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  • What is the Philippine Rural Development Program

    The Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP) is a six-year program (2013-2018) designed to establish the government platform for a modern, climate-smart, and market-oriented agri-fishery sector. It focuses on expanding market access and improving competitiveness while introducing reforms in the internal operations of the Department of Agriculture. The program contributes to inclusive growth by unleashing the economic potential of rural producers by investing in targeted, climate resilient agri-fishery infrastructure and by upgrading value to agri-based enterprises identified in ground-validated Provincial Commodity

  • Caraga Regional Development Council endorses procurement of Rapidly Deployable Communications Equipment

    In recent years, Caraga experienced several disasters that resulted in deaths and destruction of properties. The timely sharing of information has been identified to minimize or lessen the adverse impact of calamities. However, the immediate reestablishment of a fast and reliable communications network during disasters is a challenge. The National Telecommunications Commission-Caraga has identified the establishment of a Rapidly Deployable Communications Equipment as crucial in providing vital information to decision-makers, emergency service responders and other stakeholders especially in the aftermath

  • PhP128M irrigation projects of Jabonga, Agusan del Norte gets Caraga Regional Development Council nod

    Two irrigation projects amounting to PhP128 million in Jabonga, Agusan del Norte were endorsed by the Caraga Regional Development Council (RDC) through RDC Resolution No. 11, series of 2015 last March 26, 2015. The Puyo Small River Irrigation Project will irrigate 380 hectares costing PhP120 million while the Cuyago Small River Irrigation Project will irrigate 30 hectares and costs PhP8 million. These irrigation projects are expected to stimulate the agriculture sector of Agusan del Norte by expanding the existing irrigated

  • Caraga Regional Development Council steers FY 2016 regional budget review

      The National Budget Memorandum (NBM) No. 123 dated January 28, 2015 recognizes the critical role of the Regional Development Councils (RDCs) in the FY 2016 National Budget Preparation. Pursuant to Executive Order No. 325, Series of 1996, the RDC is tasked to conduct a regional budget review to ensure alignment and harmonization of the programs, projects and activities of the national government agencies (NGAs) and local government units for greater impact at the grassroots level. The Caraga RDC issued

  • Caraga turns over a new leaf at 20

      The Caraga Region, created through Republic Act 7901 on February 23, 1995, is now 20 years old! The region during its platinum anniversary is recognizing various milestones. The occasion, dubbed as “Caraga at 20,” was celebrated with a parade participated by regional line agencies (RLAs), local government units (LGUs) and other partners. A Thanksgiving Mass and Opening Programme followed highlighting the first ever State of the Regional Address (SORA) by Regional Development Council (RDC) Chairperson Sol Matugas. Authors of