farm to market roads - updates

Rappler's latest stories on farm to market roads


Fresh corruption charges vs Sajid Ampatuan over P500-M road projects

Jul 23, 2018 - 12:51 PM

The former Maguindanao governor is already facing 197 counts of corruption charges before the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan

CORRUPTION CHARGES. The Office of the Ombudsman indicts anew former Maguindanao governor Datu Sjid Islam Ampatuan over anomalous P500 million worth farm-to-market projects. File photo by Jef Maitem

Dismayed House panel wants bigger agriculture budget

Aug 03, 2017 - 4:50 PM

In a budget hearing lawmakers express support for the Department of Agriculture s original budget proposal of P220 billion significantly higher than the P60 6 billion that economic managers set

DEFERRED. The House committee on appropriation defers the consideration of the Department of Agriculture's proposed budget for 2018. File photo by Rappler

Piñol wants rationalization of PH rural road programs

Jul 25, 2017 - 5:37 PM

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol says the farm to market road program should get at least P20 billion in the 2018 budget

Agusan del Sur villagers monitor farm-to-market road projects

Jul 18, 2016 - 4:06 PM

In barangays San Isidro Talacogon and Songkoy of Esperanza town leaders and residents actively track the progress of projects in their villages and make sure that these are up to standards

CITIZEN MONITORING. PRDP personnel, LGU engineer, contractor and local residents actively join the monitoring of the ongoing concreting of Tag-Anahaw-San Isidro farm-to-market road in Esperanza, Agusan del Sur. Photo by Gian Enrique

Local roads, progress, and 2016 elections: Will voters choose wisely?

May 05, 2016 - 11:59 AM

Will voters elect leaders capable of long term planning? Or will they fall for empty promises again?

Roads, poverty and the 2016 elections

Apr 05, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Will you vote for leaders who can plan better and are more transparent about road projects?

Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

PH gov't to spend P6.5B to upgrade provincial roads in 2016

Jan 03, 2016 - 9:52 PM

The Philippine government lays out plans to improve roads in 73 provinces

STRATEGIC INVESTMENT. Referred to as the 'missing middle,' the KALSADA program will have a large impact on making provinces, cities, and municipalities more business-friendly and competitive. Photo by Karlos Manlupig/Rappler

PH should boost R and D sector – economist

Jul 16, 2015 - 9:30 AM

The Philippines needs to build more farm to market roads and boost the research and development sector to sustain or even improve its economic growth says an economist

LIBERALIZATION. If the Philippines wants to make the most of ASEAN integration, the country must introduce essential reforms including the liberalization of key sectors of the economy. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz / Rappler

Gov't allots P6.25B for farm-to-market roads in 2015

Apr 22, 2015 - 4:47 PM

The Department of Agriculture says farm to market roads in the pipeline amount to a total of P70 billion in funds

ROADS FOR FARMERS. Farm-to-market roads play a significant role in the livelihood and food security of farmers and the entire country's rural economy. Graphic by Mara Elize Mercado/Rappler

P36.7M rural road upgrades underway

Feb 08, 2015 - 4:52 PM

The farm to market road projects are funded under the World bank supported Philippine Rural Development Project

The future of rural roads

Mar 08, 2014 - 7:42 AM

Roads in remote rural areas tend to be ignored while those closer to Manila are prioritized

FUTURE ROADS. Will the Philippines have better rural roads in the future? The Department of Agriculture is optimistic about the future of agricultural infrastructures like farm-to-market roads. File photo from EPA

Farm-to-market roads: A farmer's journey

Mar 07, 2014 - 10:16 AM

What role do Farm to Market Roads play in the livelihood and food security of farmers and their families?

FARM-TO-MARKET ROADS. FMRs play a significant role in the livelihoods and household food security of farmers, as well as in the entire country's rural economy. Graphic by Mara Elize Mercado/Rappler

P1.6-B for farm-to-market roads released

Mar 03, 2013 - 7:54 PM

Developing farm to market roads is a key component of the Aquino administration’s drive to invest further in infrastructure and public construction

P1.6 billion for better roads to expand farmers' capacity to sell their goods