The High Value Crops Development Program is one of the banner programs of the Department of Agriculture created to help address food security, poverty alleviation and sustainable growth. It helps to promote the production, processing, marketing and distribution of high value crops. Strategically, HVCDP helps to increase income, create livelihood opportunity and contribute to national agricultural development of the region.

 

Contact Person:

Regional HVCDP Coordinator: 

Ms. Rosita M. Imperial
Operations Division
DA RFU 5 San Agustin, Pili, Camarines Sur
4777-254

 

 Eligible Beneficiaries: Farmers, Vegetable Growers, Women's Organizations, NGO, People's Org., Agri-Entrepreneurs

 

Requirements:

Within the Strategic Production Zones

Convergence Areas as identified by the convergence initiatives of DA, DAR, and DENR;

Farm Households (included in farm households are backyard farms; small farm areas which are not yet five (5) hectares (for fruits and plantation crops) and less than one (1) hectare (for vegetables); and the primary source of income is farming.

 

 1. Distribution of Assorted Vegetable Seeds and Planting Materials.
 Description   Standard / Estimated Costs (P)
This project aims to increase production, income and livelihood of vegetable and fruit growers in the region and provide access to nutritious, safe, quality and affordable foods.  Assorted seeds - P4,000.00 per kilo
Planting materials - P60.00 per piece
 2. Gulayan sa Paaralan
 Description  Standard / Estimated Costs (P)
This project promotes vegetable production through natural farming in public and private elementary and high schools; establish/maintain school gardens to serve as food basket/main source of commodities to sustain supplementary feeding; and showcase small-scale food production model in schools for the households/communities to replicate, purposely to promote family food security.

 

 

P10,000.00 per school

 

 

3. Establishment of Production Facilities
 Description Standard / Estimated Costs (P)

Enhance production through protective cultivation facilities to adopt to climate change and improved storage facilities.

 

Rainshelter - P50,000.00/unit
Greenhouse - P250,000.00/unit
Screen house - P100,00.00/unit
Nursery -P120,000.00/unit
Seed Storage -P250,000.00 per unit
 4. Small Scale Irrigation System
 Description   Standard / Estimated Costs (P)
 Establishment of small scale irrigation projects in high value crops production areas. Shallow Tube Well -P100,000.00
Small Farm Reservoir - P250,000.00
Spring Development - P100,000.00/unit/site
 5. Provision of Postharvest Equipment and Machinery

 Improved products quality and marketability through provision of PH equipment and machinery in identified production centers.

 

Counterparting scheme (85:15)

Banana Chipperv - P150,000
Fruit Juicer - P60,000
Pili Oil Extraction Machine -P60,000
Pili Oil Filtration Machine - P100,000
Coffee depulper - P60,000
Fruit Processing Equipment - P240,000
Multi-Commodity Solar Dryer - P250,000

 


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HIGH VALUE CROPS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
VISION
 
 MISSION
 OBJECTIVES

 A sustainable and competitive regional vegetable industry producing and supplying superior quality vegetables at reasonable prices through sound production and postharvest technologies as well as stable and equitable agribusiness and marketing systems

 

 

   Ensure availability and access to high quality, nutritious, safe and affordable vegetables;
Provide essential production and postharvest marketing interventions to vegetable growers and enhance their competitiveness & production profitability;
Empower vegetable growers by organizing/federating them; and
Forge strong and dynamic linkages among the key
players of the vegetable industry, while sharing mutual advantages
 1. Improve Production Technologies and Increase Volume of Production by 3% per year of selected vegetable in the Bicol Region
2. Improve Postharvest, Processing, Packaging, Handling & Preservation of vegetables produced within the region
3. Expand marketing and distribution opportunities of vegetable produced within the region
4. Facilitate and harmonize development intervention in the strategic production area(s)/zone(s)

 

Vegetable is an integral part of the daily diet of Bicolanos. Major types of vegetable produce and utilize in Bicol include Eggplant, Squash, Tomato, Ampalaya and Pole Sitao.
 Major Production Areas
 
 AMPALAYA
EGGPLANT 
SQUASH
 POLE SITAO
 Albay        
 

Legazpi City
Camalig
Guinobatan
Oas Polangui

Bacacay
Malinao
Sto. Domingo
Tabaco
Tiwi
Manito
Polangui
Guinobatan
Tabaco
Pio Duran
Malilipot
Sto. Domingo
Tabaco
Daraga
Guinobatan

Camarines Norte

       

 

Daet
Basud
Sta. Elena
Vinzons
Talisay

Daet
J. Panganiban
San Vicente
Sta. Elena

Basud
Capalonga
Daet
San Vicente
Vinzons

Daet
Basud
Paracale
Vinzons

Camarines Sur

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Sipocot
 Libmanan
Ragay
Calabanga
Iriga City
Bula
Pasacao

 

 

 

 

Cabusao
Minalabac
San Fernando
Pamplona
Pasacao
Libmanan
Sipocot
Lupi
Milaor
Calabanga
Naga City
Nabua
Iriga City

 Libmanan
Nabua
Pili
Iriga City
Cabusao
Ragay

 

 

 

 

Naga City
Pili
Nabua
Baao
Bato
Bula
Iriga City
Tigaon
Sangay