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Agriculture, Rural Development

RPAB Approves P919.4 M Infra Projects for Davao Region

Philippine Rural Development Project’s (PRDP) Regional Project Advisory Board 11 approved additional five infrastructure project proposals amounting P919,425,627 for four provinces in Region 11. The approved IBUILD project proposals include P201,043,885.49 Rehabilitation of Sonlon-Camansa FMR in Davao del Norte; P248,036,217.78 Concreting of Waterfall-Osmeňa FMR with PSCG Bridge and P169,861,199.40 Rehabilitation of San Isidro, Hagonoy-km.67, Matanao … read more »

PRDP sets out prioritization scheme for infrastructure projects

The Department of Agriculture Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) is conducting a nationwide information caravan to fast-track information dissemination on infrastructure development priority scheme with local government units (LGUs). The prioritization scheme is a tool designed for the project to rationalize the selection of best subprojects from a long list of proposals from LGUs under … read more »

PRDP Supports Women’s Month Celebration

“PRDP always recognizes the valuable role of women in agriculture and the society, in general.” This was the theme message of Mindanao Director Ricardo M. Oñate, Jr. as the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) supports Women’s Month Celebration in the recent opening ceremony held in Braulio E. Dujali, Davao del Norte. The activity organized by … read more »

46-IBUILD SPs undergo final joint technical review

Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) Mindanao cluster recently held a one week joint technical review (JTR) for Mindanao’s proposed subprojects under the infrastructure development or IBUILD component. A total of 46 subprojects had undergone the JTR with first batch from Region 11 composed of 10 IBUILD proposals. Other regions presented their proposals on the following … read more »

Davao City adopts PRDP planning tools

Davao City – Planning Office head Ivan Cortez noted that the process of PRDP has helped them a lot in planning of agricultural investments because the stakeholders themselves have identified the needs and making it as priority investment. He said the city is now applying the practice of geotagging of projects for monitoring and evaluation … read more »

Cashing in on cassava

South Cotabato – Cassava farmers here are now reaping the gains of their cassava granules marketing enterprise. Noted during the recent World Bank review mission, the project made a 31% increase in the volume of cassava tubers was noted; 9% increase in tubers’ selling price; and 47% rise in cassava farmers’ income. “This is the … read more »

Building Prosperous Countryside: PRDP Mindanao’s Documentary Film Competition

Good news to filmmakers and enthusiasts! Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) Mindanao office invites you to join the 2018 PRDP Documentary Film Competition. “Building Prosperous Countryside” is this year’s theme of the video competition. Exciting prizes await winners! For the mechanics and guidelines, visit: https://www.facebook.com/notes/philippine-rural-development-project-mindanao-project-support-office/mechanics-and-guidelines-for-prdp-mindanao-documentary-film-competition-2018/2450874808471974/ 2018 PRDP Documentary Film Competition "Building … read more »

VCAs for high value crops, fisheries presented

Three more high value crops and two fishery products will be the added to Mindanao’s champion commodities up for investments. This after planning officers from six regions in Mindanao presented the completed five commodity value chain analysis (VCA) in a joint technical review held on February19-23, 2018 in Davao City. Region 10 presented VCA for … read more »

enterprise development, PRDP, Mindanao

P398-M DA-PRDP fund to boost Mindanao priority commodities

Davao City — The Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) boosts Mindanao’s champion commodities by frontloading funds for enterprise development. PRDP’s Investment for Rural Enterprise and Agricultural Productivity (I-REAP) Mindanao portfolio has allotted P398.63 million for 84 targeted projects. Of the figure, 77 projects have been approved with an allocation of P363.16 million. … read more »

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 »