Philippine Rural Development Program to boost Pangasinan's agriculture

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Philippine Rural Development Program to boost Pangasinan's agriculture 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Feb. 15 — The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) has passed a resolution authorizing Governor Amado Espino Jr. to enter into an amended memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Department of Agriculture (DA) for the implementation of the Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP) and its sub-projects in the province of Pangasinan.

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Davao farmers to benefit from cacao enterprise project

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Davao farmers to benefit from cacao enterprise project 

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 22 — Some 495 cacao farmers will benefit from an enterprise project set to be implemented by the Subasta Integrated Farmers Multi-Purpose Cooperative (SIFMPC) on cacao production and marketing.

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PRDP pushes pili elemi as another sunshine product in Bicol

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on PRDP pushes pili elemi as another sunshine product in Bicol 

By Danny O. Calleja

PILI, Camarines Sur, Dec. 7 (PNA) — Implementers of the Philippine Rural Development Project’s (PRDP) programs in Bicol are pushing on elemi as a product with high potential of bringing sunshine to the region’s pili industry.

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World Bank to finance PHP89.38-M livelihood projects in E. Visayas

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on World Bank to finance PHP89.38-M livelihood projects in E. Visayas 

TACLOBAN CITY, Dec. 8 –- Eastern Visayas will get PHP89.38 million worth of projects under the livelihood component of the World Bank-funded Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP).

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Government, private sectors focus on propagating cacao crop

June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Government, private sectors focus on propagating cacao crop 

DAVAO CITY, June 1 — Known as one of Davao Region's high value crops, both government and private sectors are now focusing on propagating cacao in the different areas of the region.

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DA’s advisory body approves Php1.5-B agri support infra projects for 3 Bicol provinces

April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on DA’s advisory body approves Php1.5-B agri support infra projects for 3 Bicol provinces 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, April 17 (PNA) –The Regional Project Advisory Board (RPAB) for Bicol of the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) has approved various sub-projects worth a total of Php1.5 billion for funding and implementation in the region’s provinces of Albay, Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur this year.

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Mayor says PhP36.7-M FMRs in Sultan Kudarat to spur agri growth

February 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mayor says PhP36.7-M FMRs in Sultan Kudarat to spur agri growth 

ISULAN, Sultan Kudarat, Feb. 5 –- Mayor Diosdado Pallasigue said the farm to market road (FMR) projects here funded by Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) and implemented by the Department of Agriculture (DA-12) will spur massive agricultural growth.

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(Features) PRDP gives hope to Visayas farmers, fisherfolk affected by calamities

February 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Features) PRDP gives hope to Visayas farmers, fisherfolk affected by calamities 

By Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, Feb. 3 (PNA) — Lilybeth Hautea, a housewife who lives in Barangay Tortosa in the coastal town of Manapla, Negros Occidental, could not forget how her family could only tremble helplessly in fear as Typhoon "Yolanda" (Haiyan) battered their village by the sea on November 8, 2013.

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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.

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Private sector support vital to PHL agribusiness development –Alcala

January 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Private sector support vital to PHL agribusiness development –Alcala 

By Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, Jan. 27 (PNA) — Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala said on Tuesday that while the government is keen on creating an efficient business environment to increase earnings and competitiveness of local farmers, assistance from the private sector remains essential for the agriculture sector to be competitive in foreign markets.

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