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To bring about positive change and growth in rural communities, interventions to address pressing issues and maximize potentials should be initiated and implemented. Proponents of such developments must make sure to minimize damages and that no one gets left behind. In the implementation of the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP), consideration … read more »

Iluminada Pastoral: Illuminating Hope through Service

Iluminada Pastoral is the best example of committing her life in service to the people. After dedicating more than three decades teaching elementary school students in Marinduque, Iluminada put her teacher uniform down and took on the new role of being the Chairman of Nangka Multi-Purpose Cooperative. As proof of her devotion to service, Iluminada … read more »

Occidental Mindoro Secures 263M Farm-to-Market Road from PRDP Scale-Up

The onion industry in Occidental Mindoro is up to receive infrastructure reinforcement as the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) Scale-Up through the Regional Project Advisory Board (RPAB) approved the Construction of Surong Bridge and Upgrading of Brgy. Aguas Farm to Market Road in Rizal, Occidental Mindoro, March 22, 2024. The said … read more »

DA-PRDP Bicol holds Regional Planning Process Orientation

Malilipot, Albay — To facilitate the implementation of agri-fishery plans via enhancing the local commodity investment planning process, the I-PLAN Component (Investment Planning for Agriculture) of Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) in Bicol conducted a four-day orientation on Regional Perspective Planning Process in Malilipot, Albay on March 12-15, 2024. Provincial Local Government Unit (PLGU) of … read more »

World Bank visits Quezon SPs; commends FMR implementation in Tagkawayan

Delegates from the World Bank visited and evaluated five ongoing infrastructure and enterprise subprojects in Quezon province funded under the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP). This visit aimed to provide support for the implementation of these subprojects, promoting their successful completion and sustainability. The subprojects assessed were the following: Concreting of … read more »

DA-PRDP Bicol LGU partners among safeguards practitioners honored during 1st SES Forum

Five local government unit (LGU) partners in Bicol were among the 56 exemplary Safeguards Practitioners recognized during the Department of Agriculture Philippine Rural Development Project’s (DA PRDP) 1st Social and Environmental Safeguards (SES) Forum with Partner LGUs held in Cagayan De Oro City, Misamis Oriental on March 4, 2024.  Forester Adelina Abejero, SES Unit Head … read more »

PRDP Strengthens PG Operations through Organizational Development

As part of the Capacity Building initiative of the Philippine Rural Development Project Scale-Up I-REAP Component, Proponent Groups of completed enterprise subprojects in Marinduque underwent a series of Organizational Development coaching and mentoring sessions. Among the topics covered were Project Cycle Management, Leadership and Governance, Community Planning, Resource Management, and Values Formation. Each of these … read more »

DA-PRDP 4A prepares LGUs on climate change effects in agriculture

In response to the effects of climate change in the agriculture sector, the DA-PRDP Regional Project Coordination Office Calabarzon trained provincial local government units on incorporating climate change factors in their provincial commodity investment plans (PCIPs). The PCIP is a document that contains an LGU’s priority areas for investment based on the issues and needs … read more »

PRDP Empowers Marinduque Barangays thru Citizen Monitoring

Select members and officials of Barangays Kaganhao, Banogbog, Caganhao, Apoingon, and Maybo attended a two-day Citizen Monitoring Tool Training facilitated by the National, Cluster, and Regional Offices of the Philippine Rural Development Project in Boac, Marinduque, February 14-15, 2024. On the first day of the training, PRDP discussed the following concepts to familiarize the recipients … read more »

DA-PRDP 4A, DA-PCC uncover opportunities in the dairy carabao industry

The Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project Regional Project Coordination Office Calabarzon, in partnership with the DA-Philippine Carabao Center, convened dairy carabao industry key players (farmers cooperatives and associations, local government units, government agencies, technology innovators, financial institutions, and institutional buyers) for the DA-PRDP Business Conference on Dairy Carabao. This activity aims to … read more »