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Jose Santino Bunachita’s article, “Basura Mo, Sardinas Ko”, in yesterday’s issue of Cebu Daily News, was quite interesting. It highlighted the innovative way by which the Cebu City government is dealing with the huge waste challenge it faces, and had to deal with, for decades already.
Despite the National Food Authority’s (NFA) assertion the country needs to immediately import 250,000 metric tons (MT) of rice, the Department of Agriculture (DA) believes otherwise.
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and Oceana Philippines have teamed up to create a National Management Framework Plan for sardines — the first of its kind for the country.
THE Philippine-Hungary Business Forum was convened yesterday along with the re-opening of the Embassy of Hungary in Manila, signaling more economic cooperation between the two countries.
Our actions today will define our tomorrow.
According to Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), within the next 30 years, all areas of the Philippines will be warmer by around two degrees Celsius, with our already scorching temperatures even higher during the summer months.
A strengthened fisheries sector is seen to help alleviate those in poverty.
Are we going hungry? Yes, we are but before I give you the numbers, let me tell you a little story.
MANILA, March 7 (Reuters) - The Philippines' food security agency said on Tuesday it was looking to import 250,000 tonnes of rice as soon as possible via a government-to-government deal with any of its traditional suppliers such as Vietnam and Thailand.
Of the three major economic sectors – services, industry and agriculture – the latter is probably the most challenged, particularly because one of the challenges – weather disturbances – is beyond human control and often very destructive.