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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

P12 billion in infra projects to be implemented in Mindanao next year

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 Dec) – Around P12 billion in various infrastructure projects will be implemented in Mindanao next year. Sherwin Manual, information unit head of the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP)-Mindanao said in an interview Thursday that they expect a massive implementation of at least 172 infrastructure subprojects in several areas in Mindanao […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Manila Water, Maynilad back new dam project | Inquirer News

The country's top water firms---Manila Water and Maynilad Water Services---have thrown their full support behind the New Centennial Water Source Project-Kaliwa Dam that will provide additional 600.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 1st, 2018

P2-B budget for nat l broadband backed

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is seeking additional funding for the rollout of the National Broadband Project next year. The DICT said in a statement on Friday.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

DICT seeks P2-billion budget for National Broadband Project

The Department of Information and Communications Technology is seeking to secure additional budget for the roll-out next year of the National Broadband Project, a program that seeks to address the country’s poor and costly internet connection......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Matchmaking to produce tie ups between microgrid developers, co-ops

TECHNOLOGY providers, project developers and investors from Asia, Europe and the US are looking to partner with electric cooperatives in bringing electricity to rural communities by building self-sustaining minigrids. The post Matchmaking to produce tie ups between microgrid developers, co-ops appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Infra support for Visayas’ largest enterprise starts

CHRISTMAS came early in Negros Occidental as members of the Negros Swine Integrated Enterprise gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony of the Rehabilitation of Piggery Building and Construction of Feed Mill in La Castellana. Department of Agriculture (DA)-6 Regional Executive Director and DA-Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) Project Director Remelyn R. Recoter said “the rehabilitation of […] The post Infra support for Visayas’ largest enterprise starts appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

Water tank project launched in Marawi

Residents of two conflict-stricken barangays in Marawi City now have additional water supply facilities built with the help of private benefactors......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

Villagers thank gov t for P197-M road project

PENABLANCA, Cagayan, Aug. 6 (PIA) - - Community folksof this town expressed gratitude to the government for the access road project now being constructed under the Philippine Rural Development Project.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

Villagers thank gov t for P197-M road project

PENABLANCA, Cagayan, Aug. 6 (PIA) - - Community folksof this town expressed gratitude to the government for the access road project now being constructed under the Philippine Rural Development Project.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

Villagers thank gov t for P197-M road project

PENABLANCA, Cagayan, Aug. 6 (PIA) – – Community folksof this town expressed gratitude to the government for the access road project now being constructed under the Philippine Rural Development Project Source link link: Villagers thank gov't for P197-M road project.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

LGUs reluctant to propose irrigation projects — PRDP

DAVAO CITY -- Many farm areas around the country stand to benefit from an irrigation system, but proposals from local government units (LGUs) are thin on the ground, an official of the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) said. The post LGUs reluctant to propose irrigation projects — PRDP appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

PRDP gets P9B for infra projects

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/25 July) – The Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP) received a fresh funding for infrastructure projects worth P9.068 billion from the World Bank approved last May this year, an official said. Engr. Danilo Alesna, deputy project director PRDP-Mindanao, said in an interview on Wednesday they have yet to determine what infrastructure projects would […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

World Bank cites ‘satisfactory’ progress of DA’s rural infra projects

THE WORLD Bank has cited the “satisfactory” progress of the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) rural infrastructure projects funded by the Washington-based lender. In its Implementation Status & Results Report dated July 17, the World Bank said that the progress of the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) “continues to be rated satisfactory.” “An assessment of project […].....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

‘Build, Build, Build’ program pays out P17B in salaries

CAPAS, TARLAC --- The "Build, Build, Build" infrastructure program is creating "a lot of new jobs" and has already paid out P17 billion in salaries in the construction industry since January, according to Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III.   The government, he said, spent P281 billion on infrastructure projects in the first five months of the year, 42 percent more than what it spent in the same period last year.   "This is fueling additional income for construction workers, for people who are selling construction materials and, of course, this is creating a lot of new jobs," said Dominguez, who inspected the New Clark City project here along with other Cabinet ...Keep on reading: ‘Build, Build, Build’ program pays out P17B in salaries.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 6th, 2018

700-m section of Laguna Lake Highway opened

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) opened on Tuesday an additional 700-meter section of the Laguna Lake Highway in Taguig City. The new section from Napindan to M.L. Quezon brings to 6.7 kilometers the total length of the highway now accessible to the public. The DPWH initially opened a 4.5-km section of the road last year and a 1.5-km section in March. Protection vs flooding Public Works Secretary Mark Villar said the opening of additional sections of the two-lane highway was in time for the rainy season as it would help protect Taguig against possible flooding. The road has a 2-meter-wide planting strip and drainage. The project also involves the construc...Keep on reading: 700-m section of Laguna Lake Highway opened.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

22 houses for homeless, displaced families soon to rise in Kidapawan 

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 23 June) — At least 322 additional housing units for homeless and displaced families will be constructed here by the city government. City legal officer Christopher Cabilen on Friday led a team conducting a relocation survey in Purok 8, Barangay Sudapin. The team was composed of the project contractor, city engineer, planning […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2018

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