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MAFAR-PRDP Intensifies Support for Seaweed Farmers in Tawi-Tawi

The Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Agrarian Reform (MAFAR), through the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP), headed by Deputy Project Director Ammal D. Solaiman, conducted a three-day Enterprise Business Process Review (EBPR) last September 7-9, at DanMAR Beach Resort, Bonggao, Tawi-Tawi. Supervised by the Regional Project Coordination Office (RPCO) BARMM, the MAFAR-PRDP has five (5) … read more »

PRDP Trains Beneficiaries to Sustain Excellent Abaca Fiber

The Department of Agriculture continues to uphold the production of high-quality abaca fiber in the Philippines through the conduct of training under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) in partnership with the Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority (PhilFIDA) last Aug 25-27, 2021. As such, the San Isidro Farmers’ Cooperative (SIFAMCO) of Lianga, Surigao del Sur … read more »

RPCO BARMM holds meeting with PSO and PPMIU Maguindanao

 The Regional Project Coordination Office (RPCO) BARMM met with the Project Support Office (PSO) Mindanao and the Province of  Maguindanao through their Provincial Project Management and Implementing Unit (PPMIU) to discuss in detail matters related to the implementation of subprojects in their autonomous region. With the upcoming funding under the Additional Financing-2 and European grant … read more »

Strengthening Coordination

PRDP’s Project Support Office (PSO) Mindanao led the 3rd Mindanao PSO-RPCO Coordination Meeting last August 12, 2021 via Webex.  The coordination meeting is conducted regularly by the PSO Mindanao together with the six () Regional Project Coordination Offices (RPCOs) from RPCO 9, RPCO 10, RPCO 11, RPCO 12, RPCO 13, and RPCO BARMM.  In his … read more »

RPCO 9 Holds Knowledge Management Writeshop

Sharing Knowledge and Best Practices Day 1 | (August 4, 2021) PRDP Regional Project Coordination Office 9 (RPCO9) headed by Regional Executive Director Rad Donn L. Cedeño kicked-off the first day of the Knowledge Management Writeshop which would run from August 4-5. The fourth leg of the Knowledge Management initiative would also be the one … read more »


As Mindanao holds the title of having the largest coffee production in the Philippines, the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) in partnership with the High-Value Crops Development Program (HVCDP) immersed 20 Caraga coffee farmers into a 3-day training conducted by the Philippine Coffee Advancement and Farm Enterprise Project (PhilCAFE) on August 4-6.    … read more »

PRDP Roads Unlock Farm Opportunities in Agusan Del Sur

Farmers and consumers can now meet halfway to sell and buy fresh produce after the turn-over of the 13.3 km Concrete Bucac-Marcelina-Mahapag-San Vicente Farm-to-Market Road on August 5. The P210 Million project funded by DA-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) targets to support the rubber industry and farm products in Bayugan City and its neighboring municipalities. … read more »

RPCO 10 Hosts Knowledge Management Writeshop

The Knowledge Management (KM) Writeshop continued to make rounds in the Mindanao Cluster with the third leg of the KM initiative hosted this time by the Regional Project Coordination Office 10 (RPCO 10) via Webex. Representatives from the different components and units of RPCO 10 were joined in the online activity by regional partners from … read more »

DA-PRDP 10 hands in enterprise facilities to MCOCO

Another cooperative is on the track of progress as the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project 10 (DA-PRDP 10) officially turned-over the Integrated Coconut-based Enterprise to the Malingao Community Services Multi-Purpose Cooperative (MCOCO) of Tubod, Lanao del Norte on July 21, 2021. With DA-PRDP’s intervention, MCOCO received a total of Php 25,024,108.70 worth … read more »

Davao de Oro Implements 11 PRDP Infra SPs

The Province of Davao de Oro currently has 14 infrastructure or I-BUILD subprojects funded under the Department of Agriculture Philippine Rural Development Project. These 14 SPs amounting to P935  million are composed of 10 farm-to-market roads (FMRs) worth P670 million, two (2) FMR with bridge worth P231 million, one (1) potable water supply level II … read more »