Farmers and residents reap emerging benefits of completed PRDP-funded FMR in Masbate

For residents of five barangays in Aroroy, Masbate, having a world-class farm-to-market road (FMR) such as the 15-kilometer Concreting of San Agustin to Tigbao FMR from the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) is worth more than a pot of gold. This coastal town, known for its gold mine site, recently sets the record for completing continue reading : Farmers and residents reap emerging benefits of completed PRDP-funded FMR in Masbate

Young UN ambassador led the World Food Day celebration in Bicol

SAN AGUSTIN, PILI, CAMARINES SUR –  Joining the whole world and the nation in the celebration of the World Food Day (WFD) on October 16, 2020,  the Department of Agriculture in Bicol staged a simple yet meaningful celebration at the 3rd Floor, Training Hall of Field Operations building. 21 year – old Louise Emmanuelle DG. continue reading : Young UN ambassador led the World Food Day celebration in Bicol

401 young Bicolano agri-scholars granted ACEF-GIAHEP scholarship in 2020

SAN AGUSTIN, PILI, CAMARINES SUR – Some 401 lucky applicants out of 430 applicants from Bicol region were granted with scholarships under the Department of Agriculture –  Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (ACEF) – Grants-In-Aid for Higher Education Program (DA ACEF-GIAHEP) for the school year (SY) 2020- 2021 until SY 2024 – 2025. These are in continue reading : 401 young Bicolano agri-scholars granted ACEF-GIAHEP scholarship in 2020

DA assisted Rice Processing Centers help raise buying price of palay

PILI, CAMARINES SUR –  “Napakalakingtulong ng Rice Processing Centers (RPC) naibinigay ng Department of Agriculture saamingkooperatibadahilsatulong ng mga dryers at warehouses nakasama ng RPC ay nakakaya naming bumili ng fresh palaysamgamagsasakasapresyong P14.00,” AnnielenPanerio, General Manager of the Camarines Sur Multipurpose Coop said. The CamSur Multi-purpose Cooperative (CMPC), based in Cadlan, Pili, Camarines Sur is one continue reading : DA assisted Rice Processing Centers help raise buying price of palay

PRDP Bicol RPAB approves 34 proposed slaughterhouses

The proposed sub-projects for the construction of 27 units of “AA” slaughterhouses and rehabilitation and improvement of 7 existing “AA” slaughterhouses submitted by 34 Local government units from all provinces of Bicol were favorably endorsed by the Regional Project Advisory Board (RPAB) of the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) of the Department of Agriculture to continue reading : PRDP Bicol RPAB approves 34 proposed slaughterhouses

DA Bicol joins Serbisyo Caravan in Albay towns amid pandemic

“Ining pagbisita nindo digdi sa harayo ming lugar sarong patunay na dai nindo (government agencies) kami binabayaan lalo na sa oras nin pandemya na nagtatao nin kahaditan sa sakong mga kabarangay.” This was the welcome message of Misibis Barangay Captain Sonny Corral in Tiwi, Albay last September 26, 2020 as the Serbisyo Caravan rolled out continue reading : DA Bicol joins Serbisyo Caravan in Albay towns amid pandemic