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PPC, Tanauan PGs join mango processing training in Guimaras

JORDAN, GUIMARAS – Mango is among the agricultural commodities supported by the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) in the South Luzon cluster. That’s why the South Luzon Project Support Office and MIMAROPA and CALABARZON Regional Project Coordination Offices (RPCOs) Enterprise Development component arranged a Benchmarking Activity and Mango Processing Training for the mango proponent groups … read more »

PRDP sees partnership with Maragondon, Cavite LGU

Another subproject might soon come from the Cavite area as the municipal government of Maragondon met with the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) CALABARZON last September 24 for an orientation. Maragondon, a third-class municipality in Cavite, is largely an agricultural town. With the biggest land area in the province, a diverse number of commodities are … read more »

Roxas fishers all geared up for their green grouper microenterprise projects

In 2014, the Philippine Rural Development Project – Global Environment Facility (PRDP-GEF), in partnership with the municipal local government of Roxas, Palawan, started strengthening the community-based management of marine protected areas (MPA) in the municipality. The Project addresses the pressing threats to coastal and marine biodiversity in Green Island Bay and gives assistance related to … read more »

Socio-economic impacts of Placer FMR acclaimed by teachers, students

PLACER, MASBATE – At 6:15 a.m., Shirley Soliano, 27, a grade school teacher in a public school in this municipality, used to leave home without having breakfast to make it on time for the school’s 7:15 a.m. flag ceremony. Oftentimes, she comes to school haggard and even late for her class after traversing the muddy … read more »

South Luzon cluster updates various VCAs to further strengthen commodity value chain

The Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) South Luzon cluster is currently enhancing the Value Chain Analysis (VCAs) of various commodities in its regions. The updating of VCAs primarily aims to identify how each commodity is being supported by PRDP, what are its situational gaps, and how these gaps should be addressed so that the local … read more »

I-PLAN, M&E prepares for value chain assessment in MIMAROPA

CALAPAN CITY, ORIENTAL MINDORO – The Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) from its national to cluster and regional teams are gearing up for its upcoming value chain assessment of different commodities in the MIMAROPA Region. Last August, the PRDP Monitoring and Evaluation Unit, in collaboration with the I-PLAN Component and other units from the I-SUPPORT … read more »

Grouper enterprise benefits Padre Burgos fisherfolks

Yakap at Halik Multipurpose Cooperative Quezon 2 (Yakap at Halik) is creating new opportunities for its members through the grouper production enterprise, it partnered with the Philippine Rural Development Project and the municipal government of Padre Burgos, Quezon. “Dahil sa proyektong ito nakapag-patayo kami ng tindahan sa aming bahay, nadagdagan ang pinagkukuhan namin ng kabuhayan … read more »

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 »