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RPCO2 conducts UAV Geomapping Training

The Geomapping and Governance Unit (GGU) of the Regional Project Coordination Office (RPCO 2) has invited Engr. Arnel Tenorio, GIS Data Specialist and Engr. Stephen Mangupag, GIS Officer, both from the National Project Coordination Office (NPCO) to train the representatives of the different PLGUs and MLGUs with ongoing subprojects the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle … read more »

Bataan ice plant and cold storage finally inaugurated

The subproject Ice Plant with Cold Storage of the Department of Agriculture Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) in Mariveles, Bataan was inaugurated on September 28, 2018. Managed by Kaizen Multipurpose Cooperative, the subproject will benefit the fisherfolk members of Batangas II Small Fisher Folks Association (BASFA), Batangas II Fishermen Association (BAFA) and DUGSO Fisherfolk Cooperative … read more »

RPCO3 I-BUILD provides Operations and Maintenance Training

In addition to various trainings provided to improve operations of proponent groups PRDP, RPCO3 I-BUILD Component organized a training on Operation and Maintenance for Civil Works and Other Infra Subprojects on September 25-28, 2018 in Angeles, Pampanga. Representatives of component groups and their respective LGUs were invited to the train regarding the proper operations and … read more »

Inauguration of PRDP Municipal Warehouse and Multi-Purpose Drying Pavement delights Manaoag Farmers

“Why do we dry our rice along the roadsides? Simple. It’s because we are yet to have a drying facility. Imagine a graduating nursing student losing his life because our municipality did not have a proper drying and storage facility,” said Manaoag Municipal Mayor Kim Mikael Amador during the inauguration of the Manaoag Municipal Warehouse … read more »

PRDP-funded ice plant in Mariveles starts operations

Fisherfolk and fish processors in Batangas II, Mariveles, Bataan can now avail of accessible, cheaper and adequate supply of block ice with the Ice Plant and Cold Storage subproject under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP). Managed by Kaizen Multipurpose Cooperative, the project targets block ice retailers and members of Batangas II … read more »

Revitalizing Kalinga’s coffee industry with PRDP – a legacy worth keeping

Out of happiness, Jerry Donga of Balawag, Tabuk City, Kalinga expressed his gratefulness for the improvement of the Bulanao to Amlao Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) alongside Chico River as a legacy that is worth keeping. Dubbed as the rice granary of the Cordillera Administrative Region, Kalinga is also home to the Region’s best coffee blend businesses … read more »

I-REAP Component facilitates workshops on Simple Accounting and EMO Drafting

Staying true to its objective to provide strengthening and capability trainings to its beneficiaries, the PRDP RPCO 3 I-REAP Component simultaneously held a training and workshop on Simple Bookkeeping and Accounting for 4th Batch and the Drafting of Enterprise Manual of Operations (EMO) for Regular IREAP Subprojects in Angeles, Pampanga. The accounting workshop is a … read more »

Community force account introduced as mode of procurement for Coffee Enterprise in MP

To speed up the process of implementing the approved Sagada Coffee Processing with Cupping Laboratory enterprise subproject  funded under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP), the Community Force Account (CFA) mode of procurement was introduced as the mode to be used in purchasing goods during an orientation activity held in Sagada, Mountain … read more »

RPCO-CAR holds 3rd QTR performance assessment workshop with LGU partners

“We are here to talk about our subprojects – the issues and concerns hindering the implementation and of course provide solutions to these problems.” This was emphasized by Engr. Danilo P. Daguio, Regional Deputy Project Director of the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) as he delivered … read more »

New FMR to ease farming issues in rural Bataan

Farmers are the back bone of the nation. Without them, food security of the future generations will not be possible. Efficient delivery of the farmers’ products ensures freshness, this in return yields higher income for the farmers. With higher income, the continuous operations of farmers are assured. Through the Provincial Commodity Investment Plan (PCIP) based … read more »