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On-Track to achieve Project Development Goals

Clemente Pontejos, 64, of Brgy. Kitingting, Damulog Bukidnon has long endured the deplorable condition of the road serving their farm village. But decades of hardships will soon be a thing of the past as a concrete road that stretches over 13 kilometers is about to be completed. “For the first time in decades we can … read more »

Fulfilling dreams of the community

Manolo Fortich-Residents in Barangay Sto. Nino endure the challenge of transportation caused by poor road condition. For how many years, they have been dreaming of having a well-paved farm-to-market road that they can use in their daily commute and transportation of goods. Last January 19, 2018, their prayers had been answered through a support coming … read more »

The long wait is over for locals in Lopez Jaena

Leonarda R. Nisnisan recalled how farmers like her in their community had to find all the means and ways to transport their products going to the market despite the lack of better road in Dampalan, Lopez Jaena. “Those years without this concrete road had been very difficult for us. We have to walk from the … read more »

World Bank conducts PRDP review mission in Mindanao

The World Bank team visited recently the projects in Mindanao as part of the 7th review mission for the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project. PRDP Task team leader and WB Lead Agriculture Economist Frauke Jungbluth said this review mission will emphasize more on the importance of quality projects and the impact to these … read more »

No more hassle in delivering goods

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Dairy farmers record higher productivity with PRDP

Dairy carabao farmers in San Agustin, Isabela now reap benefits from the enterprise and infrastructure support brought by the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP). The Dairy Carabao Enterprise of Isabela is a completed small enterprise that caters to about 78 farmer-members of the San Agustin Dairy Cooperative (SADACO). Through the enterprise, the … read more »

2.9km road to support farmers in Esperanza Town

Esperanza, Agusan del Sur–  The Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) officially turned over the P34 million 2.9 km Lumbia-Mabao Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) to the Municipality of Esperanza, Agusan del Sur. “We would like to thank DA-PRDP for their support in helping us achieved one of our goals to provide a decent … read more »

PRDP-assisted coop in Sarangani ships abaca fiber to China

KIAMBA, SARANGANI- Abaca-made products from Kiamba, Sarangani are now available in China. The United Maligang Multi-purpose Cooperative (UMFMPC), an abaca-producing farmers’ group in Barangay, Maligang in the said municipality, recently shipped various abaca commodities to Chinese soil. Beverly Pacquiao, the coop treasurer, said that they sent to an undisclosed Chinese buyer 400 kilos of S2 … read more »

World Bank kicks off support mission for PRDP in North Luzon

North Luzon is the first cluster visited by the World Bank team for the 7th Implementation Support Mission to the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) which kicked off on November 19. Delegates from the World Bank headed by Frauke Jungbluth, lead Agriculture Economist and Task Team Leader visited the Province of Tarlac … read more »

Going big from raising pigs

The Eddet Farmers Indigenous People’s Association (EFIPA) of barangay Eddet in Kabayan, Benguet is now gaining profits from their livelihood enterprise on Hog Raising and “kinnuday” Meat Processing. EFIPA started with 15 members in 2015 primarily to manage livelihood activities and provide additional income to its members. In 2016, the group’s membership shot up to … read more »