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BEATING THE ODDS, RISING GRANDER: Caridad swine raisers opt to upscale PRDP livelihood enterprise in Cadiz

Behind every ground of success are stories of humble beginnings, countless challenges and lessons learned through the process. One of which is of the Caridad Hog Raisers Association (CHRA) which has encountered numerous setbacks before finally emerging as one of the successful enterprises in the Visayas at present. Starting off as backyard raisers, the community-based … read more »

PRDP conducts CMT assessment among select project sites in Western Visayas

Barangay Chairman of Bugnay, Jordan, Guimaras, Mary Jean Capalla, shared how they were able to apply all the learnings they acquired from the training during the actual project implementation in their area. “Through our cooperation, we were able to utilize the knowledge on CMT from the training we have attended before. We do continuous monitoring … read more »

E. Visayas conducts CMT consultation forum in two successfully implemented I-BUILD subprojects

To capacitate community members in monitoring the subprojects under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP), the Citizen’s Monitoring Team of the PRDP RPCO 8, spearheaded by the Monitoring and Evaluation Unit conducted a consultation forum in two(2) of the successfully completed farm-to-market roads, namely, the Concreting of Concepcion-Bagumbayan-Hampangan FMR in Hilongos, Leyte, … read more »

Negros Occidental PPMIU hands in P3.5M for PRDP native chicken production project

The provincial government of Negros Occidental headed by Gov. Eugenio “Bong” Lacson turned over checks worth a total of P3,544,000 to the Nabinay Agrarian Reform Cooperative in Brgy. Daga, Cadiz City. The amount represents the first tranche of fund transfer for the Negros Native Chicken Breeding, Production and Marketing Enterprise under the Department of Agriculture’s … read more »

PRDP Central Visayas reinforces safety health protocols in project implementation amid COVID-19

With the aim to combat COVID-19, the Social Environmental Safeguards (SES) Unit of the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) in Central Visayas immediately handed out supplemental guidelines on Community and Occupational Safety and Health (COSH) to subproject contractors. Armed with these supplemental guidelines, the contractors have integrated the immediate adaptation as soon … read more »

Negros Occidental PPMIU turns over P4.7M to Negros Swine Integrated Enterprise

The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental headed by Gov. Bong Lacson turned over symbolic checks worth P4,744,400 to the La Castellana 1 – Personnel Multi-Purpose Cooperative (LC I PMPC) represented by its chairperson, Judith Obordo, to fund the Negros Swine Integrated Enterprise under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development (DA-PRDP). The Enterprise’s lead proponent … read more »

P196-M Capiz FMR with bridge nearly set to open to public

The 18.12-kilometer farm-to-market road (FMR) with 15 linear-meter bridge subproject under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project is almost set to bring better opportunities and access to basic necessities among the farmers and residents of two intersecting town of Maayon and Pontevedra in Capiz. Recently, the Regional Project Coordination Office (RPCO) 6 team … read more »

Bohol dairy producers association provides milk for undernourished to fight pandemic

“When one door closes, another one opens,” says the fate of the Bohol Dairy Processing and Marketing Enterprise in Ubay, Bohol who found a remarkable opportunity and meaning amid the global pandemic. The closing of their two stores in Tagbilaran and Jagna in Bohol due to quarantine protocol measures lead to losses in sales and … read more »

World Bank Regional Director leads team visit for PRDP subprojects in Leyte

A team from the World Bank wrapped up its recent visit to Eastern Visayas to undertake field visits to the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project’s (DA-PRDP) ongoing and/completed subprojects. Leading the team was World Bank Regional Director Mr. Benoit Bosquet. Other delegates from the World Bank were also in attendance, including World Bank … read more »

7 fisherfolk associations in E. Samar awarded for managing marine protected areas

Fisherfolks from Alliance of Seven Municipalities (A7) of Eastern Samar wear smiles on their faces while receiving their prizes for exemplary performance in managing their respective Marine Protected Areas (MPA). This event took place during the Fisherfolks Day Celebration at Quinapondan, Eastern Samar. Result of the assessment conducted prior to the celebration showed that out … read more »