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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 »

Got milk? Dairy cooperatives in Batangas form partnership to cope with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic

With the restrictions and challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, several cooperatives in rural areas had to stop operations to comply with the health and safety protocols imposed during the community quarantine. With the nation on a standstill, two cooperatives in Batangas, supported by the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP), … read more »

DA-PRDP 10 Hands in 5 SPs to LGU Manolo Fortich

Access to postharvest facilities and better transport mobility is now within reach of the farmers in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon as the Department of Agriculture –Philippine Rural Development Project 10 (DAPRDP-10) turned-over subprojects on July 8, 2021. These sub-projects include four (4) Multi-Purpose Drying Pavements that were established in the barangays of Kalugmanan, Mambatangan, Minsuro and … read more »

RPCO 6 team conducts final inspection for Php18M mango enterprise facility in Guimaras

The packing house facility located in Sitio Talangban, Barangay Millan, Sibunag, Guimaras will serve as the hub of the mango produce that are bound for consolidation and marketing once the subproject begins its operation. It will be managed by Guimaras Mango Growers and Producers Development Cooperative as its lead proponent along with the Jordan Farmers … read more »

Irrigation Project Secures Streams of Benefits for ADS Farmers

For the longest time, farmers in Rosario have been relying on rain to plant rice. No rain meant no crop, and no crop meant no income. As a result, the unpredictable weather made the word ‘failure’ a common expression of loss for Rosario farmers. Now, after long years of uncertainty, the tides are beginning to … read more »