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The Municipality of Manolo Fortich celebrated a significant milestone with the turn over of the fifth warehouse with multi-purpose dryer (MPDP) from the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project 10 (DA-PRDP 10) on January 30, 2024. The Local Government Unit (LGU) of Manolo Fortich welcomed this latest addition to their agricultural infrastructure which is situated … read more »

Quality Fibers Command Better Price

Believing in the potential for abaca as a viable source of livelihood to uplift their community in Zamboanga Sibugay, Celsa and Jimmy Badlis established and registered the Peñaranda Abaca Planters Association (PAPA) in 2013 with an initial 32 farmer members. Following this, the association grew and expanded their combined abaca plantation area to 154 hectares … read more »

DA-PRDP 10 Spearheads Scoping Session for Swine VCA Updating

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – To update the Value Chain Analysis (VCA) of the swine industry in Mindanao, the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project 10 (DA-PRDP 10) through the IPLAN Component spearheaded an online Scoping Session and Inception Meeting for the commodity on April 12. The session encompassed discussions on the production, … read more »

PSO-RPCO-MLGU Magsaysay Hold Mgt. Meeting to Fast-track Implementation

A management meeting was held at the PRDP Mindanao Project Support Office to expedite the implementation of the “Concreting of Crossing Blocon, Dalumay-Glamang farm-to-market road” in the Municipality of Magsaysay, Davao del Sur on March 19, 2024. Spanning 9.47 kilometers, this FMR project funded under Second Additional financing and European Union Co-Financing Grant (AF2-EU) is … read more »

PLGU MisOR Consults with DA-PRDP for Scale Up

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – A two-day technical review of the proposals of the municipalities in Misamis Oriental with their subproject under the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) was conducted by the Provincial Local Government Unit of MisOr on March 20-21, in this city. MisOr Provincial Project Management and Implementation Unit … read more »

Coconut Sauce Facility To Rise in Magsaysay Town in Mis. Or.

MAGSAYSAY, MIS. OR – Another IREAP facility will soon rise as the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project 10 holds a groundbreaking ceremony for the processing facility for the Coconut Sauce Processing and Marketing subproject (SP) on March 19, 2024 in Magsaysay, Misamis Oriental. The said SP, funded under Additional Financing 2 and … read more »

PRDP Mindanao Conducts Skills Enhancement Training on EIA and IEE Prep

The PRDP Mindanao Project Support Office Social, Environmental, and Safeguards (SES) Unit spearheaded the conduct of a training on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) preparation last March 19-22, 2024 in Davao City. The training aimed to provide participants with additional skills and knowledge in preparing comprehensive EIA and IEE as well … read more »

DA-PRDP Receives Plaque of Appreciation from Sultan Kudarat State University

The Project Support Office Mindanao received a plaque of appreciation from Sultan Kudarat State University (SKSU) in recognition of their active partnership in the university’s research and extension undertakings that respond to the development needs of their stakeholders. PSO Mindanao Project Director and DA XI Regional Executive Director Abel James I. Monteagudo together with I-PLAN … read more »

I-REAP Facilitates Cacao Strategic Planning, Workshop on Farmer Associations

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project RPCO 10 through Project Director and Regional Executive Director Carlene C. Collado holds a Cacao strategic planning workshop for cacao proponent groups on February 13-16, this city. Ameroche Caba, PRDP-PSO Organizational Development Specialist said that the output of the workshop is a valuable … read more »

South Ubian Seaweed Farmers Receive WB-EU Funded Subproject

TAWI-TAWI – The seaweed farmers from Barangay Dampong and Tampakan, Municipality of South Ubian, benefited from the Fish Landing and Warehouse with Solar Dryer facilities, as the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Agrarian Reform – Philippine Rural Development Project successfully conducted the turnover ceremony on February 13, 2024. Leading the turnover ceremony was Deputy Project … read more »