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DA to Use PRDP Tool to Guide 2021 Growth

In a memorandum issued to all Department of Agriculture (DA) executives, attached agencies, programs and regional offices last January 4, 2021, Secretary William Dar laid down twelve key strategies which will guide the agriculture sector towards achieving growth in 2021. After closing out what has officially become the most challenging year for the agriculture sector, … read more »

DA-PRDP Turns Over Fifth Potable Water System in Mati

The Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) formally turned over the Potable Water Supply (PWS) Level 2 to Barangay Don Salvador Lopez in Mati, Davao Oriental yesterday December 16, 2020. The ceremony for the turn-over and blessing was attended by representatives from the Project Support Office Mindanao, the Regional Project Coordination Office … read more »

Mindanao Pours in P628M in Enterprise Support

The Mindanao Cluster’s enterprise development component now covers a total of 108 approved subprojects worth P628.56 million. The Investment in Rural Enterprise and Agriculture and Fisheries Productivity or I-REAP component of the Department of Agriculture Philippine Rural Development Project provides support and various interventions to different Proponent Groups (PGs) or eligible cooperatives from targeted project … read more »

Processing Center to Boost PDI’s Cassava Industry

Dinagat Islands might soon be the cassava capital of Caraga. This, as the government and private sector unite to develop the cassava industry of the province. On November 26, the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) turned over the “Cassava Granules Processing and Marketing Project” to the A & M Multi-Purpose Cooperative … read more »

Fishers’ Group Start to Reap Fruits of their Labor

As the saying goes, what you sow is what you reap. For the members of the Anunang Gamut Fishermen’s Association (AGFA), life is definitely making a turn for the better now that they have started harvesting from their Bangus Production and Marketing project under the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development (DA-PRDP) Enterprise Component. … read more »

PRDP 10 grants farmers’ dream through FMR

With the aim of giving the farmers and residents easier mobility in farming and in daily activities, the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project 10 (DA- PRDP 10) officially turned-over the Crossing San Miguel – Kalagonoy Farm to Market Road (FMR) to the Local Government Unit of Gingoog City on November 5, 2020. … read more »

Talayan Municipality kicks off construction of biggest FMR project

Talayan, Maguindanao | The concreting of Tamar-Fukol farm to market road (FMR) with bridge subproject worth P199 million was officially inaugurated in a ceremony held in Brgy. Tamar, Talayan, Maguindanao this past October 27, 2020 . This FMR will be the biggest and the first subproject of the Municipality of Talayan under the Department of Agriculture-Philippine … read more »

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 »