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Harvesting Money in Abaca

San Isidro, Santiago, Agusan del Norte | San Isidro Upland Farmers Multi-purpose Cooperative (SIUFMULCO) started in 1998 with only 23 members contributing a total capital of PhP3,200.00 . It has now grown into a multimillion-peso cooperative with 349 members. The secret to this success was venturing into abaca enterprise and marketing way back in 2014. … read more »

PRDP Project to Boost Dairy Industry in Davao de Oro

The Nabunturan Farmers Multipurpose Cooperative or NAFAMCO is gearing up for the start of the implementation of the “Cow’s Milk Processing and Marketing Enterprise” subproject which is implemented under the I-REAP component of DA-PRDP. Department of Agriculture Secretary William Dar was the guest of honor at the ground-breaking and capsule laying ceremony at the site … read more »

Locals benefit from safe, clean water

Mati City– Water plays a vital role in our lives, yet there are still many communities that don’t have access to clean and safe drinking water. For people in Brgy. Sanghay in Davao Oriental, one of their dreams is to have a safe source of drinking water in their community. For decades they relied on … read more »

DA-PRDP’s P109 Million FMR Pump-Priming Economy in the Dinagat Islands

Dinagat Island- The Department of Agriculture- Philippine Rural Development Project in Caraga Region headed by Director Abel James I. Monteagudo turned over to the Province of Dinagat Islands through Governor Arlene “Kaka” J. Bag-ao the 3.62 kilometer R. Ecleo to Upper Laguna Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) last September 25 in Cagdianao, Dinagat Island. The completed road … read more »

RPCO IX Abaca project beneficiaries undergo GAP training

Members of the Abaca Service Providers Association, Inc. (SAPSAI) attended a two-day training on “Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Abaca” last September 17-18, 2020 in Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte. The said training was organized by the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) in partnership with Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority (PhilFIDA). The purpose of … read more »

North Cot Coop receives truck from DA-PRDP

North Cot Coop receives truck from DA-PRDP Cotabato-A six-tonner closed van was officially turned over to the Household Multipurpose Cooperative in Antipas, Cotabato.  The turnover of the P3.3 million worth  van is part of the Dried Cacao Beans and Production Marketing enterprise  subproject under the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP).  The entire subproject … read more »

Slaughterhouse standards set for PRDP Proponents

Cagayan de Oro City – The Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project 10 (DA-PRDP 10) through the Monitoring and Evaluation Unit (M&E) and the National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS), discussed the slaughter house standards for LGUs who have pending proposals under the DA-PRDP subproject on September 10, 2020, in this city. Lana May … read more »

DA-PRDP Turns Over P5.87 M Infra Project to Kapalong Coop

Kapalong, Davao del Norte-Kapalong Cooperative officially received the P5.87 million worth infrastructure component of the Cacao Production and Beans Marketing subproject from the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project during its turn-over ceremony on September 9, 2020 in Brgy. Mabuhay, Capungan, Kapalong, Davao del Norte. The infrastructure component is composed of a receiving facility, fermentary … read more »

Dar Visits PRDP Subprojects in Davao de Oro

 “I have assured your governor that we will give attention and support to the subprojects lined up with PRDP.” This was the statement made by Department of Agriculture Secretary William “Manong Willie” Dar at the turn over ceremony for the P26.75 million “Construction of Five Units Warehouse with Solar Dryer” subproject at the warehouse site … read more »

FMR Beneficiaries Trained in Project Monitoring

Kidapawan City-To engage the project beneficiaries in monitoring farm-to-market road (FMR) subproject, the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) conducted a Citizen Monitoring Team Training from September 1-4, 2020 in Kidapawan City. Participants were beneficiaries from the three (3) barangays which included barangays Sumbac, Macebolig, and Onica. The 9.14km Concreting of Sumbac-Onica FMR subproject … read more »