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BAC members laud PRDP’s procurement, financial management system

LEGAZPI CITY, ALBAY – Members of the local government units’ (LGUs) Bids and Awards Committee laud the Philippine Rural Development Project’s (PRDP) Procurement and Financial Management System for serving as a tool to protect them from improper biddings, irregularities, and disadvantageous deals. During the Procurement and Financial Management Training for Local Government Units held in … read more »

Palawan incorporates biodiversity conservation activities in enhanced CIP

The Provincial Commodity Investment Plan (PCIP) of Palawan for its three major commodities was enhanced through the collaborative efforts of the technical staff of the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP), Provincial Government, and concerned government agencies. The activity was held at Puerto Princesa City and spearheaded by the Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO). The … read more »

PRDP native pig enterprise helps nanay’s to provide for their families

For the 69-year old nanay Irene Dadios, providing for her family is a fulfillment. She contributes P500 a month by selling her pandan and buhi hats in their town but she admits, this amount is inadequate to sustain their needs. Dadios and other 37 nanay-members of the Tayabas Federation of Rural Improvement Club (RIC) can … read more »

PRDP South Luzon unites to achieve goals

“Work as one to achieve our goals,” said Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) South Luzon Project Support Office (PSO) Deputy Project Director Shandy Hubilla during the midyear assessment and management meeting held on the last week of September in Panicuason, Naga City. The PRDP PSO and its regional counterparts convened for the said activity to … read more »

Cam Norte’s coco geonets, pineapple get P634.95M worth of CIP-related investments

DAET, CAMARINES NORTE – The Provincial Commodity Investment Plan (PCIP) of Camarines Norte for coco geonets and pineapple has generated P634.95 million-worth of investments both from the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) and other national government agencies three years after its approval. This was one of the major findings during the assessment on the PCIP … read more »

OrMin conducts 3rd interagency meeting for calamansi industry

CALAPAN CITY, ORIENTAL MINDORO – The Provincial Project Management and Implementing Unit (PPMIU) of Oriental Mindoro recently held its 3rd interagency meeting with the signatories of the 2017 Memorandum of Understanding for the calamansi industry. The meeting was attended by representatives from the regional offices of Department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Trade and Industry … read more »

Coop to expand pineapple juice production with PRDP enterprise

LABO, CAMARINES NORTE – The Labo Progressive Multi-Purpose Cooperative (LPMPC) is known for its refreshing pineapple fruit juice drink branded as Queench. Since 2007, the cooperative has ventured in pineapple juice drink processing as well as production of pure pineapple juice, pineapple jam, dried pineapple and pineapple fiber. The LPMPC supplies Queench to various schools … read more »

I-PLAN convenes South Luzon leg for coconut’s national VCA

LUCENA CITY, QUEZON – The stakeholders of the coconut industry in the South Luzon cluster covened for the national consultation for coconut’s Value Chain Analysis (VCA) on July 29. “Ginagawa natin ito para matukoy ang mga intervention na kailangan upang mapagbuti natin ang serbisyo para sa mga nasa industriya ng niyog. Nais din natin na … read more »

PRDP empowers sea patrols in Prieto Diaz coastal waters

PRIETO DIAZ, SORSOGON – “Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources.” This is one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to transform our world. According to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the SDGs are universal call to acton to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure all people enjoy peace … read more »

PRDP South Luzon trains stakeholders to be ‘road watchers’

“Ang proyektong ito ay 100% sa inyo (You have 100% ownership over this subproject).” This is how the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) South Luzon Project Support Office Deputy Project Director Shandy Hubilla reminded the project stakeholders of their responsibility during his welcome remarks in the Citizen Monitoring Tool (CMT) Training. The PRDP South Luzon … read more »