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Infrastructure, PRDP, Department of Agriculture

Region 10 leads in PRDP’s infra development

Northern Mindanao cornered the biggest infrastructure development investment worth P1.78 billion under the DA’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) Mindanao cluster. The amount is 22% of the total Mindanao portfolio according to recent report which is allotted for 34 projects of farm-to-market road, bridges, potable water system, and postharvest facilities in the provinces of Bukidnon, … read more »

PRDP turns over first completed FMR in CAR to Tanudan folks

Tanudan, Kalinga – The long wait for a good access road is finally over. Residents of Pangol, Tanudan, Kalinga may now enjoy improved and easy access as the completed subproject, “Improvement of Banneng to Gombowoy farm-to-market road” has been  turned over by the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) to the local government unit in a … read more »

Sto. Domingo Onion Enterprise receives Onion Hanger infrastructure

Sto. Domingo, Nueva Ecija – Two farmer cooperatives received the Onion Hanger infrastructure from the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) in the inauguration and turn-over ceremony held last January 26, 2018. The Onion Hanger was built in Brgy. Malaya Sto. Domingo, Nueva Ecija and will be used by St. Dominic Farmers Enterprise as a facility … read more »

Abaca warehouse, marketing, abaca production

P6.14-B set for enterprise, infra projects in Mindanao

The Department of Agriculture Philippine Rural Development Projects (DA-PRDP) allotted P6.14 billion to mobilize the infrastructure and enterprise development projects in Mindanao. From this amount, P5.77 billion will be spent for the infrastructure development component including construction of farm-to-market roads (FMR), bridges, potable water systems, communal irrigation system, and postharvest facilities. Recent accomplishment of the … read more »

PRDP, World Bank, Project Inspection

World Bank rates DA-PRPD satisfactory

World Bank gave Department of Agriculture’s flagship rural development project a satisfactory rating. During its recent Midterm review, DA’s Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) satisfactorily achieved its development objectives and overall project implementation according to World Bank. Under the infrastructure development component, the completed concrete farm-to-market-road (FMR) projects nationwide with a total length of 148.4 … read more »

Bohol braces for dairy industry development thru PRDP

The Province of Bohol is one step closer to realizing the goal of becoming the Milk Capital of the Visayas after the Bohol Dairy Producers Association (BODPA) in Ubay, Bohol received its first tranche of support from the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) amounting to P5.8 million pesos from the total P9.2 … read more »

PRDP road improves governance, social outcomes in Tupi

Tupi, South Cotabato – A farm-to-market road (FMR) project here has improved governance outcomes aside from the socio-economic impact already being experienced by the residents in the project influence area, its top official said. Tupi Mayor Reynaldo Tamayo said that he attributes the high satisfaction rating received by the local government unit (LGU) to the … read more »

Tarlac’s first completed PRDP infrastructure to support production of dried sweet potato chips

A processing center and storage facility with solar dryer has now finished construction in Barangay Ablang Sapang, Moncada, Tarlac, as part of the province’s proposed enterprise supporting sweet potato. The intervention is funded and implemented under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project and will benefit the 179 farmer-members of the Sapang Primary Multi-Purpose … read more »

Mechanizing agricultural activities in La Trinidad valley thru PRDP investments

LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET – Farmers in the valley advances from manual to mechanized agricultural activities through the investments of the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP). Members of the La Trinidad Japan Agriculture Trainees Association (LATJATA) can now start with their Enterprise on Farm Mechanization for the sustainable production of high value commercial … read more »

Catanduanes crablet industry to grow bigger and better with PRDP

The Province of Catanduanes is widely known as the top producer of abaca fiber in the Philippines. Soon, it will also be famous as the country’s “crab capital.” Based on the Mangrove Crab Value Chain Analysis (VCA), the province is not listed among the leading crab-producing provinces in the country. However, the report states that … read more »