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WB mulls $100-million loan for Mindanao’s agriculture

THE World Bank is considering a $100-million loan to boost agricultural productivity and integration of small farmers and fisherfolk in value chains in Mindanao. The post WB mulls $100-million loan for Mindanao’s agriculture appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineOct 12th, 2018

PRDP releases P23M for seaweed, livestock projects in 2 ARMM provinces

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 26 July) – At least 10 agriculture-based startups in Maguindanao and Tawi-Tawi in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) received P23.2 million from the Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP) for projects in seaweed production and goat multiplication, fattening and marketing. PRDP-Mindanao information unit head Sherwin Manual said in an interview on […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Financing pushes onion, garlic growers to plant more

THE LACK of financing discouraged majority of onion and garlic farmers in Miagao, Iloilo from increasing their production. This is the situation until the Department of Agriculture (DA) provided them with a P20-million loan under the Production Loan Easy Access (PLEA) program. “With the easy access financing made available for Miagao farmers, we are expanding […] The post Financing pushes onion, garlic growers to plant more appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 30th, 2018

Ex-DA chief breaks silence, denies being part of P15.78-M car loan mess

BOHOL, Philippines – Former agriculture secretary and incumbent Bohol Third District Representative Arthur Yap denied involvement in the alleged P15.78-million car loan scheme availed of by employees of the Philippine Rice Research Institue (PhilRice). The loan had been questioned at the Office of the Ombudsman ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2018

ADB loan to finance Mindanao infra projects

MANILA, Philippines — At least 11 big-ticket infrastructure projects to be funded by a $380-million loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will be constr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

$380-million ADB loan to finance 11 infra projects in Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government has obtained new loans totalling $380 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to finance roads and bridges in Mindanao. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said in a press release on Friday, January 12, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III and ADB president Takehiko Nakao ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

PH, ADB seal $680-M loan packages

Two loan packages amounting to a total of $680 million were signed by the Philippine government and the Asian Development Bank on Wednesday. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd and ADB President Takehiko Nakao signed a $380-million loan agreement for the Improving Growth Corridors in Mindanao Road Sector Project (IGCMRSP) and led an official exchange of [...] The post PH, ADB seal $680-M loan packages appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 11th, 2018

Zamboanga del Sur to get P35 M agri loan funds

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has extended a P35 million loan to Zamboanga del Sur to help improve the country’s lending for the f.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

DA allots P182 M for Mindanao crop insurance

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has launched a P182 million insurance program for farmers affected by Typhoon Vinta to ensure quick.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2018

DA allots P100 M for typhoon victims

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has set aside P100 million for its insurance and loan program for farmers affected by Typhoons Urduj.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

Crop damage from ‘Urduja’ estimated at P700M

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said tropical storm Urduja (international name: Kai-tak) caused P701.76 million worth of crop damage in the Bicol provinces, Central and Eastern Visayas, and the Caraga region of northeastern Mindanao. The DA said in a report that as of late Wednesday, lost agricultural production was 17,334 metric tons (MT), with damage […] The post Crop damage from ‘Urduja’ estimated at P700M appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017

ADB approves $380-M loan for Zamboanga road rehab

THE Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a $380-million loan to fund the rehabilitation of roads in the Zamboanga Peninsula in a bid to help bolster economic growth in Mindanao. The Improving Growth Corridors in Mindanao Road Sector Project, ADB’s biggest infrastructure investment in the region, aims to widen and realign 280… link: ADB approves $380-M loan for Zamboanga road rehab.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2017

ADB approves $380-M loan to improve Mindanao roads

MANILA, Philippines — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $380-million loan to help improve the road network in the poorest areas of Mindanao, it.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 15th, 2017

ADB approves $380-M loan for Zamboanga road rehab

THE Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a $380-million loan to fund the rehabilitation of roads in the Zamboanga Peninsula in a bid to help bolster economic growth in Mindanao. The Improving Growth Corridors in Mindanao Road Sector Project, ADB’s biggest infrastructure investment in the region, aims to widen and realign 280 […] The post ADB approves $380-M loan for Zamboanga road rehab appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 15th, 2017

GSIS extends P315-M emergency loan for members in Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines — The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) will extend P315 million in emergency loans to its active members and pensioners in five.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 10th, 2017

GSIS allots P315-M loan for Visayas-Mindanao areas

The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has earmarked close to P315 million in emergency loan for its active members and old pensioners in the Visayas and Mindanao areas. Covered are Dumaguete City and Valencia in Negros Oriental; Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte; Payao, Zamboanga Sibugay; and Molave, Zamboanga del Sur. The Negros Oriental areas were hit… link: GSIS allots P315-M loan for Visayas-Mindanao areas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 8th, 2017

New Zealand gives $2.6-million aid to Mindanao farmers

MANILA, Philippines — The New Zealand government is providing $2.6 million or about P124 million for the agriculture sector in Mindanao......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 13th, 2017

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

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

Mindoro gets P60-M loan for hybrid farming

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Agriculture (DA) is allocating a P60-million loan program for Oriental Mindoro as part of the government’s bid to enh.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 31st, 2017

DA allots P60 M for PLEA in N Cotabato

MANILA, Philippines -  The Department of Agriculture (DA) will allocate approximately P60 million to pilot test three areas for its easy access loan program.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 4th, 2017