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Davao de Oro Bounces Back with Better Rubber Production

A typhoon Pablo survivor, SARPHIL CARP Beneficiaries Multi-purpose Cooperative (SACARBEMCO) now sees hope and new opportunities as the Department of Agriculture Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) officially turned-over the P5.3 million enterprise subproject last March 11, 2021 in Monkayo, Davao de Oro. Before typhoon Pablo hit their rubber farms, they were already struggling and trying … read more »

Puerto Princesa seaweeds subproject receives tools and equipment from PRDP

Pandan Marine Products Marketing Cooperative (PMPMC) received the first and second tranche of equipment for the Seaweed Production and Marketing subproject of the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP). Among the tools delivered were one out of five units of Fiberglass Reinforced-Plastic Floating Seaweed Solar Drier; two units of 35-Footer (twin-engine, 16hp) … read more »

FMR to improve transportation in Zambales

Iba, ZAMBALES – Much anticipation for farmers and residents here as the 10.22-kilometer farm-to-market road (FMR) nears completion. It can be recalled that farmers here had been wishing to have better road condition. Typically, it takes hours to travel from their respective barangays going to nearby markets which makes it costly and difficult in transporting local … read more »

Seaweeds Sustains Women’s Group Through the Pandemic

All Juanas in society are indeed trailblazers and forerunners of change so much so that not even a pandemic can stop them from exploring new opportunities for new sources of income. For the Pantad Women Fisherfolk Association in Dumalinao, Zamboanga del Sur, COVID-19 paved the way for them to venture into the production of seaweed … read more »


The P191-million Cold Storage Project of the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) thru the I-BUILD Component was completed 45 days ahead of target completion. The cold storage is built on a 2,422-square meter lot donated by the Katipunan ng mga Samahang Magsisibuyas ng Nueva Ecija (KASAMNE) to the City Government of … read more »

E. Visayas conducts CMT consultation forum in two successfully implemented I-BUILD subprojects

To capacitate community members in monitoring the subprojects under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP), the Citizen’s Monitoring Team of the PRDP RPCO 8, spearheaded by the Monitoring and Evaluation Unit conducted a consultation forum in two(2) of the successfully completed farm-to-market roads, namely, the Concreting of Concepcion-Bagumbayan-Hampangan FMR in Hilongos, Leyte, … read more »

P534.5 million-worth infra support in Ifugao endorsed under DA-PRDP

Three more infrastructure support subprojects worth P534.5 million (M) for the province of Ifugao were endorsed for approval and funding under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP). In a meeting held at the DA-CAR conference hall, last February 18, the members of the Cordillera Regional Project Advisory Board (RPAB) reviewed and endorsed … read more »

Zambo Sibugay implements 18 infra projects under DA-PRDP

The Province of Zamboanga Sibugay implements 18 infrastructure subprojects worth P1.175 billion under the Department of Agriculture Philippine Rural Development Project. Out of these 18 subprojects, 10 have already been completed while the rest are still on process or under implementation. Of the sixteen (16 ) municipalities in the province, nine (9) have availed infrastructure support … read more »

DA-PRDP XI turns over P127.3-M Agri infra to DavNor Province

As part of its development projects to increase rural incomes and enhance farm and fishery productivity, the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project XI (DA-PRDP XI) has turned-over P127.3-M of agri infra to the Province of Davao del Norte. The said agri infra includes a P117.4-M rehabilitated Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) in the Municipality of Sto. … read more »

PRDP-funded enterprise in Catanduanes helps abaca farmers recover from Supertyphoon Rolly

BATO, CATANDUANES – “Paano na yung paghanap-buhay? Dito lang kami kumukuha ng pagbuhay,” These were the concerns expressed by abaca farmer Arnold Betco as he and his wife endured the torrential rainfall which seeped through their house as Supertyphoon Rolly’s catastrophic winds blew their roof. From 3 a.m. to 9 a.m., they took cover under … read more »