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PRDP to conduct Enterprise Assessment to I-REAP SPs as exit strategy

NAGA CITY, CAMARINES SUR – The Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) enterprise development (I-REAP) component will conduct an enterprise assessment to completed I-REAP subprojects (SPs) as an exit strategy as it is now approaching to its end. The activity aims to identify key areas that need technical assistance and support services as the Project disengages … read more »

PRDP I-PLAN bares possible R&D collaborations with SUCs, BFAR

Aside from infrastructure and enterprise subprojects, the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) also funds Research and Development (R&D) activities for the development of priority commodities. These R&D projects will be conducted under the Local and National Level Planning Component (I-PLAN) that supports the implementation of the Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization Plan (AFMP) of the Department … read more »

Occi Min municipality collaborates with PRDP for cassava subproject

ABRA DE ILOG, OCCIDENTAL MINDORO – The enterprise development (I-REAP) component of the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) was recently in Abra de Ilog, Occidental Mindoro to conduct a Business Planning Writeshop for the municipality’s proposed cassava enterprise. The Municipal Agriculture Office of Abra De Ilog, headed by the Municipal Agriculturist, Julius Judelito Amodia, together … read more »

Value adding thru coco geonet production projects to raise coco farmers’ income in CamNorte

STA. ELENA, CAMARINES NORTE — Cheap buying price for coconut impelled 47 year-old housewife, Estela Velasco, of Brgy. Poblacion Sta. Elena, Camarines Norte to work as a piggery caretaker for P3,000 monthly. A mother of five, two of them born with special needs, Velasco felt the need to augment her husband, Roger’s income, to support … read more »

San Luis eyes improvement through new FMR

The Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) will soon have its second farm-to-market road (FMR) in the province of Batangas. In July 10, the local government of San Luis, Batangas held a groundbreaking ceremony for the “Rehabilitation of FMR at Brgy. Calumpang East and West,” which signals the construction of the subproject. During the activity, Mayor … read more »

Beneficiary consultation to fast track completion of five Marinduque enterprises

With five ongoing subprojects and more than 1,000 individual beneficiaries, Marinduque is the third province to have the most number of enterprise development interventions under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) in the MIMAROPA Region. In an activity last July 22 – 26, the PRDP’s South Luzon cluster office with the MIMAROPA regional technical team … read more »

PRDP-funded enterprise subprojects in the works for Bicol’s cassava, coconut, and swine

PILI, CAMARINES SUR – Proposed enterprise development (I-REAP) subprojects, under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP), on cassava, coconut, and swine in Bicol region are now being crafted. The PRDP Bicol Regional Project Coordination Office (RPCO) is currently assisting the local government units (LGUs) of Bula, Goa, and Lupi, Camarines Sur and Jose Panganiban, Camarines … read more »

South Luzon reviews performance, sets strategies to further improve processes

The Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) South Luzon Project Support Office (PSO) convened its regional counterparts on July 29-30 for the cluster’s Second Quarter Assessment and Third Quarter Planning Workshop. The activity aims to review performance during the second quarter and set strategies to hit targets for the third quarter as well as identify gaps … read more »

PRDP MIMAROPA meets with new local chief executives; invites non-partner LGUs

Since the start of the third quarter, the management of the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) in the MIMAROPA Region has started to conduct courtesy visits and meetings with the newly elected local chief executives who won the recently held elections. The members of the regional technical staff, together with the consultants from the South … read more »

More LGUs in Bicol urged to avail of PRDP-funded projects

PILI, CAMARINES SUR – Building up cooperatives and focusing on priority commodities. These are the development thrusts of the newly-elected local chief executive (LCE) of Pandan, Catanduanes, Mayor Honesto Tabligan II. He saw a connectivity between his development plan and the Philippine Rural Development Project’s (PRDP) development objectives. After listening to the discussion on the … read more »