DA Bicol turns over P55.2 M farm machineries to farmers’ associations

SAN AGUSTIN, PILI, CAMARINES SUR – The Department of Agriculture distributed various farm machineries and equipment totaling P55.2 Million to 130 farmers’ associations from Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Sorsogon. The mass distribution was held at the Farmers’ Hall, DA RFO 5 compound here on July 29, 2019. Among the equipment distributed which were continue reading : DA Bicol turns over P55.2 M farm machineries to farmers’ associations

PRDP-funded enterprise subprojects in the works for Bicol’s cassava, coconut, and swine

PILI, CAMARINES SUR – Enterprise development subprojects on cassava, coconut and swine being proposed for funding under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) in Bicol are now being crafted. PRDP-Bicol is currently assisting four municipal local government units and proponent groups in preparing business plans for the proposed Investments in Rural Enterprises and Agriculture and continue reading : PRDP-funded enterprise subprojects in the works for Bicol’s cassava, coconut, and swine

DA-Bicol hosts South Luzon Cluster AEW, LFT Rice Achievers 2018 Awarding Ceremonies

The Department of Agriculture (DA) conferred the 2018 Rice Achievers Awards (RAA) to 74 agricultural extension workers (AEWs) and 11 local farmer technicians (LFTs) from Calabarzon, Mimaropa and Bicol during the South Luzon Cluster Awarding Ceremonies for CY 2018 RAA. DA-Bicol hosted the event in Naga City on July 24, 2019. The RAA recognized the continue reading : DA-Bicol hosts South Luzon Cluster AEW, LFT Rice Achievers 2018 Awarding Ceremonies

More LGUs urged to avail of PRDP-funded projects

PILI, CAMARINES SUR – As a newly-elected local chief executive (LCE) of Pandan, a 4th class municipality in the island province of Catanduanes, Mayor Honesto Tabligan II’s development thrust is building up cooperatives and focusing on priority commodities. He saw a connectivity between his administration’s development plan and the Department of Agriculture (DA) Philippine Rural continue reading : More LGUs urged to avail of PRDP-funded projects

Grievance Redress Mechanism promotes community’s accountability, support to project supervision

VIRAC, CATANDUANES – “Grievance Redress Mechanism (GRM) is not just a forum for complaints but rather an opportunity to improve service delivery.” This was underscored by Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP)-Bicol Social and Environmental Safeguards (SES) Officer Teresita Blanqueza during the Trainings on Citizens Monitoring Tool, Barangay Implementing Team and Grievance Redress Mechanism (GRM) held continue reading : Grievance Redress Mechanism promotes community’s accountability, support to project supervision