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DA-PRDP 10 Hands in 5 SPs to LGU Manolo Fortich

Access to postharvest facilities and better transport mobility is now within reach of the farmers in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon as the Department of Agriculture –Philippine Rural Development Project 10 (DAPRDP-10) turned-over subprojects on July 8, 2021. These sub-projects include four (4) Multi-Purpose Drying Pavements that were established in the barangays of Kalugmanan, Mambatangan, Minsuro and … 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 »

Irrigation Project Secures Streams of Benefits for ADS Farmers

For the longest time, farmers in Rosario have been relying on rain to plant rice. No rain meant no crop, and no crop meant no income. As a result, the unpredictable weather made the word ‘failure’ a common expression of loss for Rosario farmers. Now, after long years of uncertainty, the tides are beginning to … read more »

Heirloom rice center in Sadanga now completed

Thanks to the investments of the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP), the Heirloom Rice Center in Sadanga, Mountain Province is expected be operational next month following the completion of the Heirloom Rice Processing and Marketing enterprise subproject. Under the management of the Anabel-Sadanga Multi-Purpose Cooperative (ASMPC) as the Proponent Group (PG) of … read more »

Banana Farming Plants Hope for Progress in Veruela

With no signal for communications and living far away from industrial developments, the residents of Brgy. Sta Emilia, Veruela, Agusan del Sur almost lost any hope of improving their lives by selling the only common commodity in the community – bananas. However, with the interventions given by the Department of Agriculture Philippine Rural Development Project … read more »

Cacao Enterprise Expands Maragusan Coop Operations

Every quality tablea produced by the Maragusan Multipurpose Cooperative (MAMPCO) carries with it a beautiful story of hard work and success. MAMPCO, which started as a small cooperative with only a few members 50 years ago, has now grown to an organization with almost 4000 members. In 2010, they decided to get into the production … read more »

P345-M PRDP subprojects approved in Region 12

The Region 12 Regional Project Advisory Board (RPAB) recently approved 345.2-Million Pesos worth of infrastructure sub projects from the provinces of Sultan Kudarat and North Cotabato. The RPAB will endorse 22 sub-projects from the said provinces for the issuance of no objection letters. These proposed subprojects, to be funded under the Philippine Rural Development Project, … read more »

Davao de Oro Bounces Back with Better Rubber Production

A typhoon Pablo survivor, SARPHIL CARP Beneficiaries Multi-purpose Cooperative (SACARBEMCO) now sees hope and new opportunities as the Department of Agriculture Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) officially turned-over the P5.3 million enterprise subproject last March 11, 2021 in Monkayo, Davao de Oro. Before typhoon Pablo hit their rubber farms, they were already struggling and trying … read more »

Puerto Princesa seaweeds subproject receives tools and equipment from PRDP

Pandan Marine Products Marketing Cooperative (PMPMC) received the first and second tranche of equipment for the Seaweed Production and Marketing subproject of the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP). Among the tools delivered were one out of five units of Fiberglass Reinforced-Plastic Floating Seaweed Solar Drier; two units of 35-Footer (twin-engine, 16hp) … read more »

FMR to improve transportation in Zambales

Iba, ZAMBALES – Much anticipation for farmers and residents here as the 10.22-kilometer farm-to-market road (FMR) nears completion. It can be recalled that farmers here had been wishing to have better road condition. Typically, it takes hours to travel from their respective barangays going to nearby markets which makes it costly and difficult in transporting local … read more »