PRDP-GEF funded seaweeds production and marketing gives new hope to the project beneficiaries

The people of Magallanes are full of hope that one day they will prosper by planting seaweeds. According to the elders, seaweeds used to be abundant and of good quality in their area. It is said that with the good income of the people there, the fishermen have built beautiful houses, and some were able continue reading : PRDP-GEF funded seaweeds production and marketing gives new hope to the project beneficiaries

DA-Bicol conducts seminar for the Elderly on Coping with Old Age

To help the elderly cope with old age and live it graciously and cheerfully, the Department of Agriculture recently conducted a seminar on “Growing Old Graciously and Coping with Old Age Crisis”. About 25 senior citizens from the municipalities of Pili, Minalabac, Ocampo and Canaman attended said training at the DA training Hall. Others attended continue reading : DA-Bicol conducts seminar for the Elderly on Coping with Old Age

Iriga City Vegetable Growers get 2.5 Million worth of gardening package from the DA

IRIGA CITY. To continuously carry out its mission to secure food for urban families amidst our present situation, the Department of Agriculture Bicol thru the High Value Crop Development Program distributed a total of Php 2,529,186.00 worth of gardening equipment to various Urban Vegetable Growers / Organization from different barangays on March 22 at the continue reading : Iriga City Vegetable Growers get 2.5 Million worth of gardening package from the DA

Research-based pili technologies from PRDP-funded R&D, featured in BU’s investment forum

Bicol has always been popular for its pili nut products as confectioneries—whether caramelized, glazed, roasted, salted, or processed into pili roll, mazapan, and tarts. But has anyone heard of sardines in pili pulp oil, pili-flavored yoghurt, pili pulp all-purpose sauce, and pili pulp flour? What about pili pulp as feed for swine, plant-based milk from continue reading : Research-based pili technologies from PRDP-funded R&D, featured in BU’s investment forum