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Hilongos Mayor shares factors behind ‘Most Outstanding FMR Project’ recognition

In a span of eight months of construction, three barangays are now enjoying the 9.66-kilometer concreted farm-to-market road in Brgy. Concepcion to Brgy. Hampangan in Hilongos, Leyte, after years of enduring the difficulty in transporting their farm products. This was lauded as the first ever outstanding project all over the country under the Department of … read more »

E. Samar fisherfolks under GEF doubles harvest on second tranche

“We woke up excited today to harvest the second round of fingerlings after our first harvest two years ago,” said Efren Minguel, Bolusao Fisherfolks Multipurpose Association (BFMPA) President after being asked about the latest development on their fishery project.  The BFMPA from Lawaan, Eastern Samar, successfully harvested an estimate of 330 kilos of milk fish, … read more »

Cadiz swine raisers ventures into marketing, inaugurates meat shop stall

Starting out as just an ordinary livelihood, the Caridad Hog Raisers Association is slowly making a mark for its exceptional accomplishment in terms of business management. Under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP), a group composed of backyard swine raisers is now able to put up its own meat shop stall, the … read more »

PRDP Visayas audits completed P48 million Bohol FMR

A Regional Operations and Maintenance Audit Team (ROMAT) of the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) conducted its first audit for a completed farm-to-market road (FMR) in Central Visayas. Subjected to the audit, is the operation and maintenance plan of the municipal local government unit of Sagbayan (MLGU-Sagbayan) on the now completed 5.98-km … read more »

Ecotourism seen to boost due to P120 million PRDP road in Leon, Iloilo

“One of the primary needs in a community is a good road. Once it is established, development will surely spur in the area.” This was how Project Support Office – Visayas Cluster Deputy Project Director Engr. Jose Albert Barrogo emphasized the significance of a road during the turn-over ceremony of the rehabilitation and concreting of … read more »

Newly-inaugurated Iloilo FMR to connect three major access roads

The Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) celebration has been more memorable because of the inauguration of the Php87M worth of Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) in Tigbauan, Iloilo, April 9. The Parara-Jamog farm-to-market road (FMR) is a 7.89-kilometer road under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) in Western Visayas. “This can be an … read more »

Agri mentoring, a best practice among proponent groups

A proponent to proponent group encounter initiated by the Enterprise Development (I-REAP) Component of the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) mentoring resulted to a meaningful exchange on best practices in the handling of Native Chicken Production. Four Bohol-based PRDP agri entrepreneurs from Balilihan, Dauis, Batuan and Anda mentored the Kapunungan sa Mag-uuma … read more »

Bohol inaugurates completed Php48M FMR

“We swear to love and uphold our obligations in ensuring the road is well maintained and taken care of,” says Brgy. Captain Rosita Canono of San Agustin. Punong Barangays of the completed 5.98 kilometer San Agustin Canmaya Diot farm-to-market road (FMR) in Sagbayan, Bohol have pledged their oaths to help preserve the FMR following its … read more »

Leyte begins construction for first FMR under PRDP

Three barangays in Hilongos, Leyte, namely: Barangays Concepcion, Bagumbayan and Hampangan, with a total population of 19,775 persons and 4,252 households are soon to benefit from the farm-to-market road project of the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) worth more than P128M. The Concepcion – Bagumbayan – Hampangan FMR covers a span … read more »

Central Philippines State University receives P3M fund from PRDP for Muscovado sugar research

A few months after the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement between the Department of Agriculture’s Philippines Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP), research partner Central Philippine State University (CPSU) receives three million pesos as part of the I-REAP (Enterprise) Component’s 3.2 or Technology and Information for Enterprise and Market Development component. Under I-REAP 3.2, partner agencies … read more »