Alcala denies allegations DA misused Php14.4-B funds

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Alcala denies allegations DA misused Php14.4-B funds 

By Ceilito M. Reganit

MANILA, April 22 (PNA) — Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala on Wednesday denied allegations that his department squandered more than Php 14.4 billion in 2013 in questionable projects and stressed that ever since taking over the helm of the DA, the agency has always ensured the prudent use of public funds entrusted to it to benefit farmers and fishers and the Filipino people.

Read more

PRDP to use science-based tools to benefit more farmers – DA

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on PRDP to use science-based tools to benefit more farmers – DA 

MANILA, Feb. 2 — The Department of Agriculture on Monday said that science will play a big role in the implementation of the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) for the benefit of the farmers.

Read more

500 farmers benefit from Davao del Norte rice mill project

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on 500 farmers benefit from Davao del Norte rice mill project 

TAGUM CTY, Davao del Norte, Jan. 23 — Some 500 farmers in the municipality of Sto. Tomas, this province, benefited from the Multi-Pass Rice Mill project with mechanical dryer of the Saint Michael Multi-purpose Cooperative (SAMIMUPCO).

Read more

Well performing peoples' groups in North Cotabato get aid from MRDP-APL

November 6, 2014 by · Comments Off on Well performing peoples' groups in North Cotabato get aid from MRDP-APL 

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Nov. 5 — Ten proficient Peoples’ Organizations (POs) in North Cotabato received a much-needed loan assistance from the Mindanao Rural Development Program–Adoptable Program Loan (MRDP-APL) in the amount of P5 million.

Read more

DavOr LGU, WB, DA open Mindanao’s biggest irrigation dam

October 29, 2014 by · Comments Off on DavOr LGU, WB, DA open Mindanao’s biggest irrigation dam 

By Lilian C. Mellejor

CATEEL, Davao Oriental, Oct. 28 (PNA) -– The P289.5 billion Cateel irrigation project was officially unleashed Tuesday morning in Barangay Aragon here, providing a year-round irrigation services for 1,600 hectare rice fields in 11 barangays across the municipality.

Read more