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PH rural devt project gets additional $170M

The World Bank will provide $170 million in additional financing for the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP), which was described as one of the country’s “most innovative”. In a statement on Friday, the Washington-based multilateral lender said the funding approved by its board of executive directors would support the development of rural infrastructure such as [...] The post PH rural devt project gets additional $170M appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netJan 12th, 2018

WB approves $170M funding for PHL rural projects

THE World Bank has approved $170 million in additional funding for programs that seek to develop provinces Philippines by building more roads, bridges, and irrigation systems. In a statement, the multilateral lender announced on Friday that it will be extending a bigger credit line for the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP), which is a nationwide […] The post WB approves $170M funding for PHL rural projects appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

DA to rank projects under expanded PRDP

THE Agriculture department will be using a prioritization scheme for infrastructure development proposals under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) in a bid to maximize the use of an anticipated $170-million World Bank loan. The loan, targeted to be utilized in 2018, will be part of the $450 million in additional financing that the department [...] The post DA to rank projects under expanded PRDP appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Italy allots P2.52B to DAR’s rural devt program

THE Italian government has earmarked P2.52 billion for rural infrastructure and agri-enterprise development, ca-pacity-building and project management in farming communities in the Philippines, as part of its continuing support for the eradication of pove.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 26th, 2016

Aussie shipbuilder raises stake in PH

Australia-based global ship building company Austal is raising its stake in the Philippine shipbuilding industry by expanding its shipyard in Balamban, Cebu, to be able to manufacture larger sea vessels. Aboitiz Construction Inc., the privately held construction arm of the Aboitiz Group, recently bagged the contract to design and construct the expansion facilities for Austal Philippines Pty Ltd. "This expansion will more than double the capability of the shipyard in terms of output and size of vessels it can manufacture. It will also generate hundreds of additional employment," said Mitch Barnett, Austal Philippines project manager. "With the rapid growth of Austal Philippines' ...Keep on reading: Aussie shipbuilder raises stake in PH.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

HIV treatment based on wild sage up for final review, P5M in funding

DAVAO CITY — A research project evaluating the use of wild sage to treat Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is up for final technical assessment, which would open the door for an additional P5-million grant. The study’s proponent is Nelyn Mae T. Cadotdot, a researcher from the University of Immaculate Conception (UIC) in Davao City who […] The post HIV treatment based on wild sage up for final review, P5M in funding appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 27th, 2018

Clashes as French police clear anti-airport protest camp

French anti-capitalist activists clashed with riot police at burning barricades Monday during a huge security operation to clear a rural protest camp at the site of an abandoned airport project. Clashes as French police clear anti-airport protest camp French anti-capitalist activists clashed with riot police at burning barricades Monday during a huge security operation to… link: Clashes as French police clear anti-airport protest camp.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

P1.8B worth of infra projects allocated to DPWH-Biliran DEO for FY 2018 with additional projects

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Biliran District Engineering Office gets an additional budget for project implementation this year worth P1.8B which comprises 63 projects......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

NLEX builds new lane at San Fernando interchange

CITY of San Fernando, Pampanga -- To ease traffic congestion, an additional lane at the San Fernando interchange northbound exit is being constructed by the NLEX Corporation. Set to be completed this month, the project addresses the heavy volume of vehicles in this area in Pampanga, especially during rush hour.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 16th, 2018

PRDP backs Mindanao growers with nearly P400M

DAVAO CITY — Funding worth P398.63 million from the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) has been allocated for 84 enterprise projects covering 15 commodities in Mindanao. In a statement released over the weekend, the PRDP-Mindanao office said 77 of these projects, accounting for P363.16 million, have been approved while the rest are still being processed. […] The post PRDP backs Mindanao growers with nearly P400M appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2018

P153-M feeder port’s completion eyed in 2019

BACOLOD City – A 280-meter feeder port/fish landing project in Sagay City, Negros Occidental, which will benefit 12,000 fisherfolks, will be finished on April 18, 2019. The P153-million project is financed by the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP). Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. together with Department of Agriculture Regional Executive Director and Project Director […] The post P153-M feeder port’s completion eyed in 2019 appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 31st, 2018

World Bank approves $170-M for Philippine rural development

MANILA, Philippines — The World Bank on Friday announced it has approved $170 million worth of additional financing for the Philippine Rural Development Proj.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

Pacquiao vows bigger PSC budget

SENATOR Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao assured the Philippine Sports Commission yesterday that in his capacity as chairman of the Senate committee on Sports, he shall push for additional budget allocation of the agency for 2019. Speaking in the press conference for the PSC-Pacquiao Amateur Boxing Cup, a joint grassroots sports project….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

Citizens urged to monitor subproject implementation

BENEFICIARIES of the subproject Hipona-Canapian-Quinabonglan farm-to-market road (FMR) with bridge initiated under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) were encouraged to conduct citizens’ monitoring during the implementation stage. This was highlighted by Manuel O. Olanday, deputy project director of the Regional Project Coordination Office 6, during the groundbreaking of the P196.997-million subproject […] The post Citizens urged to monitor subproject implementation appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 1st, 2017

Firm ‘abandons’ rural health building project

TAPAZ, Capiz – The contractor of the P10.8-million Rural Health Unit (RHU) building of this town is facing charges for allegedly abandoning the project. Pacific Summit Construction Group, Inc. (PSCGI) could be charged for breach of contract for stopping the work on the RHU project since last week of July 2017 without any prior notice. […] The post Firm ‘abandons’ rural health building project appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 27th, 2017

DA expects additional P8-B WB funding

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) expects an P8-billion additional financing from the World Bank next year as it ramps up its rural in.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 18th, 2017

Biochar study opens doors for rural tech devt

Biochar study opens doors for rural tech devt.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 10th, 2017

PRDP allots P212 million for small enterprises

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 3 Aug) – The Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) said it has earmarked some P212 million for enterprise development that can be accessed by farmers and fisherfolks until next year. PRDP-Mindanao information unit head Sherwin Manual told reporters Wednesday that their Investments in Rural Enterprise and Agriculture and Fisheries Productivity (I-REAP) [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2017

PRDP allots P7.99 billion for infra projects in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 2 Aug) – The Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) said it allotted P7.99 billion, or at least 40 percent of its total infrastructure budget of P20 billion, to finance the construction of 171 infrastructure projects in Mindanao. PRDP-Mindanao information unit head Sherwin Manual told reporters Wednesday that they have already completed [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2017

RDC-11 endorses project for MSMEs

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/31 July) – The Regional Development Council of Region 11 has endorsed for funding a project that will support the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises. Endorsed by RDC-11 is the Rural Agro-Enterprise Partnership for Inclusive Development and Growth (RAPID Growth) project of the Department of Trade and Industry to the Investment Coordination Committee of [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 31st, 2017

Agribusiness: Zamboanga co-op wins PRDP financing for cacao program

SINDANGAN, Zamboanga del Norte has won approval from the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) for its P32-million proposal for a cacao development program......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017