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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (REOI) Hiring of Consultancy Services (Individual Consultancy) Solicitation No. SIC-85-2019-PRDP-RPCO1 EPC: Php 384,000.00   The Government of the Philippines has received a loan from the World Bank towards the cost of the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to … read more »

RPCO 1 welcomes new DPD and Admin Unit Head

The Regional Project Coordination Office 1 (RPCO 1) welcomes Regional Technical Director (RTD) for Research & Regulatory and Admin & Finance Gloria C. Parong as new Deputy Project Director and Mr. Roosevelt B. Peralta as the new Admin Unit Head by virtue of Special Orders Nos. 33 & 34 issued on June 14, 2019. RTD … read more »

Tomato Enterprise Proponents receive greenhouses from DA RFO 1

In fulfillment of the commitment of Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Executive Director Lucrecio R. Alviar Jr., CESO III, two (2) successful proponents of tomato enterprise under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) will receive greenhouses from the Department of Agriculture RFO 1-High Value Crops Development Program (HVCDP). During the 15th Regional Project Advisory Board … read more »

Ramon Mayor bares significance of Oscariz-Nagbacalan FMR

Oscariz-Nagbacalan farm-to-market road (FMR), which amounts to 127 million pesos will not only benefit Ramon, Isabela, the Tilapia Capital of the Philippines and the home of the mighty Magat Dam but it will also serve as an access road to the agricultural activities of the neighboring municipalities of San Mateo and Alicia, Mayor Jesus D. … read more »

Household Income up by 35.36% for Conconig East Farmers

Members of the Conconig East Multi-Purpose Cooperative increased their household income by 35.36% based on the results of the Rapid Appraisal of Emerging Benefits (RAEB) held in Sta. Lucia, Ilocos Sur on April 30-May 2, 2019. The recorded increase in income almost hit the target 36% increase in household income through reduction in production and … read more »

Where are they now? – I-REAP Recipients join Regional ASPIRE 2019

Increasing farmer’s access to Department of Agriculture’s (DA) services is one of the major objectives of the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP). In the Ilocos Region, this objective is sustained by the continuous and active involvement of the recipients in the regular programs of the Department after receiving livelihood/enterprise subprojects from the PRDP. On 28-30 … read more »

Orientation to newly elected LCEs in Ifugao conducted, PRDP re-introduced

LAGAWE, IFUGAO – Newly elected Local Chief Executives were briefed on the policies and implementation processes of the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA PRDP) last July 9 during an orientation activity held here. “There is a need to conduct this orientation to catch-up with project timelines especially with the province of Ifugao … read more »

PRDP enterprise portfolio of CAR 2019

The Cordillera Administrative Region has a total of P146. 49 million in its enterprise portfolio to include seven start-up enterprises, 10 for upgrading/expansion, and 35 for rehabilitation/restoration. Start-up enterprise subprojects are newly established enterprises; subprojects for upgrading/expansion are existing enterprises of proponent groups for expansion through the provision of additional equipment and construction of new … read more »

Rehabilitation of Ramon’s 1st FMR commences, RED Edillo graces the groundbreaking ceremonies

Determined to finish the implementation of its first farm-to-market road (FMR) on time, the Municipal Local Government Unit (MLGU) of Ramon, Isabela, led by Hon. Mayor Jesus D. Laddaran held the ground breaking ceremonies of Oscariz-Nagbacalan FMR earlier today, with Regional Executive Director Narciso A. Edillo, gracing the occasion. “This is the first project the … read more »

2 cooperatives in Cagayan Valley to clinch business plans

Wigan Settlers Multi-purpose Cooperative (WSMPC) located in Cordon, Isabela and Tiblak-Langak Farmers Association Inc, (TLFAI) based in Ambaguio, Nueva Vizcaya will finalize their business plans today in preparation for the Joint Technical Review. “It is hoped that the business plans will already be polished up to Friday. The proponent groups have started with the Financing … read more »