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P 51-M FMR EXPANDS AGRI COMMODITIES IN NUEVA ECIJA

Llanera, NUEVA ECIJA – The P51-M project of the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) is seen to increase agricultural commodities, here. On June 4, 2020 the Regional Project Coordination Office (RPCO 3) of the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRPD) led by Action Officer Gil G. David, together with … read more »

WORLD BANK KICKS OFF 1ST VIRTUAL IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT MISSION

City of San Fernando, PAMPANGA – Amidst the threat of the coronavirus pandemic, the 10th World Bank Implementation Support Mission (WB ISM) to the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) kicked off its first digital conference on June 15, 2020 held simultaneously to various regions in the country. At least 300 online representatives from … read more »

Jose Mencio FMR improvement near completion

ATOK, BENGUET – The ongoing improvement along Jose Mencio Farm-to-Market Road under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP), which started in the first quarter of 2017, is now 98.19 percent completed as of May 29, 2020. The 11.9-kilometer road project has a cost of P202.31 million funded by the World Bank, with … read more »

Tramline enriches productivity in Bokod

The completion of an agricultural tramline in barangay Ekip, Bokod, Benguet is expected to enhance the productivity of the local farmers. It will also reduce travel time and costs of hauling their farm produce. Funded under the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP), the construction of the Surek-Salat Tramline was completed last … read more »

DA-PRDP COOPERATIVES HAND RELIEF GOODS DURING PANDEMIC

Some 24 cooperatives of the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) from Region 3 initiated various relief and cash assistance distribution during the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) prioritizing those affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Roughly 2,500 beneficiaries which comprises medical frontliners, barangay peace and security officers and households benefited … read more »

A rainbow in the middle of a storm: Onion farmers dominate local markets amid COVID-19 pandemic

For most cases, the Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) brought bad business to local farmers as access to market became a struggle due to the strict implementation of the Enhance Community Quarantine in the provinces. However, some fortunate farmers are able to make an opportunity from the crisis situation. The Pasuquin Onion Growers Agricultural Cooperative … read more »

Against the odds: RPCO 1 continue to serve amid pandemic

Activities at the Regional Project Coordination Office 1 (RPCO 1) continue despite the imposition of Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) to prevent the further spread of the Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the entire Luzon. RPCO 1 resorted to holding virtual meetings and online joint reviews with partner local government units (LGUs), the Luzon A … read more »

RPAB approves new enterprise project in LTB

The Cordillera Regional Project Advisory Board (RPAB) recently approved and correspondingly endorsed the Potato Tuberlets Production and Marketing enterprise in La Trinidad, Benguet for funding under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP). While quarantine restrictions are still in place, representatives from the municipal local government and from the Regional Project Coordination Office-CAR … read more »

Construction works for DA-PRDP funded infra projects in CAR resumes, challenges persist

While adhering to quarantine advisories and health and safety measures, some of the ongoing infrastructure subprojects funded under the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) in the Cordillera resumed their operation. The government has recently allowed all public and private construction projects to resume in areas under quarantine as long as construction safety guidelines … read more »

IGPMC SUPPLIES 11,000 BAGS OF RICE TO MLGU CORDON FOR PANDEMIC SUBSIDY

Isabela Grains Production and Marketing Cooperative based in Roxas, Isabela has delivered 11,000 bags of aromatic and pigmented rice to the Municipal Local Government Unit (MLGU) of Cordon, Isabela Province to be distributed to the residents heavily affected by the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). “The IGPMC is a PRDP assisted cooperative. Its warehouse in Roxas … read more »