Category: Agriculture

DUTERTE FOCUSED ON FOOD SECURITY ISSUES

Dispels rumors about being ill President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night dispelled rumors about being ill, saying he purposely decided to be out of public eye last week because he was busy reviewing and signing papers that involved “agriculture” issues. Duterte did not elaborate the particular agriculture document […]

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EXPORT PHILIPPINE BANANAS going bananas

Struggling banana industry seeks lower fees, fewer restrictions  March 25, 2021, 8:11 pm MANILA – The Pilipino Banana Growers and Entrepreneurs Association (PBGEA) is calling for fewer government fees and more supportive ordinances to pump up the troubled industry.PBGEA executive director Stephen Antig told the Philippine News Agency […]

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New PCA Board prioritizes creation of Coco Industry Dev’t Plan

 March 19, 2021 MANILA–The Department of Agriculture-Philippine Coconut Authority (DA-PCA) bared that its newly reconstituted Board has agreed to prioritize the crafting of Coconut Farmers and Industry Development Plan (CFIDP).DA-PCA Administrator Benjamin Madrigal, Jr. on Friday said the CFIDP, which will be… Read More Reconstituted PCA Board holds inaugural […]

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ASF HITS DAVAO REGION

Culling continues in affected areas  January 20, 2021 DAVAO CITY – Depopulation of pigs infected by the African swine fever (ASF) has continued in the neighboring provinces of Davao Oriental and Davao de Oro, the Department of Agriculture in Region 11 (DA-11) said in a statement Wednesday.DA-11 said […]

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