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P1.269-B PRDP Assistance Improved Lives in Sultan Kudarat

Sultan Kudarat is primarily an agricultural province with rice, corn, coconut, coffee and bananas as some of its leading crops produced. Behind this booming agricultural economy are hardworking farmers who are now enjoying the benefits of farm-to-market roads in the province. Looking back a few years ago, before one of the first FMR’s was constructed … read more »

Malitbog Dream: Five Roads Enable the Communities

The Philippine Rural Development Project of the Department of Agriculture (DA-PRDP) is known by its quality projects that abides by the standards set by the World Bank.  But behind their commendable performances are the intricacies in producing the needed documents for the approval of the subprojects.  That’s the reason why most proponents and local government … read more »

PRDP Process Enhances Provincial Subproject Implementation in ZDN

“Through PRDP implementation in the province, we have learned a lot and have applied techniques and skills in implementing similar nationally funded projects,” said Leticia Jagonia, OIC of the Provincial Planning and Development Office of Zamboanga del Norte. Jagonia recounts the tedious nature of the project implementation of the two FMR subprojects in their province, … read more »

Supporting more farmers in Davao de Oro

A total of P968.88 million has been poured into the province of Davao de Oro to fund the 19 subprojects implemented under the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP). Out of 19 subprojects, seven (7) are already completed amounting P255.72 million with six (6) completed I-BUILD subprojects and one (1) I-REAP subproject, while the … read more »

RPAB Approves P163M Road Access in Magsaysay

With the approval of the proposed P163 million Concreting of Crossing Blocon, Dalumay-Glamang FMR subproject during the DA-PRDP Regional Program Advisory Board (RPAB) meeting, some of the upland areas in Magsaysay, Davao del Sur will soon be made more accessible. The 9.45-kilometer road concreting subproject will cover barangays Bacungan, Dalumay, Malawanit and Glamang, all of … read more »

Davao del Sur avails P1.246 billion funds from DA-PRDP

Davao del Sur is primarily an agricultural province known for its coconut production. They availed support from the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) to implement farm-to-market roads (FMR’s), other infrastructures, and enterprise subprojects (SP’s) that will help in the growing agricultural industry of the province. To date, the province has 16 infrastructure and … read more »

Davao del Norte Implements 18 Projects under DA-PRDP

The Province of Davao del Norte has 14 subprojects amounting to P1.118 billion for IBUILD or Infrastructure Component, and four (4) subproject worth P43.72 million under IREAP or Enterprise Component  of the Department of Agriculture- Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP). Part of the said amount is allotted to eight (8) farm-to-market roads with a total … read more »

Empowering Women, Uplifting Communities

According to a 2011 FAO report, women produce over 50 percent of the world’s food and comprise about 43 percent of the agricultural labor force, both globally and in developing countries. In the Philippines, women are involved in a variety of production and farm management activities and are engaged even more intensively in agricultural work … read more »

DA-PRDP Caraga to Complete P187M FMR Soon

The Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) in Caraga is geared to complete the P187 million concreting of Poblacion-Manlico-Uba Farm to Market Road (FMR) project in Cortes, Surigao del Sur. The ongoing 14.33 km road construction that benefits 1,172 farming and fishing households is already at 98.96% complete and is hoped to … read more »

Womens’ Association Leads Seaweed Farming in Zambo Sur

Women play an important role in the field of agriculture especially in enterprise development and business aspects of farming. The Bacayawan Women Rural Improvement Club (BWRIC) is composed of 106 women seaweed farmer members who are now implementing a subproject on Seaweed Production and Marketing Enterprise worth P3.60 million. This association aims to improve the … read more »