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RPCO 6 conducts pilot run of mobile OMAS for Iloilo FMRs

Three farm-to-market roads (FMRs) in Iloilo were inspected by the Department of Agriculture’s– Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) Regional Project Coordination Office (RPCO) 6 Team as part of its Operation and Maintenance Audit System (OMAS) Activity while utilizing the newly-introduced mobile OMAS where joint usage of KoBoCollect Application and PRDP Geo Camera were enforced for … read more »

Waves of opportunities for lambaklad fisherfolk in Libertad, Antique

Braving the seas despite the unstable weather is a daily grind for the fisherfolk in Barangay Taboc, Libertad, Antique. Being a coastal municipality in the province, the livelihood of the people is devoted to fishing. In the year 2013 however, super typhoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan), has lashed its force in the entire Visayan region, … read more »

RPCO 6 team conducts final inspection for Php18M mango enterprise facility in Guimaras

The packing house facility located in Sitio Talangban, Barangay Millan, Sibunag, Guimaras will serve as the hub of the mango produce that are bound for consolidation and marketing once the subproject begins its operation. It will be managed by Guimaras Mango Growers and Producers Development Cooperative as its lead proponent along with the Jordan Farmers … read more »

RPAB nods Php687 million-worth PRDP subprojects for 2021 in Western Visayas

The Regional Project Advisory Board (RPAB) of Western Visayas recently held a virtual deliberation and review of various proposed subprojects of the Department of Agriculture- Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) with estimated total cost amounting to P687,341,507.76 on May 20, 2021. Spearheaded by the RPAB Chairman and Project Director of Project Support Office (PSO) Visayas, … read more »

PRDP Visayas hands in Php7.4 million for sugar enterprise in Negros Occidental

The Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project – PSO Visayas and the Province of Negros Occidental through Deputy Project Director Engr. Jose Albert Barrogo and Gov. Jose V. Lacson respectively, hands over checks worth Php7.4 million to Kalibutan Society, Inc. for the Muscovado Production and Marketing Enterprise. Present to receive the checks for the … read more »

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 »