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2 SUBPROJECTS HURDLE RPAB’S SCRUTINY

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 »

TIMELINES MET AS ENGINEERS BATTLE MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN IN AMBAGUIO

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 »

DA Chief Addresses Stakeholders at Cacao Summit

“United as we are, reshaping the cacao industry road map and bringing much needed political support we can bring this industry to where we’d like it to be.” That was the message delivered by Department of Agriculture Secretary William Dar in his keynote speech at the “Aning Kakaw, Kitang Kita: An Exposition on the Philippine … read more »

P21 million infrastructure project turnover to Tandubas, Tawi-tawi

The Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project turned over four infrastructure projects to the Municipality of Tandbuas, Tawi-tawi. Exactly one year ago, they had a ground breaking ceremony of the said projects under the IBUILD Component. The fast implementation of the project now benefits the 5,169 farmers and fisherfolk in Tandubas. Amounting to P21 Million, … read more »

Care for milk, anyone? P69-M PRDP fund boosts dairy production in Mindanao

Demand on dairy products particularly milk is growing but only very few local players are producing it because of its high perishability without the proper technology. The Philippines is not a large volume consumer of dairy milk products. In 2017 the USDA Foreign Agriculture Service- Global Agricultural Information Network noted that annual per capita milk … read more »