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PRDP-funded FMR strengthens agri-fishery sector, helps manage disasters and pandemic in Cam Norte town

STA. ELENA, CAMARINES NORTE – For Barangay Chairman Fermin Gutierrez of Brgy. Pulongguit-guit, this municipality, the Concreting of the 3.44-kilometer Poblacion to Pulongguit-guit FMR funded by the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) was implemented and completed at an opportune time.  “Kada bagyo, medyo nalalagay sa alanganin ang sitwasyon (ng ilan naming residente) kasi nasa tabing-dagat … read more »

PRDP-funded enterprise in Catanduanes helps abaca farmers recover from Supertyphoon Rolly

BATO, CATANDUANES – “Paano na yung paghanap-buhay? Dito lang kami kumukuha ng pagbuhay,” These were the concerns expressed by abaca farmer Arnold Betco as he and his wife endured the torrential rainfall which seeped through their house as Supertyphoon Rolly’s catastrophic winds blew their roof. From 3 a.m. to 9 a.m., they took cover under … read more »

PRDP partners with CALABARZON SUCs, BFAR on research initiatives

To support the research culture in the CALABARZON region, the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) solicited, reviewed, approved, and funded three research initiatives from three public institutions that will further boost the development of prime commodities in the region. Support for research and development were coursed through the 1.2 subcomponent under the National and Local … read more »

Agdangan restocks giant clams in PRDP-supported MPAs

Endangered giant clams were placed on the Bahurang Silag and Lawis marine protected areas (MPA) in Agdangan, Quezon as part of the local government unit’s plan to increase the biodiversity inside its municipal water. The Bahurang Silag MPA is one of the recipients of the rehabilitation grant from the Philippine Rural Development Project – Global … read more »

PRDP MIMAROPA conducts first onion investment forum via teleconference

Last December 4, 2020, the I-PLAN Component of the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) held the first Occidental Mindoro Onion Investment Forum via teleconference hosted by the PRDP’s South Luzon Project Support Office and MIMAROPA Regional Project Coordination Office.  The event was able to gather around 80 participants all over the country, from various government … read more »

Lucban conducts preconstruction conference for repackaged FMR

Twice is the charm for the municipality of Lucban, Quezon when it was able to successfully defend and repackaged its farm-to-market road subproject with the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP). A preconstruction conference was conducted last December 3 and 4.  The “Concreting of Nalunao – Kalangay – Mahabang Parang – Aliliw – Kabatete – Piis … read more »

Café Amadeo showcase capabilities in 11th World Bank Mission

The Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) in CALABARZON region showcases the coffee enterprise subproject of Café Amadeo Development Cooperative (CADC) during Proponent Group (PG) consultation of the 11th World Bank Implementation Support Mission. Officials from the cooperative together with Regional Project Director Vilma Dimaculangan and I-REAP Component staff attended virtually last November 20. A video … read more »

CALABARZON provinces endorse AF II

All five provincial development councils (PDC) in CALABARZON region has either endorsed or certified for endorsement the second additional financing of the Philippine Rural Development Project before 2020 ends. These resolutions enjoin the CALABARZON Regional Development Council (RDC) to also endorse the USD 280 million with an 18.3 million Euro co-financing grant for PRDP to … read more »

P837.2 million-worth subprojects added to PRDP MIMAROPA’s roster

On December 4, 2020, the members of the MIMAROPA Regional Project Advisory Board (RPAB) of the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) undertook the approval of five (5) subprojects which are located in the provinces of Marinduque, Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, and Romblon. The first one is the Construction of Class “AAA” Hog Slaughterhouse estimated to … read more »

Puerto Princesa seaweeds subproject garners positive feedback from World Bank

Last November 17 – December 3, the 11th World Bank Implementation Mission was conducted by the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) via the online platform Cisco Webex. During the Proponent Group Consultation on November 20, the MIMAROPA I-REAP presented the Seaweeds Production Marketing which is one of the ongoing subprojects of … read more »