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Php1B-worth of subprojects in North Luzon now eligible for PRDP Scale-Up funding

Five infrastructure subprojects worth Php 1 billion pesos have been awarded a certificate of eligibility by the Department of Agriculture (DA) indicating approval for funding under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) Scale-Up in the North Luzon cluster on November 6, 2023, in Quezon City. Four of the approved subprojects will be implemented in the … read more »

PRDP Central Luzon conducts Operations and Maintenance of infra subprojects training

The Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) Central Luzon, led by the infrastructure development component, I-BUILD, facilitated the Operations and Maintenance ()&M) of I-BUILD subprojects and I-REAP civil works training on July 26-28, 2023, in Angeles City, Pampanga. Implementing partners from the local government units and farmer cooperatives and associations participated in … read more »

Zambales farmers’ group reaps benefits of DA-PRDP subproject

The Nagbayan Farmers Agriculture Cooperative from the town Castillejos, Zambales are enjoying the advantages brought by the given custom service facility for sweetpotato enterprise subproject in December 2021 from the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP). The P13.6-million subproject under the DA-PRDP enterprise component, I-REAP, aims to increase the income of the … read more »

Onion cold storage proponent group aids in subproject monitoring

One of the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project’s (DA-PRDP) priorities in identifying and preparing subprojects is its sustainability; ensuring that infrastructures and facilities established under the project can be beneficial to the generations to come. To make certain of it, the project initiated a number of instruments and one of which is … read more »

DA-PRDP conducts joint technical review on broiler chicken VCA

The Department of Agriculture Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) Regional Project Coordination Office 3 (RPCO 3) I-PLAN Component conducted a Joint Technical Review (JTR) on the Value Chain Analysis (VCA) for Broiler Chicken in Central Luzon on July 11, 2023, at the BAC Conference Room, New Department of Agriculture Building, Government Center, Maimpis, City of … read more »

RIE forum conducted

The Department of Agriculture Philippine Rural Development Project I-BUILD Component North Luzon Cluster Rural Infrastructure Engineers (RIEs) and its technical staff gathered for the RIE Forum and workshop in Tuguegarao City, Oct. 11–13, 2023. In cooperation with the National Project Coordination Office and the four (4) Regional Project Coordination Offices, the said event aims to … read more »

Seven proposed subprojects for PRDP scale-up funding get RPAB approval

Seven proposed subprojects (SPs) for Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) scale-up funding were approved by the Regional Project Advisory Board 1 (RPAB 1) in a meeting, October 24. With an amount of about Php 967, 236,375, this marks a new milestone for the PRDP in Region 1 in terms of having the most funds granted. … read more »

There is a growing demand for Juan Tamad’s crop

If Juan Tamad was a farmer, guess what he planted? Mung bean. Mung bean or locally known as ‘munggo’ in Filipino and ‘balatong’ in Ilokano is described by Eduardo Balanag, San Fermin ARB MPC manager from Caba, La Union, as the crop of a lazy person. “You just sow the seeds after rice planting and … read more »

Rice is Life: Continuing the legacy of Ifugao’s heirloom rice

A legacy we need to protect and sustain—this is how Ana D. Habbiling, an 85-year-old farmer in Banaue, Ifugao, described heirloom rice as a cultural heritage. “We have been planting the traditional palay ever since we were young. Our parents would always tell us that this rice variety was the only livelihood of our ancestors, … read more »

DA-PRDP North Luzon staff train on data visualization, tech writing

Effectively communicating PRDP’s emerging benefits and impact through comprehensive visuals and compelling narratives is important for establishing support, showing successes and progress, inspiring engagement, and ensuring transparent and accountable practices. With this in mind, the DA-PRDP North Luzon Cluster component and unit staff from the Project Support Office (PSOs) and Regional Project Coordination Offices (RPCOs) … read more »