod, Lanao del Norte on July 21, 2021. With DA-PRDP’s intervention, MCOCO received a total of Php 25,024,108.70 worth … read more »

Ifugao farmers’ cooperative receives PhP13.98 million worth coffee enterprise from DA-PRDP

The Hojap Multi-Purpose Cooprative (HMPC) moved one step closer to expanding its coffee business, following the inauguration and turnover of the improved PhP4.49 million worth coffee consolidation and processing center on July 23, 2021 in Asipulo, Ifugao. Implemented under the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP), the existing building of HMPC, located … read more »

Benguet farmers get P4.13-M worth coffee trading center from DA-PRDP

The Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) officially turned over the Benguet Coffee Trading Center to the Proponent Groups (PGs) of the Benguet Arabica Coffee Enterprise (BACE) on July 9, 2021. Benguet Governor Melchor D. Diclas led the turnover rites, together with DA-CAR OIC-Regional Executive Director Cameron P. Odsey, and DA-PRDP North Luzon Deputy … read more »

PRDP Gears Up for first AAA Slaughterhouse Subproject; Two More approved by the RPAB

The Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) is set to make history, as the first AAA Slaughterhouse subproject in the Project’s history has been approved by the MIMAROPA Regional Project Advisory Board (RPAB), along with two additional subprojects, during a virtual meeting held on June 28, 2021. With the official subproject title … read more »