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Bohol inaugurates completed Php48M FMR

“We swear to love and uphold our obligations in ensuring the road is well maintained and taken care of,” says Brgy. Captain Rosita Canono of San Agustin. Punong Barangays of the completed 5.98 kilometer San Agustin Canmaya Diot farm-to-market road (FMR) in Sagbayan, Bohol have pledged their oaths to help preserve the FMR following its … read more »

PRDP empowers sea patrols in Prieto Diaz coastal waters

PRIETO DIAZ, SORSOGON – “Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources.” This is one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to transform our world. According to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the SDGs are universal call to acton to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure all people enjoy peace … read more »

Pasuquin farmers receive Php3million PRDP onion enterprise

The Pasuquin Farmers Garlic and Onion Growers Association (PFGOGA) received the packages of the Onion Production, Consolidation and Marketing Enterprise under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) during a turnover ceremony held at Barangay Nalvo, Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte on October 19, 2018. Chairman Rolano Calimbas of the PFGOGA said, “We have always dreamt of marketing … read more »

PRDP-Bicol turns over two motorized boats, brings smile to Sorsogon fisherfolk

GUBAT, SORSOGON – For seven years, acquiring at least one motorized boat seems like an elusive goal for Carayat Seaweed Farmers’ Association chairperson Candelaria Esplana. “Dati nangangarap lang kami na magkaroon (ng motorized na bangka) kaya lang when at paano ba?” (We used to dream of having our own motorized boat but we had no … read more »

P67 million FMR improves Bonifacio town’s economic activities

Bonifacio, Misamis Occidental – Locals of Bgry. Mapurog can now travel with ease after the P67 million worth farm-to-market road (FMR) was officially turned over to Municipality of Bonifacio. “It has been always a dream for us to have a well-paved road here and now we can see that our local government unit and our … read more »

Finished FMR in MisOR benefits 906 households

Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) Regional Coordination Office 10 is now fast tracking its project implementation after they turned over another farm to market road (FMR) project in Municipality of Initao. The concreting of Canilawan-Cogon FMR amounting to P 27.6 million with 3.0815 kilometer length will now provide a smooth travel experience among the residents … read more »

Bataan ice plant and cold storage finally inaugurated

The subproject Ice Plant with Cold Storage of the Department of Agriculture Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) in Mariveles, Bataan was inaugurated on September 28, 2018. Managed by Kaizen Multipurpose Cooperative, the subproject will benefit the fisherfolk members of Batangas II Small Fisher Folks Association (BASFA), Batangas II Fishermen Association (BAFA) and DUGSO Fisherfolk Cooperative … read more »

Water System to supply Magsaysay with safe,clean water

Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project officially turned over the newly constructed potable water system to the local government unit of Magsaysay, Misamis Oriental. The 6.3 million Level II PWS Project was implemented under the Intensified Building Up of Infrastructure and Logistics for Development (IBUILD) component with support from Local Government Unit of Magsaysay. Through … read more »

Inauguration of PRDP Municipal Warehouse and Multi-Purpose Drying Pavement delights Manaoag Farmers

“Why do we dry our rice along the roadsides? Simple. It’s because we are yet to have a drying facility. Imagine a graduating nursing student losing his life because our municipality did not have a proper drying and storage facility,” said Manaoag Municipal Mayor Kim Mikael Amador during the inauguration of the Manaoag Municipal Warehouse … read more »

Casco boats from PRDP to advance Panganiban, Catanduanes’ mangrove crab industry

PANGANIBAN, CATANDUANES – Creating Road of Advanced Bureaucracy (CRAB). This is a catchphrase describing the Municipality of Panganiban, a fifth class municipality located approximately one hour and 30 minutes away from Virac, the provincial capital. Being a major source of “King” type crablets, Panganiban aims to become the province’s crab capital by translating its local … read more »