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North Luzon is top implementer of enterprise subprojects

The North Luzon cluster of the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) leads the nationwide implementation of enterprise development subprojects or I-REAP, as gleaned from the Project’s online Management Information System (MIS). Comprising of the Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon and Cordillera Administrative Region, the cluster has successfully turned over a total … read more »

PRDP aggressively pushes I-BUILD prioritization scheme guidelines

Acknowledging that the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) had worked hard to establish solid progress in the agri-fishery sector for the past three years, implementers are moving swiftly to ensure that good policies and practices are kept while consistently delivering outputs to benefit the stakeholders. Even before the new Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Manny … read more »

Over 4,000 rural farmers and locals in Talavera to benefit from PRDP interventions

Fourty-one year-old vegetable farmer Crisanto Manabat of Siko Matanda, Talavera, Nueva Ecija could not hide his joy as the Basang Hamog-Pantoc Bulac-Bulac Farm to Market Road gets inaugurated. With a total length of 2.96 km amounting to P24.59 million, the inauguration was successfully held on September 5, 2017, marking the second FMR of the province … read more »

CARPCO take steps in mainstreaming PRDP planning tools and approaches

Baguio City – As a step towards mainstreaming Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) tools and approaches, planners in the municipal level were trained on the utilization of Expanded Vulnerability and Suitability Assessment (eVSA) and Geo-mapping Technology on August 1-3, 2017. Spearheaded by the I-PLAN (Local and National Planning) component of the PRDP Regional Project Coordination … read more »

Kalinga holds groundbreaking ceremony for new coffee trading center

The province officially broke ground on its new single-storey, 144 square meter Kalinga Coffee Trading Center (KCTC) on July 31, 2017, funded under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP). The state-of-the art P2.4 million facility will serve as the main consolidation center for coffee producing areas in Tabuk City, Tanudan, Pinukpuk including … read more »

Groundbreaking rites for Tadian-Mabalite FMR section held

Batayan, Tadian, Mountain Province – In its aim to usher development to the western part of the province, the Provincial LGU of Mountain Province led the groundbreaking rites for the Tadian-Mabalite Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) last August 18, 2017.   The P102M-worth road project will cause the concreting of 11.91 kilometers of FMR which shall start … read more »

RPAB 2 Approves Peanut Production and Marketing Enterprise of Santiago City

The Regional Project Advisory Board of Region 02 (RPAB) unanimously approved and endorsed for funding under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) the Peanut Production and Marketing Enterprise as I-REAP subproject of Santiago City with a budget requirement of Php14,949,500.00. The components of the start-up project are the provision of seeds to the farmer-members, procurement … read more »

PRDP awards 2nd Solar Dryer to Vintar Farmers

Zanjera Mantapat Kunig received the completed Mabanbanag Solar Dryer from the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte and the Municipal Government of Vintar under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) in an awarding ceremony on August 23, 2017. The newly constructed Mabanbanag Solar Dryer has a total area of 420 square meters with a total cost … read more »

Another Batch of SLP-Tractors awarded to San Fabian Farmers

Farmer organizations received the last batch of Small Livelihood Projects (SLP) under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) in an awarding ceremony held last August 22, 2017 at the Municipal Hall of San Fabian, Pangasinan. Under the SLP-Farm Mechanization Service Facility, the farmer organizations received brand new four-wheel tractors, rotavator, cage roller, and trailer. The … read more »

PRDP Farm Tractors bring opportunities to Cabugao and Piddig Farmers

On August 7, 2017, four Farm Mechanization Service Facilities under the Small Livelihood (SLP) of the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) were simultaneously awarded to farmer organizations in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur and Piddig, Ilocos Norte. The SLP is a rehabilitative type of enterprise funded by the PRDP. Cabugao and Piddig farmers were among the most … read more »