DA’s P1.02-B agri-infra in Mindanao to boost rural productivity
A government development project boosts rural production areas in Mindanao with more agriculture-support infrastructures.
DA-PRDP strengthens document tracking through technology
The Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) has recently launched an online document tracking system (DTS) to enhance the management and tracking of pertinent documents within its offices, thus improving efficiency of the project implementation.
5M IDG project to put up a PGR lab and training center
The Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR), through its director, Dr. Nicomedes P. Eleazar, officially sealed its support to the project “Establishment of Plant Genetic Research (PGR) Laboratory and Training Center” at the Central Bicol State University of Agriculture (CBSUA). Signing the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for the PhP 5M-project opposite Dir. Eleazar was CBSUA Vice President for Research and Development, Prof. Josephine F. Cruz.
Preemptive, quick disaster response makes PH agri resilient
The Department of Agriculture (DA) is confident that aside from its regular programs on boosting productivity, the agency’s preemptive and quick disaster response mechanisms have enabled the agriculture sector become resilient from the adverse effects of calamities.
PHL, Vietnam to collaborate on high value crops, strengthen fisheries cooperation
The Department of Agriculture said today the Philippines and Vietnam have agreed to collaborate on integrated pest management and exchange information on post-harvest technologies and processing in high-value crops, and also strengthen cooperation in the fisheries sector.
With modernization steps, DA expects boom in PH fisheries
The Department of Agriculture (DA) is positive that the efforts of the government to modernize the Philippine fisheries have enabled the sector to gain momentum for sustainable and inclusive growth.
No more gravel farm-to-market roads—DA
The government, under the Aquino administration, no longer builds “all-weather” gravel farm-to-market roads (FMRs) as it resolved as early as July 2010 to build only concrete FMRs in the country, according to the Department of Agriculture (DA).
DA-PRDP implements P272-M FMRs in Sibugay
The Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) in Region 9 is now implementing over P272 million (M) worth of farm-to-market roads in four municipalities of Zamboanga Sibugay.
PRDP to fund at least P53M worth of enterprises sub-projects
The Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) has initially allotted over P53.34 million (M) worth of enterprise support sub-projects this year to help small farmers and producers in the rural communities.