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PRDP-Bicol strengthens alliance with P/MPMIU InfoACE Focal Persons to mainstream Project’s IEC, advocacy plan

To engage the local government units (LGU) in mainstreaming the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) information, education and communication (IEC) and advocacy plans, and in promoting the integration of the Project’s tools, innovations, and Knowledge Management (KM) strategies, DA-PRDP Regional Project Coordination Office (RPCO) Bicol convened the designated LGU Information, Advocacy, … read more »

San Teodoro FMR beneficiaries form citizen monitoring team, prep for SP monitoring

“Nakita namin yung mga pagkakamali namin dati na basta tanggap lang kami nang tanggap kung ano ang aming makita [na proyekto]. Ngayon binu-buhay ng PRDP ang mga tao na wag basta tumunganga, na empowered kayo. Be active. Sabihin ninyo ang inyong gusto at makipag-cooperate kayo.” These are the learnings of Yolanda Mendoza, the Focal Person … read more »

DA-PRDP assesses rural enterprises in Quezon towards subprojects’ sustainability

The Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) assessed its established enterprises in Quezon Province under its enterprise development component or I-REAP. This activity aims to provide recommendations and opportunities to the proponent groups (PGs) handling the enterprises towards the continuous operations of their livelihood endeavors and improvement of their income. The DA-PRDP … read more »

PRDP I-REAP Bicol conducts enterprise development and strategic planning to PGs in Sorsogon

The Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) Enterprise Development Component (I-REAP) Bicol conducted an Enterprise Development Activity and Strategic Planning for the proponent groups (PGs) of Sorsogon Pili Enterprise and the Sorsogon Abaca Fiber Trading Enterprise.  Recently, the I-REAP team steered an Enterprise Assessment of all the ongoing subprojects to determine the … read more »

Dumaran FMR reaches 100% completion, provides faster, safer, and cheaper transport

“Sa hirap na aming dinanas noong mga unang panahon, lubos kaming nagpapasalamat dahil sa matagal na panahon, ngayon lang kami nagkaroon ng maayos na kalsada.”  Elpidio De Jesus was close to tears as he recalled the hardships they went through back when they only had a dirt road to access basic needs and services in … read more »

Agri Chief inspects PRDP-assisted dairy farm enterprise in Quezon

As part of the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) mandate to regularly monitor its implemented programs and projects, Secretary William Dar led a site visit to inspect a dairy multiplier farm enterprise owned by small dairy farmers in Sariaya, Quezon. This enterprise is assisted by the DA – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) under its enterprise … read more »

PRDP-Bicol I-PLAN ameliorates pineapple Value Chain Analysis in Camarines Norte

The Local and National Level Planning Component or I-PLAN of the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) Regional Project Coordination Office (RPCO) Bicol conducted the updating of the Value Chain Analysis (VCA) for Pineapple on May 13, 2022 to validate and finalize the existing data and gather additional inputs for the current … read more »

DA-PRDP evaluated impact of seaweed enterprise in Calatagan, Batangas

As part of its efforts to gauge the progress and improve the implementation of the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP), the Regional Project Coordination Office (RPCO) CALABARZON evaluated its seaweed enterprise subproject in Calatagan, Batangas in May 2022, using its Rapid Appraisal of Emerging Benefits (RAEB) tool. The Seaweed Production and … read more »

Interagency convergence initiates more opportunities for Camarines Norte’s priority commodities

The Camarines Norte Provincial Project Management Implementation Unit (PPMIU) conducted a convergence meeting with several National Government Agencies, Local Government Units (LGUs), and non-government associations to support the identified Provincial Commodity Investment Plan (PCIP) of the province on April 29, 2022. The said meeting was aimed to monitor the PCIP implementation and ensure that all … read more »

San Teodoro, OrMin breaks ground for PhP95M worth FMR

Representatives from the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) Project Support Office (PSO) South Luzon and the Regional Project Coordination Office (RPCO) MIMAROPA, together with Local Government Unit (LGU) members and residents of San Teodoro, attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the 5.25-kilometer Concreting of Barangay Bigaan – Saclag, Caagutayan Farm to Market … read more »