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LGU representatives visit road rehabilitation under PRDP

Representatives of different Local Government Units (LGUs) conducted a site visitation as part of the workshop entitled “Training on Safeguards Construction Supervision during Implementation of PRDP Infrastructure Projects” at City Travel Hotel, Baguio City on October 10 – 13, 2017. The site visitation was held on two different areas undergoing road rehabilitation: Km. 49-Ambakian Farm-to-Market … read more »

DA-CAR holds Safeguards Construction Workshop for LGU representatives

The Department of Agriculture (DA) conducted a training on Safeguards Construction Supervision in the implementation of infrastructure subprojects under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) at City Travel Hotel, Baguio City on October 10 – 13, 2017. The activity was held to re-orient representatives from different Local Government Units (LGUs), both their respective safeguards officer … read more »

Construction of P96.67-M FMR in Besao, Mt. Province starts

MOUNTAIN PROVINCE – Implemented under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP), the construction works for the 8.94-kilometer Besao-Nacawang road section with a project cost of P96.67 million formally started. The Besao-Nacawang section is part of the Besao-Nacawang and Tadian-Mabalite Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) subproject with a total length of 20.1km amounting close to … read more »

Villaviciosa folks to benefit from Cattle Fattening and Marketing enterprise thru PRDP’s I-REAP component

To recover losses caused by super typhoon Lando that devastated agricultural plantations in 2015, the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) offered a short term recovery intervention in the form of Small Livelihood Project (SLP) scheme (now Micro Enterprise Project) under the Enterprise Development (I-REAP) component of the project. Nine farmer groups from Villaviciosa, Abra were … read more »

P4M slope protection structures to benefit farmers and locals in Alapang, La Trinidad, Benguet

Farmers and residents of Barangay Alapang, La Trinidad, Benguet will now be delivering their goods to the market without worrying about road obstructions during rainy days. Drawing to a close is the construction of a 1.76 kilometer slope protection designed to protect the agricultural area as well as residential lots of around 3,735 direct beneficiaries … read more »

Ilocos Norte inaugurates 12-km FMR and 8 bridges under PRDP

After three years of rigor and hard work, the Ilocos Norte Provincial Project Management and Implementation Unit (PPMIU) is ready to construct the Rehabilitation of the Billoca-San Juan Farm to Market Road and Eight Bridges traversing the Municipality of Sarrat and Batac City, Ilocos Norte. Department of Agriculture RFO-1 Regional Executive Director Lucrecio R. Alviar, … read more »

P447.7-M agri-based infra and enterprise subprojects from Cordillera endorsed for PRDP fund support

BAGUIO CITY – Members of the Cordillera Regional Project Advisory Board (RPAB) unanimously approved and correspondingly endorsed 11 infrastructure and enterprise subprojects worth P447.7 million for Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) fund support on September 15. In a meeting held recently, Engr. Danilo P. Daguio, Deputy Project Director of Regional Project Coordination Office-CAR (RPCO-CAR) said … read more »

N.E planners, stakeholders laud utilization of PCIP

As it approaches its fourth year of implementation, the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) now takes on initial steps in mainstreaming and institutionalizing some Project-initiated tools and processes. One of PRDP’s well-utilized approaches is the crafting of the Provincial Commodity Investment Plan (PCIP). Based on a commodity’s Value Chain Analysis (VCA), this document contains priority … read more »

RDC endorses adoption of the PRDP-PCIP for implementation in Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY – With the endorsement of the Provincial Commodity Investment Plans (PCIP), interventions not qualified for funding under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) can now be implemented through the support of other institutions/ agencies and stakeholders. The Regional Development Council (RDC) thru the Sectoral Committee on Economic Development (SeCom) endorsed the PCIPs during … read more »

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 »