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GEF’s Typhoon Odette response reaps 864 kilos of milkfish in MPA management body

To support DA-PRDP-GEF’s major objective which is to strengthen the conservation of natural resources and biodiversity in targeted project areas, the GEF Unit has conducted an “ – ” by establishing a Milkfish Culture in Cage. It was implemented in marine protected area es of Asinan, Cataban, Guindacpan, Bilangbilangan East, Hingotanan West, Sinandigan, Aguining and … read more »

DA-PRDP officially turns over packing house facility for mango enterprise in Guimaras

The woes on the post-harvest losses of Guimaras mango farmers are now seen to be addressed and will rather result to the improvement of the quality of their produce as the official turnover and inauguration ceremony of the packing house facility of Guimaras Mango Production, Consolidation, and Marketing Enterprise was held by the Department of … read more »

2 Aklan swine enterprises get green light in RPAB review

Two swine enterprises in Aklan were given a go signal after the deliberation conducted by the Regional Project Advisory Board (RPAB) in Iloilo City on September 5, 2022. The Swine Production and Marketing Enterprise amounting to PhP 14,974,540.07 including the proponent group equity was proposed by the Yolanda Aklan Reconstruction Programme (YARP) Agriculture Cooperative of … read more »

RAEB shows crude oil, copra cakes production remains as staple livelihood for Man-up coconut farmers in Aklan

The emerging benefits brought by the utilization of coconut commodity which is abundant in Altavas area processed as crude oil and copra cakes were discerned during the Rapid Appraisal of Emerging Benefits (RAEB) for the Rehabilitation of Coconut Mini Oil Mill for the Production of Small Scale Coco-based Crude Oil and Copra Cakes held by … read more »

Mainstreaming PRDP strategies and initiatives: RPCO 8 facilitates training on VSA and eVSA

Another step towards mainstreaming the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) initiatives has successfully convened as the I-PLAN Component conducted a training on one of its major tools that can help identify suitable agricultural interventions for our farmers. These tools are the Vulnerability and Suitability Assessment (VSA) and the Expanded-Vulnerability and Suitability Assessment … read more »

DA-PRDP GEF in Visayas introduces new planting methods for seaweeds; provides inputs for Typhoon Odette-affected areas

Proponent groups under the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project – Global Environment Facility (DA-PRDP GEF) are now more equipped and knowledgeable after being introduced with new planting methods for seaweeds. This after the DA-PRDP – GEF Unit held a four-day Stakeholder’s Collaboration Meeting for PRDP-GEF Marine-Culture Production Sites cum Technology Demonstration on … read more »

Php421million-worth PRDP subprojects approved in Region 7

The Region 7 Regional Project Advisory Board (RPAB) recently approved Php421-million worth of infrastructure subprojects from the province of Bohol during its July 26, 2022 meeting at the Diamond Suites and Residences in Cebu City. The approved subprojects consist of three (3) Double AA Abattoirs each for Tagbilaran City, Bohol, and the Municipalities of Loon … read more »

PCIP effectiveness in Negros Occidental assessed

In line with the 10th World Bank Implementation Support Mission’s recommendation of assessing the effectiveness of the Provincial Commodity Investment Plan (PCIP) as a planning tool in creating investment and opportunities in the agriculture sector, the Department of Agriculture- Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) Regional Project Coordination Office 6 (RPCO 6) I-PLAN Component held the … read more »

Ensuring long term impact: RPCO 8 conducts training workshop on O&M and OMAS for rural infrastructure projects

Various engineers and finance staff from the different Provincial Local Government Units of Samar, Eastern Samar and Southern Leyte have participated in the Training and Workshop on Operations and Maintenance (O&M) and Operation and Maintenance Audit System (OMAS) conducted by the Regional Project Coordination Office-8 I-BUILD component. “PRDP wants to ensure the quality of the … read more »

Local officials tapped in O&M road condition survey

Local officials from the six barangays of Inabanga, Bohol participated in the on-site road condition survey of the Dagnawan to Dagohoy Farm-to-Market Road (FMR), a project of the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP). The road survey, conducted by the DA-PRDP Regional Project Coordination Office 7 (DA-RPCO 7), is part of the I-BUILD’s Operation … read more »