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PRDP-Bicol stresses shared responsibility in monitoring subproject implementation

VIRAC, CATANDUANES – Since the groundbreaking ceremony of the 7.37-kilometer Concreting of Junction Sabangan-Datag East Farm-to-Market Road on March 14, 2019, Edison Martinez, chairman of Brgy. Sabangan has been very active in monitoring the construction activities of the FMR in his barangay. He was particular about the FMR’s five-meter carriage width and eight inches Portland … read more »

Mangrove crab subproject to uplift lives of fisherfolk families in Rizal, Roxas, Palawan

“The purpose of this livelihood is to help our local fisherfolks. Before, this was just on paper. Now, we have the mangrove crab that we will feed, nurture, and sell to be able to contribute in the livelihood of our people.” Grace Tabang, President of the Samahan ng Maliliit na Mangingisda ng Barangay Rizal (SMMBR), … read more »

Sariaya, PRDP one step closer to new FMR

Sariaya, Quezon farm-to-market road (FMR) recipients will soon benefit from the infrastructure development subproject as the municipal government and winning contractor have already signed the contract for the Rehabilitation and Concreting of Concepcion Palasan to Manggalang-Killing FMR with line canal on June 19, 2019. The Municipal Mayor, Marcelo Gayeta, led the formal contract signing ceremony … read more »

Sampaloc FMR beneficiaries commit to play vital role in monitoring PRDP subproject

Residents from the barangays covered by the Construction of Mamala-Taquico-Caldon Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) in Sampaloc, Quezon actively joined the Citizens Monitoring Training conducted by the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) through Regional Project Coordination Office (RPCO) CALABARZON and South Luzon Project Support Office on June 25-27, 2019. The Citizens Monitoring Tool (CMT) is a method … read more »

Grievance Redress Mechanism promotes community’s accountability, support to project supervision

VIRAC, CATANDUANES – “Grievance Redress Mechanism (GRM) is not just a forum for complaints but rather an opportunity to improve service delivery.” This was underscored by Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP)-Bicol Social and Environmental Safeguards (SES) Officer Teresita Blanqueza during the trainings on Citizens Monitoring Tool, Barangay Implementing Team and Grievance Redress Mechanism (GRM) held … read more »

Construction of P192.7 million FMR project in San Miguel Island set to start

TABACO CITY, ALBAY – The long wait is over for the local officials and residents of Brgy. Hacienda, San Miguel Island as they witnessed the groundbreaking of the Rehabilitation/Improvement of the 8.3-kilometer Hacienda to Rawis Farm-to-Market road (FMR) on July 9, 2019. The P192.74 million-worth infrastructure development subproject under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) … read more »

Decorticator service to ease hauling of raw materials for geonet production in Marinduque

The Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) has turned over fabricated tricycles to two proponent cooperatives in the Province of Marinduque to serve as a hauling and mobile decorticator service for their coco geonet and coco coir production. One of its recipients was the “Marinduque Coco Geonets Production and Processing” enterprise of the Tanikala ng Pagkakaisa … read more »

Rizal agri sector eyes better interagency cooperation thru PRDP

The Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) initiated the interagency convergence in Rizal province with the formal signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) among key government agencies. The MOU signing, held in Antipolo City, Rizal on June 18, 2019, primarily aims to formalize the interagency convergence for the implementation of the Rizal Provincial Commodity Investment … read more »

Two infrastructure subprojects in Palawan obtain NOL1 from NPCO

The Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) – National Project Coordination Office (NPCO) has given its green light to proceed to the bidding of two farm-to-market road (FMR) projects in the province of Palawan. Passing the criteria set by the Project, the proposed subprojects in the Municipality of Dumaran and City of Puerto Princesa obtained a … read more »

World Bank conducts PRDP eighth review Mission in South Luzon

The World Bank delegates, headed by the Bank’s Lead Agriculture Economist and Outgoing Project Task Team Leader, Frauke Jungbluth, visited and assessed the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) subprojects in Catanduanes and Sorsogon on May 29–June 1, 2019. The activity is part of the Eighth Implementation Support Mission to the South Luzon Cluster that aims … read more »